Is becoming a clown right for me?

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What do clowns do?
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Are clowns happy with their careers?
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Still unsure if becoming a clown is the right career path? to find out if this career is right for you. Perhaps you are well-suited to become a clown or another similar career!

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How to become a Clown

Clowning is still one of the most unusual and character-driven areas of performance art. Most clowns begin with small children’s shows for birthday parties within the home, and then progress as they develop their act and establish a client base for repeat customers.

There are no formal academic qualifications to becoming a clown, although a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts or in Visual and Performing Arts can be useful. Both degrees teach the skills necessary to conduct a public performance.