Puff the Clown
Clowning since 1980 with the Chimo Clowns of Winnipeg.
Listed below are just some of her accomplishments:
- Puff, along with her partner in fun, DeeDee the Clown, performed at the First International Clown Festival Mumbai India November 2010
- Puff has trained at the World’s Largest Clown School from 2004-2009 by Ringling Brothers and other professionals from around the World
- 5 years at clown camp at the University of Wisconsin Clown Camp in La Crosse Wisconsin
- 2010 Winner of the World Clown Association White Face Clown Competition
- Has been an executive member of the Chimo Clowns for 25 years consecutively
- Has been teaching clowning to new Chimo members for 20 years
- Was on the Executive of Bump-a-Nose Clowns for two consecutive years
- Has taught basic clowning to adults in a classroom setting for 3 years at an Adult Education facility.
- This included the three main types of clown make up, costuming, pocket magic, birthday party clowning, beginning and intermediate balloon sculpting
Skills include magic, facepainting, balloon sculpting, juggling, co-operative games, crafts, Clown Ministry and safety clowning
- Specializes in Fear Free birthday parties for the very young child
- Special Day Care and Pre-School Shows
Workshops for children learning balloon sculptures and juggling
- Attended Clown Camp 2005, 06, 07, and 2009.
- Instructor and on the Board of Directors at California Clown Campin’ in 2010
- World Clown Association Convention held in April 2010
Specialized in Safety Clowning. Currently a co-founder of a not for profit corporation,
LAFS Canada Inc. (Life and Fire Safety) Presenting fire and safety shows in schools around Manitoba
Valerie and Deanna are co-Owners
Laughter Without Borders.
Involved with establishing LAFS Canada a non-profit organization teaching Life and Fire Safety.
They share an award from SMILE (Safety Messages in Life Education) for Best Clown Safety Routine
Has been awarded a Mark Anthony Scholarship to attend Clown Camp La Crosse Wisconsin.