Puff the Clown

puffClowning 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.