Bonkers the Clown Clowns

Bonkers the Clown - Arkansas Clowns

Bonkers the Clown is an actor, musician and clown who has performed professionally since attending SMU in 1972; from which he earned a BFA in 1976. He has performed in variety shows for Mark Wilson Magic - Official Site in Hollywood, toured throughout the Midwest for a Chicago school assembly booking agency, and traveled nationwide for Paul Osborne Magic & Illusion in Dallas.

From 1988-1991, Bonkers appeared daily on a local children's television show called "Club 27" on Channel 27. For the past 20 years, he's hosted the children's entertainment tent for festival events at Addison and performs for the Adolphus/Children's Medical Center Christmas Parade in downtown Dallas!

Bonkers the Clown has also been named Top Clown by the Dallas Times Herald and is the winner of the Golden Wand Award, Robert Houdin Award, and co-winner of a Bronze Quill for excellence in public relations programs.

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Strolling: Strolling pocket magic tricks, juggling, balloon animals - hospitality work, meet and greet, photo ops, hand-out gifts/materials, hospital or charity visits, etc. Singing telegrams.

Birthday Show: Bonkers has a special birthday party magic show with face-painting, magic tricks, audience participation, juggling, comedy gags and balloon animals for all the birthday guests! Children's songs performed live also available!

Stage Show: Stage Shows for School Assembly Programs, Scout Banquets, Church Socials, Fairs And Festivals: "JUST SAY NO!" - Magic show reinforcing the Anti-Drug message! "CHECK IT OUT" - Magic and juggling gets students into the library to check out more books and READ! "STRANGER DANGER" - assists younger students to recognize threatening situations, and internalize methods of avoidance and escape! "SAVE THE EARTH" and Environ-Magic show on recycling, reducing and conservation! "CIRCUS MAGIC" just for fun, with comedy gags, audience participation, magic, & juggling!


Strolling: $160/hr with a two hour minimum.*

Birthday Show: $280 for a show for 20 children or less.*

Stage Show: $400 for the show description outlined above.*

*All pricing is in US Dollars and is subject to change if your specific requirements differ from the descriptions.

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It was so wonderful! John was the main attraction. Even the adults sat around and watched him! I would love to have him and even another act at our future events. 5 stars!
Felecia Jones, Tulsa, OK
Amazing and Entertaining!
John was absolutely amazing! The kids loved him and continued to talk about him after he was gone. He was so entertaining!
Julia G.

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