Our Favorite Fools

Celebrate April 1st with a laugh courtesy of these clowns who have performed and taught at Open Space

To these professional fools, April Fool’s Day is a year-round celebration. Meet some of the incredible performers who have graced Open Space, and made us laugh, through the years. Please visit their website, give their social media a follow, and have a good chuckle along with us!


Avner the Eccentric

Internationally renowned Avner the Eccentric, a master of the art of physical comedy, taught a master class at Open Space in 2013


Bill Robison

Bill Robison – has transported Open Space and Moisture Festival audiences alike to a zany, unpredictable and hilarious world.


Photo by Jeremy Center

Henrik Bothe

Henrik Bothe has performed in four languages, 50 states, and 22 countries since 1984, including Open Space several times over the years at the Moisture Festival and Bulesco Nottourno.


Iman Lizarazu

Iman Lizarazu is an eccentric performer, combining a variety of clowning skills into one art form. A clown, a juggler, a visual artist, gardener, chef, and prankster, she performed her solo show at Open Space in 2010.


Photo by Pierre Feniello

Room Circus Medical Clowning

Friends of Open Space Room Circus Medical Clowning bring joy and laughter to those in need of healing, mentally or physically, with customized improvisational humor, magic, and music. They perform at Seattle Children’s Hospital and their website is a must-visit if you aren’t yet familiar with this stellar organization!


Terry Crane

Terry Crane last performed at Open Space fall 2019, director of Acrobatic Conundrum and internationally touring new circus arts company who has held 3 residences at Open Space over the last 8 years



UMO Ensemble

The UMO Ensemble is the Open Space resident physical theater company full of clowns!

Photo by Michelle Bates


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