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Tips for Entry

Take classes in dance, acting (especially improvisation), mime, and gymnastics. You may find a studio or gym in your area that offers classes in juggling, trampoline, acrobatics, magic, or other skills useful for clowns.

Volunteer to perform as a clown for hospitals, parades, or charitable events.

Talk to clowns about their career. Ask them for advice on how to break into the field.

Participate in competitions offered by the World Clown Association and Clowns of America, International to raise your professional profile.

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