Aaron Watkins

Pre-Show Clowns, Stilts 

Aaron Watkins, Sailor Circus Clown Coach and Circus Arts In Healthcare Program Manager. Aaron has laughed with people around the world – from Lincoln Center and The White House to China and Dubai to the three rings of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey. He is a proud recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award for his work with the Big Apple Circus and Paul Newman’s Hole-In-The-Wall Gang Camp. Aaron co-produced the NY International Festival of Clown-Theatre, directed Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade clowns and served as Dean of Students at Ringling’s famed Clown College. He has taught and lectured on clowning and acting at schools, theatres and professional conferences across the country.