Physical Theater, Clown, & Mime Instructor
International variety artist Michael Trautman has been performing his one-man shows around the world since 1977. He has appeared in such prestigious venues as the New York International Festival of Clown Theater, Festival D’Ete in Quebec, the General Jackson Showboat at Opryland USA, the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He was featured on WOW! The Most Awesome Acts On Earth, an ABC Television Special, The Statler Brothers Show on TNN, CCTV in Beijing, China, and Le Plus Grande Cabaret du Monde on France 2 TV. Michael was the star clown in the national tour of OOPS! The Big Apple Circus Stage Show directed by Tony Walton, and from 2006 until 2010 Michael had the pleasure of working on the Broadway bound production of Busker Alley starring Jim Dale.