PENELOPE the Clownradiates playful adorableness and subversive silliness.She is impulsive, joyful, unfiltered and emotional. PENELOPE has appeared at Dixon Place, HERE Arts Center, Stonewall Inn, Chinatown Soup, The People's Improv Theater SoloFest, NY Clown Theater Festival at The Brick, Force Majeure at Cobra Club, The Tank, PortFringe Festival, and Fringe PVD.
"Tonight was the first time in my adult life that a clown made me cry. Not because she was scary, but because she made me feel things." - Betsy Propane
Kaitlin Kaufman is an award-winning performing artist and theater maker based in NYC. She specializes in red-nose clown and solo performance. She trained in Lecoq technique at HELIKOS Scuola Internazionale di Creazione Teatrale with Giovanni Fusetti, Matteo Destro and Elizabeth Baron. She has over 5 years of experience working as a therapeutic clown in hospitals, nursing homes, psychiatric facilities and medically-supervised summer camps.