Jeff Raz from The Snow Clown

Jeff Raz’s New Book ‘The Snow Clown’

The Snow Clown: Cartwheels on Borders from Alaska to Nebraska

Chapter 1: The Frozen River, Kwethluk, Alaska 1980

“TAKE IT, CLOWN BOY. You can fly this crate until we get to the Kuskokwim.” The bush pilot lets go of her steering wheel, or what would be a steering wheel if we were in a car. I grab mine, pulling back a little too hard, and the Cessna swoops up sharply. “Easy, Clown Boy. Just keep us here at 500 feet and follow the shoreline.”

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Jeff Raz has performed nationally and internationally for decades, starring in circuses (Cirque du Soleil, Pickle Family Circus, and more) and plays, including Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors on Broadway. He is a graduate of Dell’Arte International, the author of 15 plays, and the director of dozens of circus and theater productions. He co-founded Vaudeville Nouveau in 1982, the S.F. New Vaudeville Festival in 1985, The Clown Conservatory in 2000, and the Medical Clown Project in 2010. Jeff continues to write, perform, direct, and teach as well as work globally as a communications consultant.

Jeff was recently interviewed in Alameda Magazine. Read more here.