Brian Foley

Brian Foley*


Brian Foley is an award-winning variety artist with a 31 year international career. Performing highlights include 5 appearances on Sesame Street, 10 years of World Clown Festivals in China, and headlining multiple cruise lines in the Caribbean sea. As a clown he holds a Golden Nose award and a Sherman Brothers Memorial Award for Excellence in Clowning, and he has toured nationally and internationally with Bambouk Clown Theatre, Cirque Voila, Cirque du Jour, and Parallel Exit. A former company member with MacArthur award-winning Bond Street Theatre, he has taught clown and physical theatre to the company of Synetic Theater, NYU drama students, and the graduating classes of Shanghai Theatre Academy. He has appeared alongside Madonna, Steve Martin, and Charo, and gotten his bottom pinched by Rosie O'Donnell. He holds his BFA from NYU and his MFA from ASU, Phi Kappa Phi. He produces a monthly vaudeville show in Phoenix called Valley Variety, and continues to make art in all corners of the globe. Learn more at


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*A member of the Actor's Union