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A clown is a kind of stunts to amuse others. They usually wear makeup that hides their real face, a large with brightly-colored hair, and baggy, padded clothing. Clowns pretend to be clumsy, but must be and in real life, to perform their job well., or , who performs and
Many clowns belong to a interact with an audience. Others learn from experienced clowns, or through study and practice., while others or belong to a , who helps them find work. Some clowns study at a clown college or clown school, where they learn , and other physical skills, and ways to
Clowns in Popular Culture[change | edit source]
Clowns are sometimes mentioned in other forms of entertainment. I Pagliacci is an opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo, about clowns. This theme was borrowed by Smokey Robinson, when he wrote "The Tears of a Clown" working with Stevie Wonder. Red Skelton was a popular entertainer, who performed clown routines on television.