Joel Jeske – Clown, Comedian
The Play Ground
The ultimate “Komedian” for kids! This fun and fast-paced comedy variety show is perfect for children and parents alike. MR. JOEL is an amazing “jack of all trades” when it comes to entertaining. Contained within his riotous shows Music! Magic! Hilarious comedy! Audience participation! And “dangerous” and “not so dangerous” feats of daring and circus skill! As MR. JOEL says: “An show without laughter is a pretty quiet show.”
Joel Jeske is an award winning family entertainer for over 25 years. He is a one-man variety show and comedian for kids performing everything from music and magic to circus and physical comedy. Joel began his career touring as a clown with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and has been seen in film, on television, and on Broadway. Joel has toured and created material for Cirque Du Soleil and was the physical comedy consultant for SpongeBob Squarepants: The Musical. He performed, toured, and taught for over 17 years with New York’s very own Big Apple Circus. He loves New York and is currently on staff at four New York hospitals as pediatric clown Dr. Yadontsay with the non-profit Healthy Humor.
Joel’s entertainment philosophy is simple: The shortest distance between two people is a laugh.