About Me

Karen Bell performed with Ringling Bros. Circus as a featured and producing clown for 8 years and is the only female clown to present a solo ring gag in the history of the show. She has toured the world twice with the Department of Defense. Currently she performs and teaches with Circus Sarasota’s Laughter Unlimited program. Karen has been featured in Network TV, Indie Films, headlined at the World Clown Conference in 2009 and has taught at Red Skelton Clown Camp, Mooseburger Clown Arts Camp and the Clowns of America International Conference.
Karen has created several one-woman stage shows, teaches children’s clowning workshops, and performs at parties.
Karen is also available as roaming entertainment at fairs and festivals or for face painting and balloon animals.

Karen on the cover of Disney's Sing Along Songs, "Let's Go To the Circus!"