Lauren is an award-winning Pochinko clown artist from Edmonton Alberta. She began her journey at the University of Alberta Lauren training with Jan Henderson studying Neutral mask, and Michael Kennard studying Pochinko clown. Since then she has continued to pursue clown via online workshops, and mentorship from Michael Kennard.

In 2021 Lauren received a Canada Council Grant to pursue clown training with John Turner, Karen Hines, and Michael Kennard (The team of Mump & Smoot). Lauren recently came from One North Clown & Creation, where she studied with John Turner.

Lauren has made various works in festivals across Canada including, Vancouver FORM Festival, The Nextfest Festival, Fluid Festival, The Common Clown festival.


  • Baby Clown
  • Extreme Joey & August
  • Buoffon
  • Neo Bouffon
  • Neutral mask

Selected clown credits



Created & Performed – Lauren Brady 
Coach – Christine Lesiak

Presented– Play the Fool – Rookie Cabaret 2022



onPOINT is a reimagining of the classic ballet Swan Lake through clown and classical ballet. Lauren uses the themes of Swan Lake to outline gender stereotypes still placed on women in society today.

Watch Odette re-discover her story and reminisce on the good old days. Will Odette remember her story and find true love, or get further lost in her disillusions?


Video of performance can be shared upon request.




Created & Performed – Lauren Brady 
Stage Manager – Zachary Strom
Mentor – Mike Kennard

Presented– Nextfest Festival 2022


Special Thanks to John Turner, Karen Hines, and Canada Council for their support. 


interWEBBED is a solo mixed media clown show exploring society’s relationship with social media. The show follows ted BAMO, a clown discovering the fantastical new online world where “likes” are a currency for self-worth and desire. As ted strives to get more likes, we watch him tackle the need for online popularity, cancel culture, influencers, and much more. Will ted survive in this new world or get consumed by it?


Video of performance can be shared upon request.

MediaTAKEover – Clown Turn 2022


Created & Performed – Lauren Brady 
Coach – Karen Hines

Presented– Common Clown Festival 2022


MediaTAKEover is a 10 minute mixed media solo Neo Bouffon turn exploring the dangers of influencer culture. 


Video of performance can be shared upon request.

Eat It – Short Film 2021

Created & Performed – Lauren Brady & Joseph McManus
Awards – Finalist/Play the Fool Official Selection

Edited – Lauren Brady

“An arrogant clown learns the importance of following the rules… or does he?”

do not DISTURB – Play The Fool 2020


Created & Performed – Lauren Brady 
Award – Fools Gold Award
Filmed – Thomas Kassian


“In a world that doesn’t make a lot of sense, ted try’s his best to get lost in work and distract himself from reality.”


aRt – Off The Cuff 2020



Created & Performed – Lauren Brady 


“ted is excited to zhow you hiz arT skillz and hiz pet doG ZtEeve.”