Mooky Cornish – Clown Extraordinaire
Main Stage Performances:
Saturday: 10:00am, 3:00pm
Mooky is one of the funniest ladies working on the international circuit today. IRRESISTIBLE AND CAPTIVATING this QUIRKY COMEDIENNE has entranced over three million spectators worldwide in North America, Europe and Australia.
Mooky has been working professionally as a clown since the age of 15. Her illustrious background includes being the lead clown and inspiration for Cirque du Soleil’s best-selling production, Varekai and she has performed at such prestigious venues as London’s Royal Albert Hall, San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts and the Sydney Opera House. Most recently Cornish was part of the cast in La Soiree, a cabaret/variety show at the South Bank Big Top in London, England.
When asked about her clowning character, she said she goes beyond oversized shoes and the bright red nose familiar to many.
She says she follows more of the European tradition of clowns, like a Charlie Chaplin, where she gets into comical situations and reacts in character. Her acts involve lots of physical comedy and jokes on herself.
Among her many talents Mooky is a pianist, puppeteer, ACCORDIAN SQUEEZER and CHICKEN TRAINER.
Lawrence Roy Jr – Aboriginal Hoop Dancer
One performance daily
Lawrence Roy Jr. is a Metis hoop dancer who began dancing in 1989 at St. Mary’s Community School. He learned a new style in High School and combined the two styles – dancing with 30 hoops. Lawrence works with k-12 school and instructs hoop dancing at the Saskatoon Indian and Métis Friendship Centre.