Potts became interested in clowning as a teenager after watching his
grandmother entertain young children at a church carnival. His curiosity
launched him into a world not taken serious by many people.After extensive self-study, and eventually professional
training, “Bungles the Clown” emerged.
So excited about his new endeavor, he sought to pass his knowledge on to
others. Two decades later, his love for the art continues to grow. He has instructed many individuals privately
as well as taught publicly to both adults and children.
One of Jeff’s goals
is to help children and adults alike understand and appreciate what clowning is
all about.He performs “The Clown's
Trunk”, a program he developed to introduce the many different components of
Additionally, he developed the "Comedy Clown Clinic" which is used to teach aspiring clowns the basics. This unique clown school has been successful in helping others realize their dream of performing in this venue.
He has taught several classes in his local community and at several regional conventions.
the Clown has performed in various arenas, from children’s birthday parties to
the circus, grand openings to grand parades, summer reading programs to school
assemblies, wherever a clown is needed.
Jeff understands the importance of preserving the ancient and honorable
art of clowning and is committed to bringing smiles and laughter to all by
providing the opportunity to escape the routine of life…if even for just a few