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Russ Sharek
Works at Circus Freaks
Attended NY Goofs Clown School
Lives in Dallas, Texas
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I was fairly pleased with this piece. Originally intended to be a part of a longer section of #Almost5 , we cut it (for something better) as the show developed. Still thinking it was a nice idea, I decided to bring it to Open Stage to document the work in progress. #clown #physicaltheater
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The first #Almost5 photo reveal!
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+Eric Malmgren did an incredible job on the images. We'll be teasing out the rest as we get closer to the show.
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A fun monologue that turned into a conversation about live theater.
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HEY    RUSS      I    JUST    MOVED     TO     COLLEN    COUNTY
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In the early days I used to worry about our venue's lack of a curtain to cover tech changes. Shenanigans like these became such an essential part of the Open Stage experience that when we moved to the new theater we specifically looked for a stage without one.
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The dangers of cold meds...
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Tickets are now available!
Almost 5 is a story, in circus form, about the absurdity of the daily office grind. Lunacy seeps in with each passing hour, and some us develop “unique” ways to endure the tedium. Coping mechanisms are as varied as the human experience, and our office's employees explore them through the askew ...
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The Circus Freaks, and one Rhino in particular, will be making an appearance at the Texas Veggie Fair on October 19th.
Join us at Reverchon Park in Dallas, Texas on October 19, 2014
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"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living." Dr. Seuss
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We've had our contribution period extended! New stretch goals and goodies! #Almost5  
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‘Knock Knock’, An Innovative Animated Music Video Played Out on 14 Device Displays
“Knock Knock” is a clever and touching music video by Ukrainian indie-pop band Brunettes Shoot Blondes that plays out across animated videos on 14 different device displays, including iPhones, iPad...
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Director/Performer/Clown
Employment
  • Circus Freaks
    Director, Performer, 2010 - present
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Dallas, Texas
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Earth - New York, New Jersey, Long Island, California, Florida, Texas
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An impish Cabaret version of Rasputin. - The Dallas Observer.
Introduction
Russ Sharek has been described by reliable sources as a zen fool, benevolent supervillain, misanthropic community leader, clown father figure and Impish Cabaret Rasputin.
Education
  • NY Goofs Clown School
    Clowning, 2013 - 2014
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dare2dreamer, Jave', Rhino, Doug Graves, Mr. Deville, Rufus Tuk the Hobbit, Cecil St. Barbara