The Magician's Assistant

The Magician's Assistant is a family friendly one person romp by Brooklyn based artist and clown Mélissa Smith. This show has delighted and surprised audiences of all ages!It encourages empathy, laughter and eating your veggies! Magician’s sick in bed?! Too bad! THE SHOW MUST GO ON!

"What a point of light in a dark season—not only from the woman on stage, but what she brings out in the audience! Heartwarming." - Deidre, Audience 


Mélissa Smith is a New York based performer, theater maker and clown. Although Brooklyn is her base she has been traveling for the better part of two years performing, spreading laughter and making connections around the U.S. and abroad. In 2017 Meli clowned in Sharjah, South Florida, Mount Desert Island, Massachusetts, Memphis and more. After this Festival she will be doing Residency in Canada and Iceland making a new work with Animalismo Teatro Físico, a Uruguayan based physical theater company

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