Billosophy: Life, Circus, Death
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 3:30pm.
Bill Forchion, clown philosopher, tackles the questions of life: Who am I? Why am I here? This intimate conversation is a unique voyage navigating fun and fear, life and death, and a little circus. You may laugh, you may cry, but you are guaranteed to feel with Bill as your tour guide on a profound journey.
Content information: Graphic medical imagery: rare or mild. Best suited to age 13+.
About Bill Forchion
Bill Forchion is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, and The American Institute of Holistic Theology. His performance career has taken him around the world performing with acclaimed companies including Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Pickle Family Circus and Cirque du Soleil. Bill’s acting and circus training made for a smooth transition to stunt work for film and television. As an actor and stuntman, Bill has appeared in US Marshals, Cradle to the Grave, and a featured role as Elston Howard in the ESPN mini-series The Bronx is Burning. Bill is also a filmmaker with award-winning shorts including Angst, made in collaboration with guitarist Scott Ainslie and filmmakers Morgan Faust and Christopher Llewellyn Reed. Bill is also a writer of poetry and non-fiction. His first book is titled Billosophy: Meditations on GOD, Movement and Miracles. Bill turned those writings into the one-man show Billosophy: life ~ circus ~ death, which premiered at the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.