the Clown, Mike Dzuba, is a family man from Endicott, New York. Besides
sharing and enjoying his special talent as a Clown, Mike is also
the owner of a commercial heating company in Endicott.
1986, Mike's sister Kathy and wife Dottie, had a local baking
business and sold holiday cookies as their specialty. During
Easter deliveries Mike would arrive dressed as a talking bunny
to entertain customers. As a result, the invitations to
perform at children's parties mounted and Mike found himself
wanting to learn more about performing.
began by reading self-help books on the art of performing as
a clown. However, the majority of his technique and style
came naturally. Mike also attended schools that specialized
in training clowns in Syracuse and Albany, New York. He
started out as your basic white-faced clown but quickly grew
and began to learn make-up techniques; he now uses the Auguste
make-up. The decision to use the Name BoBo resulted from
Mike's desire to make it easy for small children to say and remember.
performances improved and he increased in popularity then noticed
parents videotaping his shows. The children liked watching
the videos repeatedly! In 1999, Mike decided to produce
his own video for those who couldn't attend the live performances
and "Fun With BoBo the Clown," was brought into the
world for so many to enjoy.
as BoBo the Clown, is a member of the RSVP Clown Corps of Catholic
Charities. Mike is also becoming more involved in the Clown
Ministry, touching the hearts of so many.