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Julia Masli is an Estonian born, London based clown of mixed Eastern European, Baltic & Balkan origins.  

"maestro of the art form" Guardian

"a gift for physical comedy"  Telegraph

"a mesmeric performer" Scotsman

Julia won The Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality in 2019 for her hit show Legs with The Duncan Brothers that played extended sold out run at Soho Theatre. Julia's show Anna Karenina Na Na with The Pushkinettes was nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for best production. Her show Logs, sequel to Legs, sold out Soho Theatre run in 2021.


Julia's debut solo clown show CHOOSH! was one of the best reviewed comedy shows in Edinburgh fringe according to British Comedy Guide and sold out its entire Edinburgh 2022 run. CHOOSH! was in Guardian's Top Comedy Shows not to miss in Edinburgh Fringe. CHOOSH! toured UK and beyond, including London shows at Jackson's Lane Theatre and extended run at Soho Theatre, supported by Arts Council, England.

She is developing a new duo show with renowned clown Angela De Castro (creator of green clown in 'Slava's Snowshow').


Julia's show 'ha ha ha ha ha ha ha' is Telegraph's Top 10 Comedy shows to see in Edinburgh fringe 2023. Work in progress of the show was nominated for the 'Comedy Breakthrough Award' at VAULT Festival 2023. 

She is support act on Viggo Venn's (Britain's Got Talent Winner 2023) upcoming national tour. You can catch her in London West End's Shaftesbury Theatre as well as all over the country. 

As a teacher Julia has taught at Ecole Philippe Gaulier theatre school in France, Drama Studio London, Arts Ed Drama School, Bath Spa University, as well as her own clown WORKSHOPS

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Image © Andy Hollingworth

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