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Creation of a new theatre show exploring problems facing humanity today and attempting to solve them, by an award-winning Estonian clown Julia Masli.

"maestro of the art form" Guardian

"a gift for physical comedy"  Telegraph


directed by performance artist Kim Noble.

Ouch - video of work in progress sharing:

Sound draft created by sound designer for this project - Alessio Festuccia
combining problems of audience members across various work in development sharings: 

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Audience feedback from Ouch work in progress shows where clown solves problems: 

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Viggo Venn
Clown consultant


Winner: Britain's Got Talent


Julia Masli


Winner: Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality 

Winner: Telegraph's Best Sad Clown Award 

Nominee: Off West End Theatre Award

Nominee: Vault Festival Comedy Breakthrough Award

Kim Noble


Winner: Total Theatre Award

Winner: Best Newcomer Perrier Award 

Winner: Chortle Award for innovation in comedy

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Tom Green at Counterpoint Arts is overseeing the outreach element of the show and connecting Julia with relevant partners.

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Emily Smith at Odd Arts is collaborating with Julia to deliver performances for communities struggling with mental health.

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Mark Watson & Lianne Coop are producing the show. They are booking a tour for Spring 2023

Elena Dawson

Dror Shohet

Daniel Carter - Brennan

Costume Designer 


Poetic and conceptual, Elena reveals the vulnerable spirit of the garments. Elena works from a dress form and sculpts everything by hand - designing and constructing using natural fabrics.

Click for examples of work


Dror Shohet is an independent filmmaker and a multidisciplinary artist based in London. Dror is the recipient of several prizes in the field of art and cinema, including The Israeli Film Council’s Young Filmmaker Award

Dror made the trailer for Julia's first Arts Council funded solo clown show CHOOSH! 


Lighting Designer

His most notably reviewed work is Haley McGee’s Age Is A Feeling and Liz Kingsman’s One Woman Show, receiving 5 stars across the board, a Dave Comedy Award nomination (Best Show), a West-End transfer, travelling to The Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Comedy Festival and New York. Age Is A Feeling and One Woman Show have recently been nominated for Oliviers.

One Woman Show Trailer

Alessio Festuccia

Ester Mejibovski

Andy Hollingworth

Sound Designer 


Over 7 years of experience in Film & TV with a strong skillset in creative sound design, as well as immersive audiovisual projects.

Click for showreel

Graphic Designer


Ester creates playful narratives through graphics. She is a Senior Designer at Dazed & Confused Magazine



Hollingworth's photographs are included in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery.

Andy's portfolio includes portraits of Steve MartinJo BrandVictoria WoodRicky GervaisEddie IzzardRowan Atkinson.


Julia works with Counterpoint Arts to bring clowning to communities who face access barriers. As part of her previous project CHOOSH!, supported by Arts Council, Julia delivered workshops for refugee and migrant groups. 

Julia will continue working with Counterpoint Arts, as well as Odd Arts and Entelechy Arts to bring performances to young refugees, older people and people struggling with mental health. 

Southbank Centre, Women for Refugee Women

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