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My name is Charles Lauder and/or Sleepy the clown and I want to entertain YOU! I have been clowning around Winnipeg and Manitoba for the better part of twenty years. From Emerson to Churchill, and even on the other side of the world in Dubai. 

I am excited to bring my award winning balloons, my classic clown variety shows and general absurdity to your next festival, party or birthday today!

When I was 16, I met a clown minister touring western Canada, and I was hooked on the grease paint almost immediately.  I have been clowning around in one form or another ever since, more professionally since 2010. 

I have travelled to improve my skills with the World Clown Association, American Clown Academy and Clown Canada. Winning gold medals for my balloons and performing in 2019 and 2018. 

All this and more so I can entertain you and your party! 

I have appeared at the Fringe Festival, Manitoba Threshermen's Reunion, Red River Ex, Carmen Fair, teddy Bear's Picnic, Museum of Human Rights, to name a few. 

Whether you need high energy stage shows, Maitoba's best balloon art or help putting on the best birthday party ever, I am your clown. Visit the balloon, show, or birthday pages for more information, or email and book your show time right now!

"We saw Sleepy at a few other events around the city. We were so impressed we hired him for our daughters birthday. He did not disappoint. The kids absolutely loved his comedic slapstick act, but it is his masterful balloon craftsmanship that was the highlight. Sleepy's creativity was only limited by the children's imagination. He created things out of balloons you would never think was possible. It was incredible to watch, for children and child at heart alike."

-Ishani Samarasena, Mother

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