Banjo the clown
Location: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne
Country: Australia

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With a suitcase full of wonderful fun, Banjo will entertain kids and adults alike with clowning about and overall slapstick.

Grand roving entertainment, as well as available for children's parties where Banjo will take everyone through a 1 to 2 hours adventure filled with music, dancing, magic, balloons and a lot of bits n' pieces!... also ask for his friend Gary!

Aside from his bag of wonders and amusing props, Banjo also supplies amplifier and music to any venue he's been designated to.

Banjo has performed in Shopping Centres, Corporate Events, Parties, Street Festivals, Fetes, Playgroups, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, Purim, Easter and Christmas events. HE'S LOVED BY EVERYONE!!!

Banjo performed at various venues during Adelaide Fringe 2018, including show 'Welcome to the Music Hall'. 

Banjo also performed his show 'Oops!' at Melba Spiegeltent during the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

"Banjo was very enthusiastic and everyone loved him! Little kids and big ones too. He livened the event and his balloon hats were quite a hit!" - Anastasia Daniels Event coordinator. Relay for Life. Dec. 2014.

"Hi Rod, Thank you so much for all what you did at Ella's communion, the kids and parents are still talking about it. They love it! Thank you again and I have past your details to a few people. I hope to see you again. Thanks. Tina" - Tina Bowen. Daughter's first communion. 29/08/15.

Rod Lara is an experienced actor, physical comedian, clown, mime artist, film maker and visual artist - there's nothing this multi-talented performer can't turn his unique abilities to.

With a career spanning almost 20 years, Rod Lara has been hailed as a "Master of physical comedy and characterization". Rod strives to push the envelope with his unique brand of comedy, utilizing the skills of physical comedy, circus arts, mime and dance. He may perform in silence, but it's the audience who are left speechless!

He has recently written and performed "Last Mime Standing" for both the 2014 Melbourne Comedy Festival and 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival with great reception from audience and critics alike.

Trained in the circus arts, as well as holding a degree in Film & Television from the Victorian College of the Arts. Rod's knowledge in these fields has helped in undertaking his very own prolific productions.

Client to provide:  Refreshments, a private and secure change room (toilets are not acceptable) and parking close to venue.

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