Christopher Lueck



Christopher Lueck is a clown, and educator in NYC. He was named one of’s people of 2006.  A member of Actor’s Equity Association, Christopher has worked in many venues, including films, downtown theatres, The Grand Ole Opry and has recently appeared on ABC’s All My Children.  He is the founder and co-producer of New York Downtown Clown, a company that is dedicated to cultivating clown theatre in NYC. The company produces the longest running all clown variety show in the world- The New York Downtown Clown Monthly Revue, for which Christopher is the host and curator. Downtown Clown’s special events include The Golden Nose Awards and The Clown Olympics. Christopher is the founder and co-instructor of the Slapstick Dojo. Christopher has toured his solo clown show i want to be MUSASHI: a clown samurai fantasy to festivals around the country. The show combines clown with Japanese sword fighting, two of Christopher’s great passions. Together with Joel Jeske he has developed The Hey Ya Brothers- a family slapstick variety show which was hailed “Hilarious!” by The New York Times and “Nonstop Laughter!” by NY Post. He holds a Masters Degree in Educational Theatre from NYU, is a graduate of the Dell’ Arte School of Physical Theatre and has a BFA in Acting from Brooklyn College. When not acting or clowning Christopher teaches puppetry, masks, and clown in the New York Public Schools and as an adjunct at Brooklyn College.

(Bio taken from Christopher’s website)

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