Investigate the world of professional clowns by reading books, exploring web sites, and spending time with a professional clown in your area.
Go to a clown school. Initial training is also possible by attending workshops and conferences.Step 3
Find a clown mentor and serve an apprenticeship.
Develop your clown's character. This includes makeup, costume, the characters personality as well as associated skills like magic, balloon animals, juggling and comic routines.
Decide where and how you want to work and plan your business accordingly. Clowns can specialize in birthday parties, story telling, adult parties and events, and of course the major leagues of clowning, the circus.
Step 6Run your professional clowns business efficiently by keeping good records, advertising, developing a network of clients, and interacting with other professional clowns at meetings and conferences. By doing so, you can learn about appropriate fee schedules, contracts, liability insurance, cancellation policies and other issues related to the profession.