Michael Trautman has been creating solo performances for the theater since 1977. His
one-man shows have been presented in theaters large and small, from The Kennedy
Center to off-Broadway. Past stage productions include THE STOOGE: A TROUBLED
CLOWN FOR TROUBLED TIMES, MY MISSPENT YOUTH, THE DARK CLOWN,
POLITIKLAUN, and THE VISUAL COMEDY SHOW.
He is currently offering the following shows for touring:
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS – Michael has been creating and performing since 1977. His
solo theater pieces range from four minutes sketches to full evening clown-theater plays.
Drawing from his broad repertoire, he creates an evening concert performance of mime,
clown, magic, juggling, audience participation, storytelling, and joy.
KING PONG’S PING PONG RODEO – What happens when you lock a clown in a room
with a thousand ping pong balls? KING PONG! The Human Pop Gun! Michael, aka
KING PONG, performs Magic, Juggling, Audience Participation, and the only target-
shooting, ping pong-spitting act in the world. KING PONG! It’s not what you would