Matthew Pauli is an actor, clown, and puppeteer. In the DC area, he has performed with Faction of Fools, Constellation Theatre, Flying V, The Maryland Shakespeare Festival, and Everyman Theatre in Baltimore. He is also one of the founders of Clown Cabaret, a performance laboratory for developing clown work. He toured for six seasons with Big Apple Circus and is a proud member of the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit, performing clown rounds at Johns Hopkins Hospital and National Children’s Medical Center. He is a graduate Georgetown University, as well as the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Clown College, and has an MFA from the Shakespeare Theatre Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University.