Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt
Not Your Traditional Clowns
Would you like to bring a whole new level of Fun, Playfulness and Laughter to your event?
Would you like to your guests to laugh really hard, relax and be in great spirits?
And would you like people to leave saying, “Wow, that is an event I will never forget!”
Then Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt are the clowns for you!
(No, not your traditional circus clowns, but witty, intelligent and funny physical comedians!)
Tristan Cunningham and Polina Smith, (A.K.A. Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt), create original, smart and innovative performances based on the theme of an event. Past events have included One Taste’s Turned on Women’s Weekend, Literary Clown Foolery: Featuring Sam Mogannam of Bi-Rite, The Holistic Health Saloon and Tedsfx Youth Conference.
Photos of Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt performing:
Video of Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt performing The Four Hour Orgasm at the Book Smith, inspired by Tim Ferriss’ The Four Hour Body:
Interested in having Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt perform at your event? Contact us today!!!
Email: Polina@wholebodysf.com Phone: 415-504-4330
Gretchen and Dr. Schmidtt can be seen performing Monthly at the Book Smith’s Literary Clown Foolery! The second Friday of every month, 8pm, 1644 Haight St.
About Tristan and Polina:
Tristan Cunningham: Tristan Cunningham is a premier Bay Area Performer, crossing the thresholds of Circus, Theater, Film, Television, Print and Teaching. Tristan couples her BFA training in Theater Arts and Film with her 15 years of Circus experience, allowing her to be versatile, powerful and a captivating performer. Learn more about Tristan’s performance work at www.TristanCunningham.com.
Polina Smith- A circus, dance and theater enthusiast, Polina moved to San Francisco to study Clowning and Acrobatics at the San Francisco Circus Center in 2009. Since, Polina has been producing Literary Clown Foolery—a monthly satirical clown cabaret at the Book Smith on Haight St. Polina received her B.F.A. in theater for social change from Concordia University in Montreal, and for the last two years has been performing with the Medea Project: Theater for Incarcerated Women, creating theater with women living with H.I.V. When not immersed in the world of play and pretend, Polina runs her own Holistic Fitness Training Practice, www.wholebodysf.com