Eric Newton

Teacher, Performer

Veteran of the performance and circus business, who teaches classes at Kinetic Theory, a circus theater school in Culver City.

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In late August, police in South Carolina received reports that clowns were trying to lure children into the woods.

This real clown is not happy about the creepy clown hysteria

In late August, police in South Carolina received reports that clowns were trying to lure children into the woods.

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