Samuel Penhastro is an Spanish artist based in London, passionate about comedy world in general and about Clown in particular. With a personal, intense and mainly self taught artistic education, he learns from professional masters of the Art of the Clown, like Leandre Ribera, Churry Silva or Alex Navarro, among others.
Along 17 years of professional career, Samuel Penhastro has been developing his skills in Theater and Circus disciplines, such as acrobatics, mime, Clown, juggling,dance, slapstick and others. He has also been creating, directing and performing inmany different projects.
During this time, Samuel has created several characters and shows, performing inmultiple international indoor and outdoor venues, which include big Circus likeCirque Amar (France), international festivals like “The World Festival of Clowns inYekaterinburg”(Russia), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Scotland), Atsugi Festival(Japan), or worldwide acclaimed stages, such as “Bolshoi St Petersburg State Circus”(Russia), or “Teatro Circo Price” (Madrid). He also joined successful companies like“La FuradelsBaus”, “Els Comediants”, “Ale Hop”, “Producciones de Sonrisas”, etc.
These experiences have been very important for the development and evolution ofSamuel Penhastro as an artist and Clown; as they have required him to adapt hiswork to the different options that each context offers to this endless and fascinatingresearch.