Three large lips puppets in the dark, glowing green.

Eleanor Young

Eleanor (she/her) is a physical theatre performer and clown specialising in outdoor arts and street theatre. She originally trained in musical theatre at the Urdang Academy, then in European and clown theatre at Fourth Monkey and Ecole Philippe Gaulier.

She is a core member of physical comedy company Wet Picnic and regularly works as a performer and facilitator with Highly Sprung, the Bicycle Ballet and New International Encounter.

She is co-Artistic director of Beside Ourselves, a female clown duo, creating and touring indoor shows and surreal, comedic walkabout acts. The company is directed by international clowning star Deanna Fleysher, aka Butt Kapinsky.

Eleanor also tours her own act ‘Supernova’ – a family entertainment, gold-clad superhero on jumping stilts – to festivals and events.