Jon Davison has been a clown performer, teacher, director and writer for the last 30 years. He taught clown, improvisation and acting at the Institut del Teatre de Barcelona from 1996-2006, when he became a co-founder of the Escola de Clown de Barcelona.
From 2007-2010 he was an AHRC-funded Creative Fellow investigating contemporary clown/actor training at Central School of Speech and Drama, where he obtained his PhD in Clown Performance Practice and is now Visiting Lecturer.
He has performed at festivals, theatres, tents, streets and bars throughout Europe, and is currently produces the monthly clown performance Friday Flop.
He has published two books, Clown: Readings in Theatre Practice (2013) and Clown Training - a practical guide (2015), both with Palgrave Macmillan.
He runs the London Clown School, providing regular clown workshops in the UK.