The Man Behind the Clown

Flapps is Stuart Nemtin!

About Stuart Nemtin

Stu is a graduate in theatre from University of British Columbia and the professional teaching programme of Simon Fraser University, Stuart Nemtin was the first clown in the history of BC Cultural Services to be funded through their artist-in-the-schools programme.

Stuart has been performing his clown character, Major Conrad Flapps since his first appearance in l978 at the Vancouver International Children's Festival. He has delighted audiences of all ages in seven countries at a variety of festivals including, Wellington, (New Zealand) Universal CityWalk (Los Angeles), Bumbershoot (Seattle), Edinburgh Fringe, Winnipeg Folk Festival,, Ottawa-Canada Day, International Health Race (Scotland), Canada Winter Games (Jasper, BC) and Expo 86.

As an actor he has performed on film, television and with theatre companies across Canada, including Green Thumb, Kaleidoscope, Carousel, Belfry and Neptune. On television Major Flapps has appeared with Paul Hann, The Elephant Show, and Take Off.

As a recording artist, he has released the CD "World in a Flapp" for young audiences.

He has directed for Trickster Company of Calgary and taught professional development workshops in clown, drama and comedy in B.C., Alberta, Nova Scotia and Switzerland.

"This talented actor, musician and clown has captured kids' attention as a guest performer on TV programs such as The Elephant Show and star of the award-winning Take Off" (The Vancouver Sun)

Internationally acclaimed, providing "splendid family entertainment" (The CBC)
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