Sixty Plus Lecture: Boswick the Clown

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 13:00
David Magidson is a former clown with Ringling Brother and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He has been entertaining families for more than half his life; he’s appeared at over 5,000 family events. As Boswick the Clown, his world-famous balloon animals have appeared in publication and on TV shows. Even his big clown feet were used in a promotion for the Disney Channel!
David Magidson was crowned world’s fastest balloon maker by the International Juggling Association; he set the world record in the balloon animal relay by running 20 yards, blowing up a balloon, and making a balloon dog, all in 9.6 seconds (Whew!).He is one of the original cast of the show, “The Speakeasy,” playing in San Francisco, and is also an Artist in Residence at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco, teaching clowning and circus skills in the acting department.
Premiere Membership required (pro-rated in December to $30 for anyone with any other current OLLI membership).

Sixty Plus welcomes you to check out the program once or twice, only ask that you sign in as a guest. You can also RSVP ahead of time with Eileen Ward at

The meeting will be held in The Rosa Parks Room, Cesar Chavez Student Center at 1:00 p.m.

Shuttle Bus Times: Pick-up time for each program is at 12:15 p.m. at the Lake Merced parking lot at the foot of Sunset Blvd. A second bus will be available if necessary. The return trip leaves at 3:00 p.m. from in front of the Creative Arts Building on Holloway Avenue.

SF State University, 1600 Holloway, Rosa Parks Room
Cesar Chavez Student Center building lower level