Yes, Don is an entertainer too!

Yes, Don is an entertainer too!

Lately, I've received some nice messages from buyers, commenting on the discovery that I am also a performer.  I've been performing full-time since I was 15 years old. Now that Covid is beginning to pass, my performing schedule is picking up again.

Upon graduating from high school, I attended one year of college for architecture and design, but also spotted an audition message for Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Clown College.  I auditioned and was accepted into the class of 1984.

Don clown college photo

I went on to travel with the circus, but only for a short time, due to the discovery that I was severely allergic to animals.

Leaving Ringling Brothers, I worked at Circus World outside of Orlando, and worked there through December of 1985, when I accepted an invitation to work at Disneyland as part of the Ringling/Disney events, Circus Fantasy.

Since 1988 I have performed primarily my own events, both ministry and corporate work, ranging from 85-270 events each year. Promotional video HERE. I've toured schools around the US, performed on cruise ships, performed at music festivals and county fairs, done ministry entertainment in 7 foreign countries, performed for corporate clients at conferences and conventions, opened a magic book business, put on disc golf tournaments, and done a lot of magic book reading.

My current entertainment website can be seen HERE.

There's always more I could tell you, but feel free to follow me on Instagram @donbursell where you can see what's going on when I'm not taking care of books.

And before you tell me so, I already know: I seem way too young to be a grandpa, but it's one of the greatest joys in life. :)

Thanks everyone for your business.  My family thanks you, and so do I.


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