BJ and Company is an awesome family entertainment business started in 2003 by a NYS certified teacher. If you're looking for great service, start here! ... performances, face painting, balloons, Christian Ministry, birthday parties, picnics, company events, games, walk around clowning, mime, workshops, etc, ETC.
Meet our main entertainers: BJ - a happy "child-friendly" clown, Prof. Womboggle - the zany science professor, Dr. Merry Heart - a gentle, caring clown, a MIME with unlimited characters, PLUS face painters and balloon artists.
Find the entertainment you need for your next event right here.
Barb Field is the director of BJ and Company. She lives in Mount Vision, NY and is a certified teacher and mother of eight grown children. Her clowning career had it's beginning in 1989 on a two week trip to Mexico. There she discovered a love for the art of mime. Since then she has participated in numerous mime intensive training weeks and has done countless performances and workshops. Ten years ago she attended her first clown training week. There she was able to combine all my mime background with a new clown face to develop my first clown characters, "BJ" and "PROF. WOMBOGGLE". Recently "DR. MERRY HEART" began working in local hospitals. Often when she comes to an event she often brings along a friend to help. Sometimes it's SPARKLES, a joyful junior clown, or PRINCESS KATE, or another face painter or balloon artist.
Over the years she has:
performed at schools, nursing homes, libraries, community events, fairs, etc.
done walk-around clowning, face painting and balloon twisting
combined science and clowning to teach kids
helped lots of beginning clowns with some one-on-one tutoring
participated in numerous mission trips to Latin America and Haiti
done hundreds of Christian ministry performances in clown and mime
taught numerous clown classes in after school programs through local arts
worked on a regular basis for Clowns on Rounds in three hospitals
received scholarships from WCA, COAI, the Catskill Teaching Center and the
NYS Arts Council to attend Clown/Mime training
organized and taught at Christian clowning and/or mime weekend workshops
and this past year worked 1-2 days a week as a hospital clown, Dr. Merry Heart
She also have a passion for sharing the Gospel! She loves to work alongside churches and other Christian ministries to help them reach out to their communities.
PLease contact Barb and let her know how she can best help you with your next event.