Clint Bolster is a Clown, Physical Actor, Mask Theatre Specialist, Stilt Performer & Trainer and Teaching Artist from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. With over 16 years' committed to developing new works and training extensively, Clint regularly performs in Australia and internationally in the United Kingdom, Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.
Clint's repertoire of original performance works of Homunculus Theatre Company (In Schools Programs) - www.homunculustheatre.com.au, Manoeuvre Roving Stilt Performers (Roving Stilt Acts) -www.manoeuvrestiltperformers.com and The Mask Family ( Highly Visual and Interactive Roving Mask Theatre Acts) - www.themaskfamily.com, are highly active throughout Australia, New Zealand & Asia, and have extensive annual programming in regional Australia, particularly in the community, cultural and education sectors.
He was recently accepted into the Cirque Du Soleil database of potential Clowns for future productions and is a proud Queensland Member and Mentor for The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance, and Board Member for Indel-Ability Arts.
He has developed an incredibly reliable and robust local and international network. His unique and innovative creations are represented by over 70 international production houses and arts agencies worldwide and have amassed a live global audience in the millions
Damien is a broadly experienced creative producer who has worked across contemporary music, theatre, cabaret, circus and film. He studied Communication, Literature and History at the University of Queensland and started his career working as a teaching artist, composer and director.
Since 2009 he has held senior producing and communications roles with several major Queensland cultural organisations including Queensland Theatre, Brisbane Powerhouse, Queensland Museum and Brisbane Festival where, over five years, he produced some of the largest and most successful arts programs in the country.
In 2018-19 he was a board member of Dance Queensland, the national body for advocacy in the dance sector. In 2014 he partnered with Screen Queensland to write, produce and perform in the short film Clowntown. He is the recipient of two Matilda Awards for excellence in the performing arts.
Damien’s career stems from a life-long belief in the transformative power of the arts and festivals in the creation of happy, inclusive, resilient, prosperous communities.