2019 TCA Convention Headliner
Angel Ocasio has made a name for himself over the past 30 years as a top physical comedian and clown in the Pacific Northwest. Angel performs and teaches comedy & clowning skills throughout the United States. He has also performed and taught in Puerto Rico, Canada, Bermuda, Malaysia, China & Mexico. He produces, directs, writes, performs and emcees for variety, vaudeville, & USO style shows. Angel is also an actor who has appeared in several commercials, including Harley-Davidson and Figaro’s Pizza. He has appeared in various local television shows and movies. As a strolling entertainer, Angel has entertained the audiences for such top performers as Willie Nelson, James Taylor, John Mayer and Pink Martini. He has performed on stage as the opening act for Wayne Newton and Patrick Lamb. Angel had a short stint as the featured clown for Culpepper & Merriweather Great Combined Circus, as well as promotional appearances for Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He also entertained at a Cirque du Soleil premiere party in Portland, Oregon. In 2003, Angel was selected as the Clowns of America International “Clown of the Year.” Angel is the official Portland Rose Festival’s award-winning “Clown Prince” and is the artistic director for the Rose Festival Clowns, now in its eleventh year.