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Jon Deline

Jon Deline is a professional actor, comedian, and clown committed to entertaining the world. He has had the opportunity to travel the world with his comedy including Germany, France, Cambodia, Canada, and all over the United States. Trained as a clown, dancer, comedian, singer, actor, and circus artist Jon Deline can bring a rare blend of styles to any event or production.



    Show                        Theater Company, Director         Part(s) Played

The Speakeasy SF                   Boxcar Theater, Nick Olivero                                   Oliver


Scapino                                     The Cottage Theater, George Comstock                 Ottavio

Pinkalicious                                The Palace Theater, Buddy Redeer           Peter, Bumblebee, Cupcake

Marry Poppins                                  The Palace Theater,                                    Admiral Boom

                                                    Buddy Redeer and Marc Robin                The Chairman of the Bank


Take Me Out                             Dragon Theater Productions, Ken Sonkin            Toddy Koovitz


Waxing West                              Brava Theater, Vidhu Singh                               Charlie


Partyiac Arrest                            Mojo Theater, Kimberly Lester                  Ensemble, German Cupid


The Cat in the Hat                        Palo Alto Children's Theater, Judge Lucky          The Cat in the Hat


Comedy of Errors                     Marin Shakespeare, Bob and Lesley Currier            Both Dromeos


Pageant the Musical                Robbie Wayne Productions, Robb Huddleston         Miss Deep South


Rumi X7                                  Golden Thread Productions, Hafiz Karmali                 Ensemble


86 Peculiar Place                       Circus Couture, Ross Gibson                                    Clown


The Good, The Bad, and The Stupid     Pi The Physical Comedy Troupe               Strongman

Oskar and the Last Straw                  TheatreWorks, Mary Sutton                               Oskar


A Man, his Wife, and his Hat             Alter Theater, Robin Stanton                         The Golem


A Piece of Pi                                    Pi The Physical Comedy Troupe                    Strongman

Tini Tinou International Circus Festival  Pi The Physical Comedy Troupe              Strongman


Superior Donuts                            Theater Works, Leslie Martinson                            Kiril

Slices for All                                   Pi: The Physical Comedy Troupe                  Strongman


Banquista                                     Lone Star Circus, Fanny Kerwich                        Clown

Afterparty           Pi: The Physical Comedy Troupe and The Boxcar Theater       Strongman

2010 - present

2010 - present

Walk Around Experience

Jon Deline has had the pleasure of performing characters and clowns for such institutions as:​

Teatro Zinzani, The Young Presidents Organization, Dreamworks, Target Family Day, Velocity Circus, Travelers Insurance, The Exploratorium, San Francisco City Hall, The Conservatory of Flowers, and The Palo Alto Art Center.


Tumbling, Partner Acrobatics, Stage Combat (hand to hand and falls), Juggling (clubs, knifes, Torches, and balls), Clarinet (intermidiate), Rope Tricks, Singing (baritone through tenor), Dance (Beginner Ballet, Jazz, Excentric, Modern)

Training & Workshops



The Clown Conservatory of San Francisco at the Circus Center of SF

BA in Theater Arts UCSC

Jon has taken workshops with: Stephan Haves, Ron Campbell, John Gilkey, Kevin Kent, Ronlin Foreman, David Schiner, Jeff Raz, Diane Waznak, Patty Gallagher, Letitia Bartlett, Joanna Haigood,.

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