Meredith Gordon

Meredith Gordon is a circus artist, actor, and musician. Meredith fell in love with Theater and circus at an early age. He taught himself to juggle as a teenager and developed a passion for Theater as a college student. Over the past 30 years, Meredith has trained and worked as an actor and circus artist. He freelances as a circus artist who juggles, stiltwalks, and clowns. In 2000 he became a medical clown with the Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit and was the Atlanta Clown Care Unit supervisor from 2012 to 2016. He is a founding member of Humorology Atlanta, which continues the laughter-giving work of medical clowning. He began working in social circus as a coach with Cirque du Monde in 2001 and continues his work as a circus educator. He is a 2019 recipient of the Tanne Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements by artists. In 2020 he joined the Board of Directors for Clowns Without Borders.

Meredith is a member of D.R.I.V.E. (Diversity, Representation, Inclusion, Voice, and Equity), a group of clowns and circus artists who use performance and humor to spark critical community conversations.

Meredith holds a B.A. in Theater (minor in Music) from Middle Tennessee State University. As a musician, he plays the piano, ukulele, and accordion. As an actor, he has performed with the Alliance Theater, 7 Stages, Theatrical Outfit, Georgia Ensemble Theater, Atlanta Shakespeare Company, Actor’s Express, Georgia Shakespeare Festival, and Jomandi Productions.