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CalStage Remembers Joan Mankin

CalStage honors beloved Bay Area actress and clown Joan Mankin

CalStage, Joan Mankin
Joan Mankin

“Joan Mankin was a glutton for life, and made the most of it,” writes Joan Holden for American Theatre magazine. Her career of performing as clown, actress, mentor, and friend to countless Bay Area thespians more than proves the point. She has been remembered since her passing as generous, passionate free spirit whose artistry pushed boundaries. Continue reading