Interview Podcast

Cheeky Interview – Nelson Smyles Part 1

Tom and Ian get the opportunity to interview the hilarious superstar Nelson “Smyles” West. 

Nelson is a clown acrobat who trained at NICA and after graduating promptly got cast into the role of a hoop diver and main clown in the Cirque du Soleil show, Luzia. In this show, he has performed worldwide.

TIMESTAMPS: Things we Talk / Laugh About

0.00 Introductions
1.43 About Nelson
3.30 What Nelson Learned From His Teachers
10.39 How Nelson Got Into Clowning (And Luzia)
20.30 Learning The Luzia Roles
29.29 How Would You Describe Yourself?
31.34 What Shows Do You Remember The Most
37.09 Do You Prefer Solo Or Duo Clown?
38.48 The Royal Albert Hall
44.09 Outro
44.19 Joke Of The Day


E5 Steps:

  • Introduction
  • Instigating Event
  • Conflict
  • Climax 
  • Resolution