SPENCER NOVICH^NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Graduate^Actor and Clown


Spencer Novich is an actor and clown. He graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where he studied at the Experimental Theater Wing, the International Theatre Workshop – Amsterdam and the Commedia del Arte program in Florence. While in NYC he performed at the New York Downtown Clown where he received the Audience Award for Best Clown Character. 

Upon graduating from NYU, he immediately relocated to Las Vegas where he took over a lead character in Cirque du Soleil’s KA (dir. Robert LePage). While at KA, Spencer had the opportunity to play the role of the Counselor’s Son in the internationally released film, Cirque du Soleil’s World’s Away (dir. Andrew Adamson, prod. James Cameron). He competed in the 33rd Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain, where he was awarded the Medaille de Bronze, Moulin Rouge Prix and Cirque Eloize prix for his own creation. Upon leaving Cirque du Soleil’s KA, Spencer was brought on to create an original character and comic material for Spiegelworld’s production of “Vegas Nocturne” inside Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Following his run in Vegas, he was hired as a Comedy Designer and Performer for "Fear & Delight" - an immersive dinner theater spectacle presented at the Brisbane Festival (2015) and the Garden of Undearthly Delights (2015).  Most recently, he worked as a creative consultant and performer for Strut N' Fret's production of "Blanc de Blanc" at the Sydney Opera House.

See Spencer in action at #StartupColumbia

2016 Panel: Unconventional Columbia Founder's Story – Hideaway Circus

2016 Speakercasey altman