Leo Desilets has been performing as a clown, magician, and balloon artist for over 25 years. He has trained with Master Teachers: Tony Montenaro, David Shiner, Bill Irwin, Barry Lubin, Dick Monday, Michael Christensen, Ami Hattab, Avner Eisenberg, Julie Goell, Bob E. Thomas, Chris Bayes, and Frosty Little. His performancs have taken him across the United States and Europe.

 For the last 20 years Leo has been known as "Dr. Chester Drawers", administering healing through humor,for the BIG APPLE CIRCUS CLOWN CARE program located at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Now performing with Healthy Humor.

In 2005 Leo was named Clown of the Year by the BIG APPLE CIRCUS CLOWN CARE program. In 1997 he was awarded The Golden Nose Award by the Northeast Clown Association.  

Leo has been part of the Clownfest family for 20 years as trainer, lecturer and staff member. He served as Grand Marshall of the Clownfest Parade in Seaside Heights, New Jersey in 2000.

Leo has trained volunteers for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York,. NY and the UBS Parade Spectacular, Stamford, CT. in the years 2009 though 2016.

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