Meet the Team!
Jess Darnell, founding artistic director
Jess Darnell is the founding artistic director of Clown Nashville. He is Nashville native and a recent graduate of Montgomery Bell Academy. He is an alum of the National High School Institute for Theatre Arts, where he discovered clowning and mask. As an actor, he has appeared locally in productions with Nashville Opera, Actor's Bridge Ensemble, Blackbird Theatre Company, and will be appearing in Nashville REP's production of Chicago in 2016!