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).
Spencer has performed his original work all around the world. He has a passion for improv and sketch comedy and performs with his comedy group Gentlemen Party. He has performed improv and sketch at The PIT-NYC, Upright Citizens Brigade NY, Del Close Marathon, and Providence Improv Fest among others.
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.
Spencer has created and performed with:
Cirque du Soleil (Over 1,000 Performances)
Sydney Opera House
Strut N Fret
33rd Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain
Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde
Dead Man's Bones (Feat. Ryan Gosling)
International House - Osaka, Japan
Crazy Horse Paris MGM Grand - Quiddlers
The Smith Center
Adelaide Fringe Festival
Del Close Marathon
Providence Improv Festival
Cirque Eloize Special Events