Two shows scheduled at Mayo Street Arts in Portland, Maine, April 17th and 18th, 2020. Tickets on sale now.

Upcoming Events

  • February 4, University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH.

  • January 16-19, Magi-Fest in Columbus, Ohio.

  • February 1, The American Theatre in Hampton, VA.

  • Celebration Barn workshop dates for 2020
    June 7-12: Intro to Eccentric Performing July 5-10: Intro to Eccentric Performing July 12-17: Advanced Eccentric Performing

  • Links to podcasts and interviews featuring Avner, including a 1986 appearance on Fresh Air with Terry Gross.
    I laughed for two solid hours. The show
    only lasted an hour and a half.
    —Joel Siegel,  ABC-TV

    Avner Eisenberg in Exceptions to Gravity is a reminder of the theatrical power that can reside in a single charismatic performer who touches the heart.
    —Patriot Ledger

    Hilarious, take no prisoners comedy.
    —New York
    (In the unlikely event that prisoners are taken, they will be accorded full protection under the Geneva Convention.)

    “I learned more from your class than most of the workshops and classes I have taken in the past five years combined!”
    —Student, winter workshop

    Julie Goell’s book, Life in a Clown House: A Manual and a Memoir, is available directly from Avner and as a Kindle e-book.

    Clown House cover

  • Check Avner’s schedule for upcoming shows and workshops

Remember the Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner film, The Jewel of the Nile? Avner played the Jewel.

Avner as the Jewel of thwe Nile

Read the reviews and see where Avner has performed worldwide

Avner is eligible for New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) funding. See his page on