Roy Pomerantz helped pay the tuition for his Columbia College education by performing on the streets of New York. He was also featured in an article in Newsday about his juggling shows during the half time at Columbia football and basketball games. Pomerantz was Founder and President of the Columbia University Jugging Club. Additionally, he taught juggling as part of Columbia’s Alternative Education Program. While at Columbia, Pomerantz was one of 50 people from over 5000 applicants to be selected to attend Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. Penn Jillette from Penn & Teller graduated from Clown College in 1974.
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