About

About
Bill Forchion was born and raised in Hammonton New Jersey. Mr. Forchion graduated from Hammonton High School, received a certificate of training for the Complete Actor for the Musical Theater from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, received a Bachelor of Fun Arts from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College and a B.S. in Metaphysics from The American Institute of Holistic Theology. Bill is currently a U.S. Cultural Exchange Ambassador for the Arts having completed two trips to Turkmenistan in 2017. Bill's duties as an Ambassador included facilitating Circus workshops with the Turkmen Institute of Culture and Turkmen State Circus in Ashgabat. Bill has published two books Billosopy: meditations on God, movement and miracles (2016) and Sacred & Sacrosanct: a collection of poems (2018). Bill adapted his first book into a One-man theater show entitled Billosophy: life ~ circus ~ death, which was directed by Peter Gould. Billosophy: life ~ circus ~ death premiered at the 2016 Philadelphia fringe festival and is currently touring. Bill's performance work extends into Voice Overs and numerous audiobook recordings including the audiobook of Billosophy: meditations on God, movement and miracles. Bill's performing career has taken him around the world performing with many acclaimed companies such as Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Pickle Family Circus and Cirque du Soleil. As an actor and stuntman Bill has been highlighted in numerous television and film productions with appearances in US. Marshals, Cradle to the Grave, the Polar Express as Elston Howard in the ESPN mini-series “The Bronx is burning” and as a Security Guard in the ABC Television show “Chasing Life”. As a collaborative filmmaker Bill has combined forces with musician Bethany Yeakle for his first short film “Angst” and acclaimed blues guitarist Scott Ainslie and fellow filmmakers Morgan Faust and Christopher Llewellyn Reed for his award winning short film “Trial by fire”. Bill also produced and directed “The Ride to Remember” a documentary about an annual charity motorcycle rally, through South Jersey, honoring public servants who have died in the line of duty and “Being Nimble” a documentary that follows 18 students at the New England Center for Circus Arts as they pursue their dream of being circus performers.“Darwin’s Dream” a short film collaboration with internationally acclaimed mime Mario Diamond was voted "Most Innovative" at the Orlando Urban Film Festival. When he is not writing or editing or traveling the globe performing or producing film works in his Brattleboro, Vermont studio Bill is dad to 3 beautiful children.

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