Dottie Skills

If you are looking for an exciting unforgettable experience for your party, you have found the perfect clown. Dottie Dot has many super fun options from which to choose! A typical fun packed party will include a comedy magic show where she will captivate your child while making the magic happen. Dottie then continues the fun games with balloon extravaganzas. Children will laugh with delight as she twist animal after animal emerge from the balloons. Dottie has many energetic games perfect for children of any age, and she always incorporates music that kids will know and love.

Dottie can wrap up your party with Glitter Tattoos, or with balloon twisting, or both. She can tell you from experience that children of all ages enjoy watching balloons twisted into doggies they can name, flowers to hold, hats to wear, or swords that make children into daring pirates. Captain Jack, watch out! Dottie Dot uses glitter tattoos for children ages 3 to 100 that can last for 3-10 days. Water soluble tattoos that easily wash off are available for younger children. Dottie Dot uses only the highest quality products.

Festivals and Corporate Entertainment

Dottie Dot is available for corporate events where she can provide balloon creatures, pocket magic, glitter tattoos and energic games. Whether your event is a promotion, a store opening, or a company fun day, Dottie Dot has something to make your event memorable.

Dottie Dot Experience

Dottie Dot participates in the Cherry Blossom parade, the Washington ,DC Saint Patrick's Day Parade; the Silver Spring Thanksgiving Day Parade; the Gaithersburg’s Parade and smaller parades in the Maryland/DC area. She also performs at various fairs and festivals, spreading laughter at every event! In fact, that’s why the Howard County fair has made her their official “Clown Entertainer”!

Volunteer Activities

The first week of August is International Clown Week. This is precious time for Dottie Dot to give back to others. In past years during this week she has volunteered at the following:

• The Gaithersburg up county Senior Center

• Seneca Heights Apartments – Montgomery County Coalition for the homeless

• St. Ann's Infant and Maternity Home (St. Ann’s is a home for abused, neglected and abandoned children and pregnant and parenting teenage women)

• Little Sister of the Poor (where they offer the neediest elderly of every race and religion a home where they will be welcome)

• Potomac Valley Nursing Home and Wellness Center in Rockville, MD

• Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PRC) provides therapeutic, recreational programs for teens and adults with developmental differences

• Water Park at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg

Dottie Dot Bio

Rita joined Kapitol Klowns™ in 2008. Kapitol Klowns™ (Alley #6) based in the Gaithersburg/Washington D.C. area, is the second oldest Alley in the U.S. Dottie Dot is a member and continues to attend monthly meetings at Kapitol Klowns™ and yearly workshops, and is enrolled at Clowns of America International (COAI), Mid-Atlantic Clown Association (MACA), and World Clown Association (WCA).

From 2008-2010 Rita was an apprentice in this performing art. In 2010, Rita was graduated to professional Clown, after learning about clown make-up, clown costuming, elements and styles of comedy, along with the history of clowning as a diverse entertainment art form. All of this went into creating the friendly, lovable character Dottie Dot.

Looking for a clown for your next event? Contact Dottie Dot @ 301-922-1234 or email