Historically, Columbina is the feisty maid of the “Old Man” Pantalone in the Italian Commedia. iL CiRCo's Columbia has her roots in the mystical middle ages, and, in the grand tradition of her character, is a witty clown who uses her brains, charm and humor as a weapon of entertainment and delight. Comedienne, magician, musician, singer, seductress and conductor of frivolous hilarity, Columbina is a star clown of iL CiRCo and is our most popular character. The San Diego Union-Tribune calls her a "pinch-mouth daredevil clown," and you'll understand why she has charmed audiences around the globe the minute you meet her! Special event clients from around the world call on iL CiRCo to book Columbina at their events, as they find she is the "secret sauce" that makes any meet-and-greet reception a smash hit! Simply put, a party isn't a party without Columbina.