In a perfectly empty room, what is Beauty? What is Art? In a roomful of spirited women clowns, can Clowns Ex Machina even hope to answer those questions? In their newest show, Clowns Full-Tilt: A Musing on Aesthetics, Kendall Cornell and her troupe of 8 women clowns flim-flam some lofty answers. Created from a palette of historic field recordings, children's games, TV and great works of art, Clowns Ex Machina lays a foundation of sheer folly, from which arises a sophisticated, multi-media evening of clown theatre.