FireDrums 2018

FireDrums is the oldest fire dancing festival in the country, and once again it lives up to its reputation of being a mecca for fire dancing and flow arts. As far as flow oriented events go, it doesn’t get much better than this. More than 500 performers and enthusiasts convene on a hidden mountain valley in the rural Sierra Foothills …

EJC 2018: Organized for jugglers, Inspired by Nature

The European Juggling Convention (EJC) has taken place non-stop since 1978 and is one of the world’s biggest juggling conventions. This event started with an attendance of just 11 jugglers during two days but rapidly became a week-long happening with thousands of attendees. This year, and for the first time in 41 years of history, EJC jumps from continental Europe …

Book Review: 1001 Tips on Practicing and Performing Your Act by Dan Holzman

Book Review by Michael Goudeau. Dan has always worked hard. You know him as a skilled, successful, and funny juggler. He’s also written books, he’s invented toys, and now he’s creating a new act just because he loves the art. So, when one of the most successful variety artists of our era writes a book of tips, should you buy …

Bloopers, Extras, and Behind the Scenes from CREATE By Marc Schneider

Especially for eJuggle, Marc made an exclusive video with bloopers, behind the scenes, and exclusive tricks from CREATE that we’re sure you’ll like! CREATE is Marc Schneider’s first juggling movie which he worked on for the past year. It is based on the idea that anyone is able to create his own path for himself. The video is the result …

JUGGLEVISION – Episode 1 FULL VIDEO

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make …

EJC 2017

The audience had turned on the MC pretty early at the Wednesday night battle. In a small, dimly-lit circus tent, members of the Polish crew had organized a single-elimination tournament among sixteen of the greatest (and bravest) prop manipulators they could find. The audience, drunk on 50-cent-per-liter beer, chose the winner of each round by making the most noise for …

Lewis Kennedy interview about JuggleVision

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make believe ‘hierarchy’ ranking …

Claude Shannon: Mathematician, Engineer, Genius…and Juggler?

By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni, co-authors A MIND AT PLAY: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age  “Do you mind if I hang you upside down by your legs?” From any other professor, this question might have elicited concern. But from Claude Shannon, it was par for the course. Shannon had in mind an elaborate experiment: combining two forms …

Corrections: a juggling film by Lewis Kennedy & Haavard Hvidsten

Yo yo yo, Haavard here! This project all started when Lewis showed up in Trondheim, Norway for two months because the squash courts he usually practiced in only had 6 meter ceilings. He also wanted to experience the midnight sun. Unfortunately for him, despite being 1000 km further north than his home city of Leeds, Trondheim is actually below the …