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IJA Tricks of the Month October 2017 Ecuador by: Adrián Martínez

IJA Tricks of the Month - Adrián Martínez

Bio for Adrián Martínez: My name is Adrián Martínez and I currently live in Quito, Ecuador. I’m a contemporary juggler with ten years of experience, and I’ve trained in different circus schools in South America and Europe. I really like clubs, investigating the object, spacial movement and body work, manipulation, balances, multiplexes, patterns, and dance. My objective is to create a language, …

The Birds in the Tree Trick

One of the most obscure juggling tricks to modern performers and audiences is the “Birds in the Tree” trick. This trick was somewhat popular in the 1800s, but until recently only a handful of jugglers had even heard of it. The trick involves the juggler balancing a tree-like prop on his or her head. In the branches of the tree …

The Durham Juggling Convention 2017 – Review (UK)

Saturday Breakfast and Travelling The convention actually started on the Friday evening with the opening of The Hub. The Hub is a separate venue for the camping and breakfasting of jugglers and is only a short walk from the Teesdale Leisure Centre which was the main juggling space for the Saturday. The Hub does have some nice halls in which …

Juggling On Broadway

In addition to my family, friends, and faith, I have two other primary passions – juggling and theater. I’ve been a Musical Theater Critic for the past 17 years, seeing around sixty musicals a year and writing reviews for Talkin’ Broadway. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I decided to write an article about jugglers on the Broadway …

Videos From The Vault – Charles Carrer

Charles Carrer (October 12, 1898 – December 25, 1971) was born in Zurich, Switzerland as Karl Karrer. Carrer took up juggling as a way to strengthen his eye muscles after suffering eye strain while working at a factory. He was billed as “The Swiss Juggler” and “The King of Jugglers.” He was also known as “Oh Boy Charlie” as he …

IJA Tricks of the Month October 2017 Chile by: Daniel Monsalves

My name is Daniel Monsalves and I live in Peñaflor Santiago, Chile. I’ve been juggling for around 6 years and I’ve always focused on the exploration of juggling concepts as a way to assist in the creation and the dissemination of new tricks. Video details: -Filmed in Maestranza abandonada (San Bernardo, Santiago de Chile) -Filming: Axel “cebolla” Pérez -Editing: Daniel …

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 …

Bill Dietrich Obituary

  It is with great sadness that we report that long-time juggler and frequent IJA Festival attendee Bill Dietrich passed away on September 19, 2017, following complications from surgery. He was 87 years old. William (Bill) Dietrich was born on March 18, 1930 in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania (USA), and lived most of his life in Erie, PA. Though not a …