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IJA Tricks of the Month by Dan Barron from USA | Juggling

I’m Dan Barron (dnb303) from Chicago, USA, and I’ve been juggling for 12 years. I like toss juggling that draws images in the 2D plane, creating and distorting shapes with varying hand positions. The endless pattern space, visual aesthetics, and visceral experience are what connect me to juggling. Juggling then connects to greater domains through natural physics, and by enhancing …

IJA Tricks of The Month by: Hamish Smithers from Australia | Diabolo Juggling

This Tricks of the Month video features by Hamish Smithers. Meet Hamish: My name is Hamish Smithers, I’m from Melbourne, Australia, and I’ve been juggling with diabolos for almost 10 years. I just want to share some fun tricks I’ve been brainstorming and working on, with some weird vibes to go with it. You can find some more of my …

Videos From The Vault – The Elgins

The Elgins were the best known American juggling troupe throughout the 1930s and 1940s. They team consisted of a number of well known jugglers from earlier teams. Before we examine some videos of the Elgins, you may want to read a history of the troupe, written by one of their members, Tommy Breen. This was first published in a series …

Jugglers Pictured in Cabinet Cards

One of the rarest types of juggling memorabilia are cabinet cards featuring jugglers. Cabinet cards are photographs taken between 1860 and the very early 1900s that are mounted on a thick, heavy card. They often featured celebrities and popular entertainers, so it was not too uncommon for jugglers to be featured in the images. Usually the juggler is just shown …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Kathrin Wagner of Germany | Ring Juggling

This Tricks of the Month video features by Kathrin Wagner. Meet Kathrin. Kathrin is a ring juggler and hooper based in Berlin, Germany. She discovered her obsession with rings while learning her first “pancakes” about ten years ago. Since then, she has performed at countless juggling conventions all over Europe, and became a professional performer. She loves juggling because of …

Jacky Lupescu

  Romanian juggler Jacky Lupescu was born Siehe Lupovici in 1919 in Saloniki, Greece, where his family was on tour with a circus. He specialized in complex combination tricks performed both on the ground and on a slack wire. He had a long performing career that began at an early age, when he started performing in a slack wire act …

Newly Discovered Frank Le Dent Photos

Of all the work I’ve done as a juggling historian, I’m probably proudest of my research into Frank Le Dent ((1886 – 1948). Previously, all we really knew was that he supposedly juggled 11 balls. We also only had one photo of him. Through a year of research, I discovered a huge amount of information on him, including confirmation that …