eJuggle: Profiles

Dr. Kate Riegle Van West

Kate Riegle van West was born in Normal, Illinois in 1986. From a young age she gravitated toward climbing on things/hanging upside down/causing general panic for her parents. At age 7 she joined a youth circus program at her school, and immediately knew the circus was her home. Yes, Kate grew up in a place called “Normal” and ran away …

Interview with Svetlana Zueva

Svetlana Zueva

Svetlana Zueva is an extraordinary juggler. She was born on October 11, 1985, in Moscow, Russia. She is one of the few female jugglers who can juggle 7 clubs. If you watch her videos, you will notice her wonderful technique and amazing tricks, with clean movements, and very few errors. She performed in Cirque du Soleil, in the show Corteo. She …

Videos From The Vault – George Lerch

George Lerch was a popular juggler and slack rope performer in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. He was quite skilled both on stage and on the slack rope. He juggled with balls, rings, clubs, devil stick, tennis racket and balls, balls and tube, and ball bouncing. One unique trick that George performed was to stand on a board balanced on …

Joe Ortnes – The Stationary Juggler

Recently, some jugglers have taken to practicing juggling on a small, stationary platform such as a chair to demonstrate control of their juggling patterns. This “isolation” juggling has even been integrated into some WJF competitions. But long before the WJF was founded or anyone used the term “isolation juggling,” Joe Ortnes was a master at the skill. Joe Ortnes was …

Sakari Männistö, aesthetic juggler – ep13 Juggle Jabber

Sakari Männistö about not planning, playing and discovering with technique! Created by Daniel Simu – http://danielsimu.com You can find the podcast audio at eJuggle or on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/juggle-jabber-daniel-simu-interviews-jugglers-about/id1209560737 Find Sakari online: http://www.sakarimannisto.fi/ https://www.instagram.com/mnnistol/ Like JJ on facebook to receive all updates: facebook.com/JuggleJabber Show notes: 0:38 Paper cup waste 1:40 Juggle doll video 4:58 Making tricks 7:43 Learning tricks the fun …

The Bridge Generation: From Vaudeville to the Internet Age: Peter Davison

We continue with our second feature on “the Bridge Generation.” This time, Peter Davison answers our questions.  Peter is a past IJA Individuals (1982) and Team Champion (Magnificent Material Movers, 1980; Airjazz, 1982). Airjazz was recognized with the IJA Historical Achievement Award in 2014. 1. Hometown/Where based out of now? Grew up in Santa Monica, CA. Current home since 1980 …