eJuggle: Profiles

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 …

Charles Peachock on “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

Host: Dan Holzman Guest: Charles Peachock, comedy juggler and inventor talks about career highlights including appearances on America Got Talent, being featured in People Magazine and the development of his remote audio system, The Audio Ape. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159

Andy Sapora plays the Met

Which gig is the most significant gig? A successful one-man show on Broadway? A movie first stunt roll with residuals? An ongoing stage performer with a long-term theater run like The Flying Karamazov Brothers? Or a premier player in a significant Metropolitan Opera production in New York? Andy Sapora has done them all except for the first two. The IJA …

Carl Baggesen – The Clumsiest Juggler of All Time

Carl Baggesen is not a name known by many modern jugglers, but he was a star in the days of vaudeville. Baggesen was born in in 1858 in Odense, Denmark and initially began performing as a contortionist, using the stage name of Klischnigg. In the early 1890s, he came to the United States to perform in vaudeville and soon developed …