Prop Launching Prop Stands and the Jugglers Who Use Them

As I do research on the history of juggling, I take note of certain trends and novel performance ideas. One thing I’ve noticed is the cross section of jugglers who have used prop stands or other devices to launch props to them. Below is a sampling videos of some of these jugglers. Instead of just providing links to their uses …

A short history of Devilstick

It’s  been a while since I wrote my first article about devilsticks and I plan to deprecate that old one now that this is published, because even if it was a good effort and it is partly correct, I studied the history of devilsticks quite a lot in the past year and I think I can do it better now. …

Bill Fry Obituary

William L. “Bill” Fry passed away on November 10, 2016 at 9:50am from complications caused by alcohol dependence syndrome. Bill was born in Harrisburg, PA on June 1, 1955, but claimed Florida as his home. After graduating from high school in 1973, he attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, forming a juggling club and an act with a friend, Gravity’s …

Sicki

Sicki was a German performer born in 1935. He was a talented juggler at a young age, as the following photos can attest. His most famous routine consisted of kicking up cups and saucers onto his head; a routine created by Ferry Mader and made famous by Rudy Horn and Dieter Tasso. Sicki performed the routine on a rolling globe …

IJA Tricks of the Month December 2016 Italy by Lorenza Gaudioso

Hello my name is Lorenza, I am from Naples and I live in Madrid. I started juggling in a self-taught way while studying engineering, and when I finished my studies I decided to focus completely on my passion and I moved to Madrid to learn at the  Carampa Circus School where I am currently studying for the 2nd year. In …

The Twelve Juggling Days Of Christmas

I’m not sure how it is in other parts of the world, but in the USA, it seems like you can’t go anywhere without constantly hearing Christmas songs this time of year.  Don’t get me wrong, I love many of them, and certain ones, in certain situations, help to get me into the holiday spirit.  Unfortunately, there are stores that …

Casey Wood Profile

Casey Wood’s recent ToTM video no doubt impressed us all. Her elegant combination of hand stands and juggling required tremendous strength and exemplified great talent. In this interview we learn a little bit about where she came from and how she got to where she is. Tune in to hear about her inspiration and what keeps her going. Follow her …