Nick Gatto Obituary

1927 – 2020 Nick Gatto, best known in the juggling world as the step-father and coach of Anthony Gatto, passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 13th, 2020. He was 93 years old. Nick was from Baltimore, Maryland and learned to juggle from his godfather at the age of ten. During high school, he was a well-rounded athlete, competing in …

A Collection of Russian Juggling Videos (Part 3)

Because most eJuggle articles are in English or Spanish, and many jugglers don’t know any Russian, it was suggested to me to curate a collection of Russian juggling videos, especially older or lesser known ones, that many readers may not have seen before. I will also try to include some of the best examples of the videos of Russian and …

A Collection of Russian Juggling Videos (Part 2)

Because most eJuggle articles are in English or Spanish, and many jugglers don’t know any Russian, it was suggested to me to curate a collection of Russian juggling videos, especially older or lesser known ones, that many readers may not have seen before. I will also try to include some of the best examples of the videos of Russian and …

A Collection of Russian Juggling Videos (Part 1)

Because most eJuggle articles are in English or Spanish, and many jugglers don’t know any Russian, it was suggested to me to curate a collection of Russian juggling videos, especially older or lesser known ones, that many readers may not have seen before. I will also try to include some of the best examples of the videos of Russian and …

David Pavlove Cunsolo Interview

David Pavlove Cunsolo is a 15 year-old juggler from Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He is also the IJA 2020 Online Festival Junior’s Champion. David Cain asked David a series of questions following his Junior’s win and the answers can be found below. 1. Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself apart from juggling? I like to play a variety …

Niels Duinker’s Resident Theater Show in Ohio’s Amish Country

Around a century ago, during the height of vaudeville, jugglers like Enrico Rastelli, Kara, and Paul Cinquevalli drew crowds to theaters. During the same time, Joseph Rosani became the first juggler to present a full-length, one-man juggling show, which he toured around the United States. While it does happen, it’s quite rare for a juggler to headline a theater show, …

Ask David – November 2020

Welcome to my column for eJuggle, Ask David. In this column, you can ask me for my opinion, advice, or knowledge about anything juggling-related. In case you don’t know me and you’re wondering why you might want to know my thoughts, here’s a bit about me. I’ve been a professional juggler for 36 years and have performed over 15,000 professional …

Elimar and Eldino – German Slack Wire Jugglers

Over the years, I’ve come across photos and videos of German slack wire jugglers Elimar and Eldino and often confused the two. I recently decided to research these two performers and get my facts straight. Elimar Elimar Clemens Buschmann was born in Cologne, Germany in 1917. He was the youngest of three brothers and didn’t come from a show business …

The History of Comedy Juggling

The one subject that I have most often been asked about during the last few months is the origins of comedy juggling. I will begin by saying that it is next to impossible to say who the first comedy juggler was. Thus, I will not attempt to give an inadequate answer to that question. Instead, I will share what I’ve …