eJuggle: Current Events

Nino Frediani Obituary

The juggling world has lost one of its most famous and well-liked members, Nino Frediani. Coming from an Italian circus family that traces its origins back to 1650, Nino was born in a dressing room of a Portuguese circus in 1940 in Libson. His mother and father were performing in the ring when she felt her first labor pains. Nino …

Mike Newman Obituary

We are sad to report that New Zealand’s Mike Newman has passed away. Mike, who was 68 at the time of his death, was well-known in the city of Palmerston North, where he had been performing as a street juggler for around twenty seven years. He was also a prolific writer and poet. Mike was the subject of a short …

Rudy Horn Obituary

The following obituary uses content from two previous IJA publications (a 1964 IJA Newsletter article by Bob Brock and a 1987 Juggler’s World Magazine article by Sandy Brown) as well as new content by author David Cain. ******** The juggling community has lost one of its brightest stars and biggest icons. Rudy Horn passed away on October 12th, 2018 at …

Obituary for John Tobin

Written by Deni Tobin (his child), for Charles Lewis Tobin, Brian Cunningham, Ben W, Elijah Finn, Asa, and especially my dad, John Carver Tobin My dad started juggling with his brother using wooden clubs in the 60s. My uncle shared that he was juggling clubs for the junior high basketball team in 9th grade to demonstrate dexterity. So it is …

Jugglers at Cirque de Demain 2018

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain, which translates to something like the Global Festival of the Circus of Tomorrow, had it’s 39th edition in Paris last week. As every year, many young circus performers compete for various medals, special prizes and awards. You can also find reviews from previous editions on eJuggle, 2017 and 2016. As in the previous years …

Donald Lauppe Obituary

The juggling world has lost another well known figure. Donald Lauppe, the son of well known jugglers Gus and Ursula Hill Lauppe, passed away last week. He performed with his parents for many years and was a very talented juggler in his own right. Donald, Ursuala, and Gus Lauppe Donald was born on April 12, 1952 and grew up in …

Viviane Chabre Obituary

We are sad to report that Viviane Chabre of the well known husband and wife juggling duo Les Dougalls has passed away. She was preceded in death by her husband and partner Erwin Steiner, who passed away in 1984 from cancer. Viviane, who was born February 4, 1943, was from Belgium and was a seventh generation circus artist and the …

Scott Burton Obituary

Our community has lost a very talented and original juggler. Scott Burton, 56, passed away November 27th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father Harvey Burton. He is survived by his wife Linda, daughters Rachel & Maya, sons Dylan & Matthew, mother Jean Burton, siblings Arlene Krzyska, Debra Deacon, David Burton (Amy Ouradnik), Jack Burton (Juliet), Rosemary Willliams …

Lewis Kennedy interview about JuggleVision

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make believe ‘hierarchy’ ranking …