eJuggle: Current Events

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 …

Bill Dietrich Obituary

  It is with great sadness that we report that long-time juggler and frequent IJA Festival attendee Bill Dietrich passed away on September 19, 2017, following complications from surgery. He was 87 years old. William (Bill) Dietrich was born on March 18, 1930 in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania (USA), and lived most of his life in Erie, PA. Though not a …

Remembering Picaso. Jr

My friend Sean is not someone I’d describe as an effusive man. A fan of Japanese design, expensive sneakers, and avant-garde juggling that borders on performance art, I would generally describe Sean as quiet (and bordering on morose). However, on hearing that I would be waking up early the next morning to ride a Greyhound three hours to watch Picaso …