eJuggle: Featured

Thanks!

What a great first month we had! There are so many people to thank for the initial success of the ezine. The ezine team is David Landowne, Dave Pawson, Erin Stephens, and Scott Seltzer. What a great group of people taking initiative and making sure that things get done, and done well. In the first month, we probably had more …

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Interact! – Poetry Slam

The Interact! column appears twice a month, and is a place for jugglers to get creative and share with the community.  This column features contests and collaborations of all kinds – photo contests and juggling challenges, prop reviews and essay competitions.  Three winners will be selected each time, with a fantastic prizes from the IJA Store awarded, just to keep …

Stagecraft: Creativity and Inspiration

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The art of juggling is at a crucial moment in it’s history. Like most art-forms, the internet is rapidly changing how it is learned, seen and understood. It will grow from here in one of two ways: It can become more like a competitive sport, where it will belong in the gym, or it can become a more expressive and creative movement, flowering on the stage. In this article, veteran performer Brad Weston shares his experiences and and talks to other well-known and creative performers where they seek inspiration for their work.

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Anthony Gatto Interview on Practicing

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Here is a summary of the questions covered:
How do you structure your practice sessions?
How much time do you spend on each prop/trick?
Can you describe your warm-up theory?
What are important considerations about posture while juggling?
What do you think about when you practice?
What do you concentrate on more when doing combination tricks?
How relaxed versus concentrated are you when you practice?
What do you think about after you miss a trick?
What kinds of corrections do you find yourself making most?
You spoke a lot about your physical approaches. What about your mental attitude and preparations?
How much do you think about your practice sessions outside of practice?
Do you use visualization when you practice?
How strict are you with your practice sessions?
How has your practice style changed over the years?
Thank you so much for taking the time to share this information with us.

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Dutch Juggler Michiel Hesseling… Still Going Strong!

As this is the inaugural of the latest publication of the International Jugglers’ Association, it’s a prime opportunity to revisit some of the great jugglers that have been featured in the past by the IJA. The Dutch juggler Michiel Hesseling was featured approximately a quarter century ago in Juggler’s World (Vol. 39, No. 4 – Winter 1987). By that time …