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Tricks of the Month

The IJA Tricks of the Month video series showcases diverse juggling talents from around the world. Subscribe to our Youtube channel and stay tuned for future videos. This Tricks of the Month video features the Move to Circus Academy: “We are the Stefanie Company from Move to Circus Academy in Israel, where we filmed the video. We like to play …

Book Review: 1001 Tips on Practicing and Performing Your Act by Dan Holzman

Book Review by Michael Goudeau. Dan has always worked hard. You know him as a skilled, successful, and funny juggler. He’s also written books, he’s invented toys, and now he’s creating a new act just because he loves the art. So, when one of the most successful variety artists of our era writes a book of tips, should you buy …

Joe Ortnes – The Stationary Juggler

Recently, some jugglers have taken to practicing juggling on a small, stationary platform such as a chair to demonstrate control of their juggling patterns. This “isolation” juggling has even been integrated into some WJF competitions. But long before the WJF was founded or anyone used the term “isolation juggling,” Joe Ortnes was a master at the skill. Joe Ortnes was …

IJA Tricks of the Month: Emma Hornell and Mark Williams

This month’s Tricks of the Month features Emma Hornell and Mark Williams (aka The Catching Machine), hula hoop jugglers from Sweden and New Zealand. Mark and Emma are hoop jugglers from opposite sides of the world, but they met at the New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018 in Auckland.  

The British Juggling Convention 2018 – Review

Tuesday – Breakfast and Travel Jamie had very kindly prepared a Bircher muesli the previous evening which was ready when I came down in the morning. It was a nice change from my usual; I recommend having it warm. We waved cheerio to Lizzy and Jamie and struck out towards Canterbury via Basingstoke. The highways authority must have had a …

Sakari Männistö, aesthetic juggler – ep13 Juggle Jabber

Sakari Männistö about not planning, playing and discovering with technique! Created by Daniel Simu – http://danielsimu.com You can find the podcast audio at eJuggle or on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/juggle-jabber-daniel-simu-interviews-jugglers-about/id1209560737 Find Sakari online: http://www.sakarimannisto.fi/ https://www.instagram.com/mnnistol/ Like JJ on facebook to receive all updates: facebook.com/JuggleJabber Show notes: 0:38 Paper cup waste 1:40 Juggle doll video 4:58 Making tricks 7:43 Learning tricks the fun …

The Bridge Generation: From Vaudeville to the Internet Age: Peter Davison

We continue with our second feature on “the Bridge Generation.” This time, Peter Davison answers our questions.  Peter is a past IJA Individuals (1982) and Team Champion (Magnificent Material Movers, 1980; Airjazz, 1982). Airjazz was recognized with the IJA Historical Achievement Award in 2014. 1. Hometown/Where based out of now? Grew up in Santa Monica, CA. Current home since 1980 …

Unique Juggling Acts and Routines: Part 2

As I look through the many thousands of photos in the archives of the Museum of Juggling History and of the IJA, I occasionally come across juggling acts or routines that are particularly unique. Unique acts are more rare than you might think, as good acts and routines are quickly copied by other performers. We see this now with jugglers …