Juggling Greats of the Past (A – J): A Video Survey

It happened again yesterday. A juggler contacted me and asked if there was one place online that they could turn to where they could see videos of the great jugglers of the past. I told them that there really wasn’t one place and ended up supplying them with a tons of various links. This has happened before, so there is …

COVID and juggling

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The current situation in the world has changed the way of training and exposure of many disciplines. Juggling was no exception to the threat of the virus and the chaos of the pandemic. How has the virus has changed the way of seeing the juggling? How has the level of jugglers changed during the quarantine? …

Amazing tricks on unicycles

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Since the unicycle ventured into the circus and juggling, the creativity of the artists has been impressive. So much so, that they have taken the unicycle’s capacity to high levels: unicycle with more than two wheels (vertically), unicycles 4 meters high… The innovation of the tightrope walker and juggler produced totally incredible performances. If just …

Felovis

Felovis was a juggler from Neuchatel, Switzerland, born Georges Marti in 1891. His family moved to Geneva when he was 9 years old. As a young teenager, while still a student and hobbyist, he performed his first show, which was a big success. He worked as an architect, but his hobby of juggling led him to pursue performing as a …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Facundo Guglielmone from Uruguay | Juggling Clubs

Hi! My name is Facundo Guglielmone, independent artist born in Salto City, Uruguay. I’m 24 years old, and it’s been seven years now since I started training and specializing in technical juggling. Nowadays, I work at Circo Tranzat (the first contemporary arts company with a circus tent of their own in the country). This company has helped me develop my …

Old juggler on the streets of Venezuela

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Jose Bestilleiro. Photo: Caraota Digital. Jose Bestilleiro Calviño is an 85-year-old Galician, who for more than 15 years has dedicated his time to entertaining people who transit through Urdaneta Avenue, located by La Candelaria square, in Caracas, Venezuela. His work is recognized with coins, bills, food, clothing, and so on, which people give him in …

Harm van der Laan, Tall Tales – ep16 Juggle Jabber

Harm van der Laan is a Dutch circus artist. We talk about his experience in running the Tall Tales Company, using visual art in a juggling performance and the patterns he likes. Also we discuss his many inspirations, and get some new insights in juggling as it evolved through history… Oh and yes, this video was recorded before the corona …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Ariane Oeschner from Germany | Ball Juggling

I am Ariane. I like moving – in the world, in my head, with my body, with my balls. This video shows glimpses of what happens when I jam next to the Danube while wearing an amazing costume. “I don’t” is the name of the lipstick. “No, I don’t” is the honest answer I give to most questions I am …