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IJA Tricks of the Month by Dan Barron from USA | Juggling

I’m Dan Barron (dnb303) from Chicago, USA, and I’ve been juggling for 12 years. I like toss juggling that draws images in the 2D plane, creating and distorting shapes with varying hand positions. The endless pattern space, visual aesthetics, and visceral experience are what connect me to juggling. Juggling then connects to greater domains through natural physics, and by enhancing …

The Bakers

The Bakers were a husband and wife juggling act from the UK that specialized in hat juggling. Harry Baker was born in 1893 in New York (USA). His wife Peggy was born in Manchester, UK. Harry learned to juggle at the age of twelve and was a popular juggler on the Vaudeville Orpheum Circuit in the 1920s. He married Peggy …

IJA Tricks of The Month by: Hamish Smithers from Australia | Diabolo Juggling

This Tricks of the Month video features by Hamish Smithers. Meet Hamish: My name is Hamish Smithers, I’m from Melbourne, Australia, and I’ve been juggling with diabolos for almost 10 years. I just want to share some fun tricks I’ve been brainstorming and working on, with some weird vibes to go with it. You can find some more of my …

Videos From The Vault – The Elgins

The Elgins were the best known American juggling troupe throughout the 1930s and 1940s. They team consisted of a number of well known jugglers from earlier teams. Before we examine some videos of the Elgins, you may want to read a history of the troupe, written by one of their members, Tommy Breen. This was first published in a series …

Jugglers Pictured in Cabinet Cards

One of the rarest types of juggling memorabilia are cabinet cards featuring jugglers. Cabinet cards are photographs taken between 1860 and the very early 1900s that are mounted on a thick, heavy card. They often featured celebrities and popular entertainers, so it was not too uncommon for jugglers to be featured in the images. Usually the juggler is just shown …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Kathrin Wagner of Germany | Ring Juggling

This Tricks of the Month video features by Kathrin Wagner. Meet Kathrin. Kathrin is a ring juggler and hooper based in Berlin, Germany. She discovered her obsession with rings while learning her first “pancakes” about ten years ago. Since then, she has performed at countless juggling conventions all over Europe, and became a professional performer. She loves juggling because of …

New York – Sexy juggling: Biting the Big Apple

Why do people come to New York? For the culture. For the excitement. For work. To make your dreams come true. For the juggling. All the right reasons. Did someone say ‘juggling’? Let’s look at two recent ongoing shows that feature jugglers. Bindlestiff Family Cirkus “Cabaret” at The Cutting Room, and “Burlesque Night” at the Slipper Room. Bindlestiff Family Circus …

Dr. Kate Riegle Van West

Kate Riegle van West was born in Normal, Illinois in 1986. From a young age she gravitated toward climbing on things/hanging upside down/causing general panic for her parents. At age 7 she joined a youth circus program at her school, and immediately knew the circus was her home. Yes, Kate grew up in a place called “Normal” and ran away …