eJuggle: Profiles

Dan Menendez, Part Two on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

In the second half of the podcast, Dan and I discuss the creative process behind the development of the bounce piano, and how that routine changed his life and career. Dan talks about how he feels about the people who have copied his routine and “He who shall not be named.” Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159 Click here for part one.

Dan Menendez, Part One on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

I talk with the original piano juggler, Dan Menendez. The podcast was recorded the day before Father’s Day so we start with a discussion about Dan’s dad and the influence he had on his life and juggling career. Other topics include the early days of Dan’s career, his experience as a street performer, and some great gig stories including one …

David Cain, Part One on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

First half of the “Drop Everything” IJA podcast with juggler and juggling historian David Cain. David talks about his earliest days as a juggler, and working with his twin brother Scott at a local amusement park. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159 Click here for part two.

Joan and the Gentleman Juggler Review

When a ghost wants to tell a story, listen. A single flame wanders in the dark before the lights go up on L. Frank Baum (Ric Walker), the phantasmal narrator of Joan and the Gentleman Juggler– a delightful blur of unlikely friendship and good old-fashioned spectacle. Performed as part of the 9th Annual Living Literature Festival at the Metropolitan Playhouse …

Mother Africa at the New Victory Theater, Times Square, New York

The first thing you notice is the plethora of color. Colorful sights and colorful sounds. African costumes, and African music. Before during and after each act. The format is traditional circus. Act follows act. But instead of clowns between the acts, the troop comes out and does a high-energy tribal dance. Each dance is different – different costume, different music …

Big Apple Circus, 2013- Luminocity

The Big Apple Circus is back again. Every year it’s pretty much completely different in terms of acts and themes. This year’s theme, “Luminocity,” puts you in the hustle and bustle of Times Square, New York, and the performers are just plain folks walking down the street under the bright lights and noise, each looking for an excuse to break …

Life is Looking Up for Mark Angelo!

On September 11, 2012 Mark Angelo Peachock became a Guiness World Record holder by spit juggling two ping pong balls 212 consecutive times breaking the previous record of 186. That along with a recent appearance on the David Letterman Show plus a busy performance schedule means that life is looking up for this juggler. Mark is also a three time …