“360 Allstars” show review

“360 Allstars” at the New Victory Theater, 42nd street and Broadway, NY.   My overall impression of this show is, simply put (once it gets going after a protracted introduction) one amazing trick after another until the end. Sometimes several awesome tricks going on at once. You don’t know where to look. At the New Victory Theater (where we saw …

Big Apple Circus – Metamorphosis

The Big Apple Circus runs from now until January 11th in Lincoln Center, in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The show is two hours long including intermission. On Wednesdays there is a two for one ticket deal and no intermission (75 minutes). Perennial Ringmaster John Kennedy Kane keeps the show moving along with little negative space between acts and almost no …

IJA 2014 Honorary Awards

The Honorary Awards presented at the 2014 IJA Festival in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA were: The IJA Historical Achievement Award: Airjazz The IJA Award of Excellence: Paul Ponce The IJA Extraordinary Service Award: Mike & Marilyn Sullivan; Paul & Gabi Keast The IJA Historical Achievement Award: Airjazz (Peter Davison, Jon Held, Kezia Tenenbaum) Peter Davison, Jon Held, and Kezia Tenenbaum …

Michael Chirrick on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

“Drop Everything” Podcast #8  with host Dan Holzman. My conversation with Michael Chirrick, looking back with the juggling legend on his career and famous family. Learn from this master juggler’s 45 year career as a top juggling professional. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159

Michael Karas on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

Drop Everything” Podcast #7 Conversation with the multi-talented Michael Karas. Topics covered include the east coast juggling scene, becoming a theatrical juggler, huggling, and his work with Jen Slaw and Playing by Air. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159

Patrick McGuire on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

“Drop Everything” Podcast #6 with host Dan Holzman and guest Patrick McGuire. Enjoy hearing about this talented juggler’s journey from IJA Juniors Champion to big time success with Cirque Du Soleil. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159

Ivan Pecel on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

Drop Everything podcast # 5 with Ivan Pecel. I get behind the biceps and bravado of one of today’s hottest and most successful jugglers. Hear what this state of the art juggling machine has to say about his life, career and future. Also on itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/il/podcast/ejuggle/id1063204159

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 …