eJuggle: Profiles

Videos from the Vault # 6 – Toni Wells

Toni Wells is not a name that’s familiar to most jugglers, even those who are well acquainted with history. His real name was Toni Storzenbach and he was born in Germany in 1932. He began working as a juggler at the age of 14 and found success quickly. He changed his stage name to Toni Wells in 1954, but I’ve …

Lew and Billie Lou Henderson

Lew Henderson began his career in theater as an acrobat and juggler in silent movie houses and at street fairs before 1910. Lew Henderson was a professional artist for about 60 years. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1891 and was taken to the Trans- Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, at age seven. He then decided that entertainment …

Davide Cattaneo, Play juggling props – Ep09 Juggle Jabber

Davide Cattaneo from Play Juggling is the manager and designer at the prop manifacturing company in Italy. We talk about ball and club design, creating tools for schools and professionals, and about happy accidents. Created by Daniel Simu – danielsimu.com You can find the podcast audio at eJuggle or on iTunes Find Play online: playjuggling.com facebook.com/playjuggling Like JJ on facebook …

Getting to Know Bob and Trish Evans

Of the many unique juggling couples in our community, Bob and Trish Evans are one of the most interesting!  Their home life, careers outside of juggling, approach to fitness as a primary component of their juggling, and entertaining videos make them a favorite of many jugglers, though others in the juggling world may not be familiar with them. Both Bob …

The Great Knetzger

I’ve found that I am spurred to do historical research on jugglers primarily out of curiosity.  When I see something that is interesting about a long ago juggler that I have never heard of, I want to learn more.  This was the case with I saw the following poster available on an online auction. I didn’t recall ever hearing about …

The actress who juggles at traffic lights

Úrsula Achterberg is a Chilean actress who starred in a series for television called “Fuera de control,” broadcast on Channel Trece in Chile. She has also been in supporting roles in other television shows. She comes from an upper middle class family. His mother did social work while his father was engaged business. After graduating as an actress, she was …

Jay Gilligan, teacher and director – ep8 Juggle Jabber

Jay Gilligan is the amazing multifaceted juggler from the US, living in Sweden. We talk about his teaching experience in DOCH, the circus university, about directing, and about using your limited time to make the best juggling possible! Created by Daniel Simu You can find the podcast audio also at iTunes: Find Jay online: https://www.instagram.com/instantjuggler/ Like JJ on facebook to …