Stagecraft: Creativity and Inspiration

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The art of juggling is at a crucial moment in it’s history. Like most art-forms, the internet is rapidly changing how it is learned, seen and understood. It will grow from here in one of two ways: It can become more like a competitive sport, where it will belong in the gym, or it can become a more expressive and creative movement, flowering on the stage. In this article, veteran performer Brad Weston shares his experiences and and talks to other well-known and creative performers where they seek inspiration for their work.


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Ali is a recent graduate of Keene State College, in Keene, NH, where she studied mathematics, physics, and juggling boys. She is currently self-employed as a swing musician, and spends much of her time driving around to gigs and chasing her itinerant juggler boyfriend all over the country.