Incredible acts performed by monkeys

(Haz clic aquí para español.) It is curious to see a monkey assisting a juggler, but it is more surprising to see a monkey do acts that only people with a lot of training can do. Throughout the history of the circus, we have seen incredible acts performed by animals, from stunts to balances. What you will see is something …

IJA Ring Juggling Tutorial – Ring Multiplexes – Norbi Whitney – Patreon Sponsored

The legendary performer, juggling coach, and world traveler Norbi Whitney teaches tons of ways to multiplex rings. Instagram: @JugglerNorbi Rings: https://pmjuggling.com Music: Lee Rosevere http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere This video was made possible by the generous donors who have given to the IJA through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ijajugglers

Dave Parker

Dave Parker was born David Waterman on July 7th, 1934 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. His father owned a cigar shop. When World War II broke out, the Waterman Family, being Jewish, went into hiding in Bergen, North Holland. Fortunately, Dave’s father had the foresight to take all of his merchandise from the store with him, and so the family was able …

Jugglers in the First World War – Part II

(Haz clic aquí para español.) This second part of Jugglers in World War I has several names of jugglers that I had previously never heard of. As I wrote before, there is no detailed information about each one’s life. In many cases, there is no photographic record; we know of them only from brief mentions in newspapers of the time, …

Newly Discovered Harry Lind Films

Harry Lind is an icon in the history of juggling in the United States. He was a talented performer from 1900 to 1919 and was supposedly the creator of the triple singles pattern with four clubs, which he called “pop ups.” He was considered one of the best club swingers in the world as well. In 1919, he began making …

Jugglers in the First World War – Part I

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Juggler entertaining the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps on the British West Front in France. Photo: David McLellan. The First World War brought with it a great tragedy for the circus arts of the time. The owners of the circuses were severely affected. Many of them had to leave everything to enlist in the ranks of …

“New” Bobby May Video and Props

Bobby May is one of the most famous jugglers of all time and deserves such acclaim. At the 2019 IJA Festival, a newly discovered film of Bobby was shown while votes were being counted during the Juggling Film Festival. The film is from a TV show Bobby did with singer Caterina Valente, recorded in Zurich, Switzerland in March 1966. It …

Dream Tricks Challenge # 5 – The Tricks

It’s been almost two years since the last Dream Tricks Challenge, but the wait is over. Most jugglers have probably dreamed of doing or at least seeing certain juggling tricks that have never been accomplished before. Likewise, there are tricks that have been accomplished, but not on video that the public can see. Below are 12 tricks of which I …