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Jay Gilligan

  • Jay Gilligan on the “Drop Everything” podcast with host Dan Holzman

    May 17, 2015 No Comments

    Drop Everything” podcast #15. This podcast features a conversation with one of the foremost creative influences in juggling today – the master juggler and teacher Jay Gilligan. Recorded at Seattle’s Moisture Festival, Jay discusses his performance and teaching philosophy, insight i...

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  • Preliminary Workshop Schedule for the 2013 IJA Festival

    Jul 11, 2013 No Comments

    You’ve all been asking, so here it is. You can download a preliminary version of the festival workshop schedule here: Workshop Schedule The schedule is definitely fluid. At this stage of the game, I’m probably having to make 5-10 changes every day due to moving workshops, changing diffic...

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  • Message from the Chair, June 2013

    Jun 03, 2013 No Comments

    Hello, and hope this message finds you all well! It is a good time to be a juggler; let me remind you a few of the reasons. World Juggling Day is almost upon us. On June 15th, join jugglers around the world in celebrating what we do and the wide range of reasons we do it. Whether you choose to juggl...

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  • 136 by Jay Gilligan

    May 15, 2013 No Comments

    NOTE: While most articles on eJuggle are free to the public, this exclusive content is for IJA members only. If you're a member, Log In on the top to watch the full video. If you're not a member, read about the benefits of IJA membership in the "Join the IJA" menu at the top of t...

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  • IJA Festival Features Special Workshop by Jay Gilligan

    May 11, 2013 No Comments

    At this yearʼs festival at Bowling Green, Jay Gilligan will present a special workshop over three days. Called “Juggling Tricks: Start to Finish”, the workshop is open to anyone, of any age and skill level. Thereʼs an official workshop description at this website, but I asked Jay to expand on ...

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  • 136 Trailer by Jay Gilligan

    May 02, 2013 No Comments

    This is a trailer for ‘136’ by Jay Gilligan. The full 16 minute video will be available exclusive for IJA members on May 15. Click here for information about joining the IJA for this and other benefits including vendor discounts, liability insurance, more exclusive eJuggle content, and m...

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  • (Not the Last) Message from the Chair, February 2013

    Feb 11, 2013 2 Comments

    Hello, everyone! First and foremost, let me clear something up. As far back as the Winston-Salem festival, I have heard rumors and whispers. “I sure hope the Bowling Green festival goes well, because if it doesn’t, I hear it will be the last IJA festival!” And at every festival I&#...

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  • Madfest 2013 Review

    Jan 28, 2013 No Comments

    Line of clubs inside the gym. The perpetual “47th” annual Madfest took place this year on January 18-20th 2013, at the MATC gym, in its home of Madison, Wisconsin. As is customary at the festival, the gym practice space was free to enter. The inside was very spacious and provided an excellent ju...

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  • A Career of Creativity: Jay Gilligan

    Jul 13, 2012 No Comments

    Jay Gilligan at the 2012 Shoebox Tour Jay Gilligan has accomplished a great deal in the world of juggling, and is a very busy man. Originally a hobby juggler from Ohio, Gilligan now resides in Stockholm, Sweden where he heads the juggling program at the Circus School there. When he is not teaching a...

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  • Shoebox Tour 2012 Review and Interview

    May 24, 2012 No Comments

    Shoebox Tour 2012. Photo credit to Frida Flodin. On Thursday May 10th 2012, the Shoebox Tour came to Hazel Park, MI to perform at a venue known as TANK.  The touring cast for this year’s U.S. tour is Jay Gilligan and Wes Peden doing a two person juggling act with Erik Nilsson providing musical ac...

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