Category Archives: Secret Juggler

Hospital Clowning: Eccentric Principles Workshop with Avner

Tuesday, April 6th 2021 . Today begins a six week course over Zoom with Avner. To those of us in variety arts, Avner is a legend. A juggler, variety performer, movie actor, broadway star, magician, mentor, friend, and world renowned … Continue reading

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Performing Life: Playing the Fool with Global Play Brigade

Tuesday, April 6th 2021 . Today I get to take a sweet little clown workshop online with performers from around the world. If you look in the Zoom boxes you can see Boston, Atlanta, New York & California in the … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Face at Work

Thursday, December 3rd 2020 Performing over Zoom today, practicing the craft: . 🤪

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Homeschool Headmistress: CircusKitchen Recess

Thursday, October 22nd 2020 Here is Gavin doing self-directed exercise at home for “Gym” today. OK I might have directed a little bit, but huzzah! he can juggle on the rolla bolla. Until he needs to go to the bathroom … Continue reading

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Jenny the Juggler on Boston Public Radio (re: Pandemic Stimulus)

Friday, October 16th 2020 On this day I allowed my attention to drift from the Home School long enough to call into my favorite radio show to check in with hosts Margery Egan and Jim Braude to opine about both … Continue reading

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Jenny the Juggler Biography – “Question of Self”

◊◊ April 2010 ◊◊    A portrait -on 16mm black & white film- of how my career began. This was a senior project of my friend Ben Cassou, a film major at Boston University. He got an “A.”  (o:   … Continue reading

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Quarantine “UkeOke” Day #6 – The Bunny Diaper Song

Thursday, March 19th 2020 . . . 2020-03-19 Quarantine “UkeOke” Day #6 – The Bunny Diapering Song & Co. [4:56]: . .

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Quarantine UkeOke Day #3: Wanna Be Like You feat. ClaraJane

Monday, March 16th 2020             . .     . . 2020-03-16 Quarantine UkeOke Day #3 – Wanna Be Like You feat. ClaraJane [3:32]: . ♥♥

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Quarantine UkeOke: Day #One – The Universe Song

Saturday, March 14th 2020 . 2020-03-14 Corona UkeOke – The Universe Song [3:35]: . .  

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Primary Voting 2020

Tuesday, February 25th 2020 Though I still want to accompany my family to the polls on actual Voting Day this coming Super Tuesday, March 3rd, I decided to take advantage of the brand new Early Voting option in Massachusetts, with … Continue reading

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