JIM KERRŃJUGGLER

P.O. Box 113347

Anchorage, Alaska  99511

Phone (907) 440-4277

 

GENERAL:

I have been performing professionally since 1978 as a juggler and have been
professionally teaching juggling since January 1979. I taught Alaska's only
college accredited juggling courses at Anchorage Community College in 1981
and 1982. My other professional performing interests include music and
theatre, but are not the focus of this resume'. This resume focuses on what
I do best - juggle and teach juggling!

 

EDUCATION:

1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1989, 2006 Workshops at International Juggling
Association Conventions
2004 - Workshops at the Seattle Juggling Festival

1999 & 2000 - Workshops at the Portland Juggling Festival

1999 Celebration Barn classes with Peter Davison (Two week intensive in
Paris, Maine)
1978 - Lane Community College Juggling course with Tom Dewart,

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:


Anchorage Community College/UAA
  Non Credit : 1980 and 1983 to 2002
  Guest Instructor for UAA's Movement for Actors class 1998

  Accredited : 1981 and 1982


Community Education
  Rabbit Creek 2000
  Mountain View 1982 Spring and Fall
  Turnagain 1979 Spring

 

                   Notable Workshops:

                            Alaska Fiddle Camp Kids on Parade 2004, 2005, 2006
                            TitleWave Books - Juggling Workshops 2005 & 2006
                            Lariat Spinning 1999 Portland Juggling Festival
                            Bethel Special Arts Festival 1990
                            KSKA's Public Radio Bluegrass Festival July '82,'84 & '86
                            Alaska State Fair, Palmer Alaska 1986

                            Homer Schools Dec. 1985
                            Alaska State Council on the Arts:
                            Cordova 1984
                            Haines August 1984
                            Juneau April 1983
                            Valdez April 1982
                            Fairbanks June 1982
                            Arts on the Move (with Big Brothers and Sisters), Juneau September 1981
 
 

ANNUAL APPEARANCES:

                   Downtown Association's New Year Celebration since 2004
                   Several appearances at the Anchorage Museum 1989 to present including
                   just about every Annual Christmas Santa event.

                   Palmer State Fair 1980 to Present, including many shows on
                   the Borealis theatre stage warming up such acts as
                   Marshal Tucker, Jefferson Starship,
                   Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steppenwolf and many more
                   Independence Day Celebration at Mulchaee Park 1994 to 1999
                   Anchorage Arts Council
                   Very Special Arts Festival hosted at the Anchorage Museum 1989 to 1995
                                      (its last year)

                   Open Air Pleasure Faire 1979 to 1988
                   KSKA Bluegrass Festival 1980 to 1987 (its last year)
                   Meet Me at the Plaza 1979 to 1985

                   Anchorage Renaissance Festival 3 Barons Faire most of them since 1979

 

NOTABLE ENGAGEMENTS:

Pacific Mortgage Television Commercial 2003 to present
Seattle Juggling Festival 2004
Hawaiian Juggling Festival 2001
Booher Music Camp - Oregon 1999, 2000, 2001
Portland Juggling Festival 1999
International Juggler's Association's Convention 1989
Kalani Honua Hawaii Club Volcano 1989
Hilo Hawaii Mardi Gras 1989
Dawson City Festival 1988
Whitehorse Music Festival 1988
Imaginarium 1988
Fly by Night Club Spring 1987 I Heart Spenard Show
Kenai Peninsula State Fair, 1986
Hilo Hawaii Vaudeville Festival 1986
Homer Renaissance Faire 1985 & 1986
Prudoe Bay 1984 & 1985, 1987
Dutch Harbor/Unalaska Independence Day 1984 & 1985
Bethel Council on the Arts Performance series October 1984
Haines South East Alaska State Fair August 1984 & 1985
Anchorage Arts Council Lunch Bunch 1980, 1981, 1982
Nome Midnight Sun Festival 1980
In addition to the above I do private engagements at the rate of about 2 a
month these days.