Juggling/circus skills group

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Juggling/circus skills group

Postby bonzifan » 21 Mar 2012, 11:09

Would anyone be interested in starting a juggling and general circus skills group? I'm currently living in Zhubei, so could start one there, but next year I'll probably be moving to Taipei, so let me know if you'd like to go to one there. I'd probably suggest meeting in a park or something, since it's normally warm in Taiwan...
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby Rotalsnart » 22 Mar 2012, 09:21

bonzifan wrote:Would anyone be interested in starting a juggling and general circus skills group? I'm currently living in Zhubei, so could start one there, but next year I'll probably be moving to Taipei, so let me know if you'd like to go to one there. I'd probably suggest meeting in a park or something, since it's normally warm in Taiwan...


This is not my area, but I saw such a group one evening this week (two western couples) busking with a juggling/circus/magic act by the Ximen MRT station. They attracted quite a few spectators though I didn't see a lot of money going in the hat. (I only stood around to see part of the act of one of the two couples -- they obviously had some experience, but that said, their skills seemed so-so to me.)
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby Puppet » 22 Mar 2012, 16:35

Do ventriloquists count?
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby bonzifan » 23 Mar 2012, 09:30

Puppet wrote:Do ventriloquists count?
Absolutely - as do performing magic, performance hypnotism, basically anything which you could envisage happening in a circus.
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby Puppet » 06 Apr 2012, 19:17

I will be in Jhu Bei on the 14th for our improv show. I won't have any puppets, but if you want to stop by Tittie Tea that day, I'd love to chat. I am not sure what time we'll be there to set up yet.
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby bonzifan » 11 Apr 2012, 07:27

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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby Shearersheed » 31 Aug 2012, 22:39

I wouldn't not mind learning any of this kind of stuff. Please let me know if you come to Taipei and I will let you know the times that I am free.

Or you could email me at marky.baobei@gmail.com
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby bonzifan » 07 Sep 2012, 13:38

I've just arrived in Taipei! If we can get a few more people interested, maybe we can meet up and swap tricks...?
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby micahjrowe » 28 Sep 2012, 09:50

bonzifan wrote:I've just arrived in Taipei! If we can get a few more people interested, maybe we can meet up and swap tricks...?



I'm interested. I can juggle 5 balls, 4 clubs, 2 chinese yo yos (diabolos), spin poi, cigar boxes, hat tricks, ride the unicycle, slackline, yo yo, some magic tricks, auxilary balance, rola bola, chinese flower stick, and a couple other things.

I'm not really interested in busking. I would, however, love to find someone to pass clubs. I also love juggling fire but haven't yet got my torches, fire poi, etc. shipped over here yet.

Is there a juggling store in Taiwan by any chance?

Let me know if you'd like to get together and juggle. I live in Tapinglin.

Best wishes, Micah
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Re: Juggling/circus skills group

Postby bonzifan » 02 Oct 2012, 02:23

Sounds like you're a little more advanced than me! I can juggle 4 balls, 3 clubs, (I was learning to pass back in england, so if you're patient with a rusty learner we could meet up and do that) I also do some contact juggling and hooping, tightrope (never could get the hang of slack rope), a little poi etc etc.

I'm afraid I haven't found any stores here that sell juggling equipment, however, I have seen people using the props, so unless they have them shipped in, I presume there must be something out there.
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