Friday, March 5, 2010

Emailing List

Here's a little email we passed on to our list which includes a new schedule. In case you're not on the list, you can read it here:

Shoebox Tour America 2010- 5th Anniversary Edition!

Please join us for another collection of contemporary juggling ideas,
presented by none other than-

Luke Wilson (Germany)
Sean Blue (New York City)
Jay Gilligan (Sweden)
Tony Pezzo (St. Louis)

All tickets will be $10, general admission, available at the door.
Email for any further information
not found in the schedule below.

March 30- NYC, NY
March 31- Oddfellow Theater, Buckfield, ME, 7:30 pm
April 1- MIT, Boston, MA
April 3- 6122 Greene St. Philadelphia, PA, 8 pm
April 6- 112 W. Market St. Charlottesville, VA, 7 pm
April 9- Quaker Valley Middle School, private event
April 11- The Art Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
April 12- Aloft Loft, Chicago, IL, 9 pm
April 14- St. Peters Lutheran Church, private event
April 15- Minneapolis, MN
April 17- MONDO Juggling Festival Public Show, 7 pm
April 23- Madison, WI
April 26- Milwaukee, WI, private event
April 27- Findlay/Bowling Green, OH

Monday, January 25, 2010

5th Anniversary!

2010 marks the 5th year for Shoebox Tour. In that time, our project has traveled to 7 countries and included performers from 6 countries. We are returning to America in April with another international cast of world-class modern jugglers:

Luke Wilson (
The Southern England Close-Up Magic Champion now lives and works in Germany. He has also been awarded the Prix Moulin Rouge at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain.

Sean Blue (
The only juggler in history to perform 9 ring juggling on stage during the IJA Junior's Championships competition, Sean now hails from New York City. He has also taught at internationally renowned circus universities in Finland, Sweden, and Canada.

Tony Pezzo (
The Atlanta Juggling Club hosts an annual Groundhog Day Juggling Festival which includes a competition to award their prestigious "Phil" trophy. Tony has been honored with this award- twice (2007 & 2009)! Tony was also invited to travel from his hometown of St. Louis to Japan and star in a TV commercial for Sony.

Jay Gilligan (
Double Groundhog Day Juggling Festival "Phil" award winner (1992 & 1994), Jay has performed in 22 different countries. He has also worked for two years each in the Gandini Juggling Project, Compagnie Jerome Thomas, Les Sept Doigts de la Main, and with Cirkus Cirkor.

Collective International Jugglers' Association titles held by the cast:
IJA People's Choice Award Winner 1999
IJA People's Choice Award Winner 2006
IJA Gold Medal Junior's Championships 1993
IJA Silver Medal Junior's Championships 2006
IJA Gold Medal Team's Championships 1994
IJA Gold Medal Team's Championships 1995
IJA Silver Medal Individual's Championships 1995
IJA Silver Medal Individual's Championships 1996
IJA Bronze Medal Individual's Championships 1999
IJA 3 Club Champion 2005
IJA Award of Innovation 2007
IJA Bobby May Award 2009