The Ministry of Manipulation

Tony Pezzo – The Third

January 5th, 2014
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I sat down to watch Tony Pezzo’s new downloadable video “The Third” the other night. I’m interested in how Tony will be able to forge his identity as the next in the “American-in-Sweden” royal line after Jay and Wes. This is a 42 minute compilation of short choreographies with balls, clubs and rings, and Tony Pezzo proves that he is, indeed, the Third. I want to know what they feed circus students in Stockholm because the level of juggling ability that comes out of this place is astonishing.

The Third is a juggling film by Tony Pezzo.  It features tricks, and sequences inspired by living in Sweden, and being around people such as: Wes Peden, Patrik Elmnert, Emil Dahl, Jay Gilligan, and Ivar Heckscher.  

THE VIDEO CONTAINS: † OVER 150 NEW TRICKS † 250 PENGUIN CATCHES† TONYS FIRST GOOD MIXED PROP ROUTINE † SOME OF WES’BEST 3 CLUB TRICKS, WITH RINGS! † NEW 3 RING ROUTINE† PLINGELING † HIS FAVORITE TRICK: THE FIVE RING FACEROLL TAKE OFF PUT BACK, WITH THE MULTIPLEX PANCAKE.

 

Tony is making juggling for us, we the people of the internet who love juggling. He takes the standards of technical numbers which we all know and adds new elements (the multiplexes… oh the mixed prop multiplexes!!!) to show us a kind of ‘technical-with-a-new-twist” style which he has polished up nicely

Whatever comes next from Tony is gonna be gold, and we should all be supporting the future by stopping what you are doing, taking $15 and throwing it at him right now.

http://tonypezzo.com/

 

 

Gana: underwater contact juggling

December 28th, 2013
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Everything from 1:30 – 2:50 is utterly outrageous. Underwater contact bodyrolling is something really, really beautiful. Watch.

Arttu Lahtinen – “vielä” (Rings)

December 19th, 2013
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As Wes said on FB, “EVERY DAMN TRICK IS GOLD!”

Multiball Tutorial – Update

December 18th, 2013

Thanks to all who helped me reach the funding goal. The week has begun! Only 3 days left to join the workshop, don’t miss your chance to pre-register for this massive 7 hour+ tutorial series, only $15 until December 21st. http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/7-days-of-multiball-a-tutorial/x/4987095

Gou Miyagi – skateboarding

December 9th, 2013
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Gou Miyagis part from Heroins skate video. Weird creative stuff, I LoL’ed a few times.

 

Ryans “7 Days of Multiball” Indiegogo campaign

December 4th, 2013
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I have an Indiegogo page for a new project this winter:  An in-depth multiball tutorial video series. Click “read more” for info and video… Read the rest of this entry »

Kellin – “my act from that show that I did that one time”

November 22nd, 2013

Cute and risky club act from Kellin

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Yuri Yamamura – Juggler

October 28th, 2013

Clean and smart ball juggling by Yuri, filmed by Yuki Sakitani.

Andre (pilolip) DESTROYS a hoop

October 25th, 2013
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Quality isolation and dance from everybody’s favorite new-school contact manipulation superstar.

“Hoop Dancers” please take note.

AragoRn “Bishop” and Andre “Pilolip” – partner windstyle

October 23rd, 2013

YouTube Preview Imagenew stuff, inspired by Anton Klimat of Volnorez breakdance school in Moscow mixing waving with contact improv.

Nuance – Digital Dance

October 20th, 2013


Avec l’aimable autorisation de Planet Mu Records
Musique / “Ants” de Edit
Danse / Lucas Boirat
Coproduit par Supermouche Productions
Réalisé à l’E.S.A.L / Épinal
Marc-Antoine Locatelli / 2013

Etereas / Animation Shortfilm

October 14th, 2013

From Vimeo:

PEARL winnerfilm/ Pool-festival, Berlin. Top ten in Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival. Official selection: ANIMA 2013, Argentina, Baixada Animada Brazil, Cut Out Fest, Mexico, Female in Film Industry, Mexico.

A hula hoop floats amidst a stunning location of México city. As it moves, a dancer appears and plays with the hoop. Every movement creates lines, impressive shapes and lights that float in the space as if being drawn to gradually create an impressive sculpture in movement.

# Director: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler
# Dancers: Brecken Rivara, Tiana Zoumer
# Camera: Pamela Albarran
# Music: Julian Placencia
# Animation: Daniela Villanueva, Mara Soler, Alejandro Caballero, Marco Garfias, Fernando Sica, Luis Núñez