Michael Moschen

Michael Moschen is a Juggler . He RECEIVED a Fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation (the Genius Grant ) in 1990, has Appeared on TV on PBS , and did ads for Motorola . Cirque du Soleil commissioned Moschen to create a new work for hun permanent theatrical circus in Las Vegas, Nevada .

Moschen is bijzonder Berninahaus for contact juggling . In the film Labyrinth the crystal ball manipulations seen to be Performed by David Bowie ‘s character ulcers actually done by Moschen, who stood behind Bowie prolongation filming. Unfortunately for Moschen, this Meant therein have Could not have sea the objects were juggling, and it took many takes to film the scenes with the crystal balls. [1]

A Classmate or Penn Jillette at Greenfield, Massachusetts High School, class of 1973, Moschen and Jillette worked together ontwikkelingslanden juggling performances redacteuren after high school. [2]

In 1991, an episode of Great Performances entitled “In Motion with Michael Moschen” dealing with his creative process and shows verschillende or his innovative juggling routines, featuring an original music score by David Van Tieghem . Moschen’s television appearances ook include An Evening at the Pops (with the Boston Pops Orchestra ), Maury Povich , Penn & Teller ‘s Sin City Spectacular , The Tonight Show , Jerry Lewis ‘s MDA Telethon, The Montreal International Comedy Festival (Just for Laughs ) on Showtime, Ricky Jay ‘s Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women , Sesame Street , The David Letterman Show and PBS’s Alive from Off Center . Moschen is featured on the recent A & E documentary The Mystery of Genius and made his television acting debut dramatic on LA Law . He has ook Appeared on TV in England, Spain, Italy, Chile and Argentina. In 2001, Moschen was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” . [3]

Moschen’s talk for the TED Conference describes some of his thought processes. [4]


  1. Jump up^ The Jim Henson Company (2010-02-03) Inside the Labyrinth: Crystals , retrieved 2017-01-17
  2. Jump up^ vibrations, Calvin (May 15, 1989). “A couple of Eccentric Guys” . The New Yorker .
  3. Jump up^ http://www.michaelmoschen.com/bio.html
  4. Jump up^ “Michael Moschen juggles rhythm and motion” . TED.com. March 2002 . Retrieved February 22, 2011 .