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Jonny Olsen
The Juggler

         Jonny Olsen is a Canadian juggler who has been entertaining audiences for over a quarter of a century with his unique brand of creative juggling and clean comedy. Jonny is a magnificent manipulator, moving objects through the air with magical motions, but his strongest talent lies in his uncanny ability to involve the audience in his show in wildly entertaining ways. Feel lucky if you get involved in his show as you will soon discover your own hidden talents that you never knew you had. You'll laugh, you'll cry and then you'll take his card and hire him for you event because this is a guy who knows how to entertain.

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Name: Jonny Olsen
Born: Oct. 29, 1972, Ottawa Ont.
Home Town: Ottawa
Favorite Medium: Cigar Box juggling
Education: Bell High School, Bachelor of Environmental Studies with a minor in Fine Arts, University of Waterloo
Art Influences: Picasso, Norval Morisseau, Monet, Da Vinci, Escher
Turn Ons: Long hair, silly sense of humour, spunky, beautiful smile, sweet voice
Turn Offs: People who are afraid of bugs, people who play mind games and just plain can't make up their minds
Aspirations: To become a well known Canadian juggler
Hobbies: Drumming, Dancing, Swimming, Sledding, Camping, Canoeing, Building Ice and Snow Casltes
Heroes: Norval Morisseau, Farley Mowat, Mordecai Richler, Neil Peart, Stompin' Tom
Favorite Food: Steak and Potatoes
Favorite Place: Perros Guirec, France
Least Favorite Cartoon Character: Care Bears
Happy Place: Bath Tub
Astroligiacal sign: Scorpio
Roadsign: Slow Children at Play
Tatoos or piercing: Maple Leaf on top left arm
Cool facts: Speaks English, French and Spanish
Other occupations: Jonny is also a musician. You can check out his band Junkyard Symphony at

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         Jonny Olsen lives in Ottawa, Canada. His primary job is variety performer for an eco/entertainment company called Junkyard Symphony, but he is also available for solo juggling shows.
You can call him at
or send corredspondece to:
78 Tamblyn Cres
Ottawa, Ontario, K2L-3A4

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