JIM KERR JUGGLER
P.O. Box 113347
Anchorage, Alaska 99511
Phone (907) 345-8787

GENERAL:
   I have been performing professionally since 1978 as a juggler and have been
   professionally teaching juggling since January 1979. I taught Alaska's only
   college accredited juggling courses at Anchorage Community College in 1981
   and 1982. My other professional performing interests include music and
   theatre, but are not the focus of this resume'. This resume focuses on what
   I do best - juggle and teach juggling!

EDUCATION:
    1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1989, 2006 Workshops at International Juggling Association Conventions
    2004 - Workshops at the Seattle Juggling Festival
    1999 & 2000 - Workshops at the Portland Juggling Festival
    1999 Celebration Barn classes with Peter Davison (Two week intensive in Paris, Maine)
    1978 - Lane Community College Juggling course with Tom Dewart,

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
  College

    Anchorage Community College/UAA Accredited : 1981 and 1982
    UAA/Anchorage Community College Non Credit : 1980 and 1983 to 2002
    Guest Instructor for UAA's Movement for Actors class 1998

  Community Education
     Rabbit Creek 2000
     Mountain View 1982 Spring and Fall
     Turnagain 1979 Spring

  Notable Workshops:
    
Alaska Fiddle Camp Kids on Parade 2004, 2005, 2006
     TitleWave Books - Juggling Workshops 2005 & 2006
      Lariat Spinning 1999 Portland Juggling Festival
      Bethel Special Arts Festival 1990
      KSKA's Public Radio Bluegrass Festival July '82,'84 & '86
      Alaska State Fair, Palmer Alaska 1986

      Homer Schools Dec. 1985
      Alaska State Council on the Arts:
      Cordova 1984
      Haines August 1984
      Juneau April 1983
      Valdez April 1982
      Fairbanks June 1982
      Arts on the Move (with Big Brothers and Sisters), Juneau September 1981


PERORMANCES:
   Annual Appearances:
     Downtown Association's New Year Celebration since 2004
     Several appearances at the Anchorage Museum 1989 to present including
           just about every Annual Christmas Santa event.
      Palmer State Fair 1980 to Present, including many shows on
           the Borealis theatre stage warming up such acts as
           Marshal Tucker, Jefferson Starship,
           Paul Revere and the Raiders, Steppenwolf and many more
      Independence Day Celebration at Mulchaee Park 1994 to 1999
      Anchorage Arts Council's Open Air Pleasure Faire 1979 to 1988
      Very Special Arts Festival hosted at the Anchorage Museum 1989 to 1995 (its last year)
      KSKA's Bluegrass Festival 1980 to 1987 (its last year)
      Anchorage Arts Council's Meet Me at the Plaza 1979 to 1985
      Anchorage Renaissance Festival and Three Barons Faire most of them since 1979

NOTABLE ENGAGEMENTS:
      GovernorSara Palin Inaugural Ball (Anchorage) 2007
      Pacific Mortgage Television Commercial 2003 to present
      Seattle Juggling Festival 2004
      Hawaiian Juggling Festival 2001
      Booher Music Camp - Oregon 1999, 2000, 2001
      Portland Juggling Festival 1999
      International Juggler's Association's Convention 1989
      Kalani Honua Hawaii Club Volcano 1989
      Hilo Hawaii Mardi Gras 1989
      Dawson City Festival 1988
      Whitehorse Music Festival 1988
      Imaginarium 1988
      Fly by Night Club Spring 1987 I Heart Spenard Show
      Kenai Peninsula State Fair, 1986
      Hilo Hawaii Vaudeville Festival 1986
      Homer Renaissance Faire 1985 & 1986
      Prudoe Bay 1984 & 1985, 1987
      Dutch Harbor/Unalaska Independence Day 1984 & 1985
      Bethel Council on the Arts Performance series October 1984
      Haines South East Alaska State Fair August 1984 & 1985
      Anchorage Arts Council Lunch Bunch 1980, 1981, 1982
      Nome Midnight Sun Festival 1980
      In addition to the above I do private engagements at the rate of about 2 a
      month these days.