Gandini Juggling – A Light Hearted Explanation of Juggling Notation

(Steve Cowton – Head of Theatre Operations)

We’re sharing a second video from Gandini Juggling – this time featuring Sean Gandini himself!

You may never have thought about how jugglers record their routines – or how they pass their choreography from one performer to another. In fact there’s a brilliant system of recording juggling patterns called Siteswaps. The video explains how this works – and there’s something surprisingly beautiful about the interplay between juggling and mathematics. Honestly! Stay with the film as the routines become more complex and it becomes strangely hypnotic. Especially with Sean’s brilliant explanations. Juggling is one of the few circus disciplines that can be practiced during this Lockdown – this could be the perfect time to give it a go…