David Chervony's works focus on the connections between objects and the body, and between the performer and the audience. Fueled by the excitement of discovery and the desire for surprise, David performs unexpected and moving juggling art.
With a background in circus and theatre, David’s diverse skill set not only makes him a unique solo performer, but a valuable member of a variety of ensembles. He has performed in operas, juggling festivals, and puppet-filled haunted houses. Contact him to see how his abilities would suit your next endeavor.
Furthermore, David is a highly trained circus educator. He taught circus arts for three years at the International School of Louisiana and has led workshops at the American Youth Circus Organization Festival. If you want your kids practicing and playing outside, or to pump up your office community in a new way, consider booking David to teach a juggling workshop!
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Fly By Night, Msa & circus arts
A monthly revue of high-level performance at the Meirmanov’s warehouse circus space had David throwing diabolos all around.
One of Chicago’s finest circus shows featured David’s highly sought-after duo act with longtime collaborator Matt Riggen
AFterparty at the wit, Theater wit
A new late-night variety show with live music and terrific circus was surprised by a sneak peek of David’s newest act.
Mystique, OPUS OPERA/FLY CIRCUS SPACE — May 17
An evening of opera and circus arts at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans, LA with Bryan Hymel, Elizabeth Rose, Gretchen Ernst, and others. David will be the MC, performing solo juggling, and clowning with Jean Claudio. Follow this link for more information
Case Study: A Showcase, Actors gymnasium — June 1 and 2
The culminating performances of this year’s professional training program participants will merge moving theatre with new circus. David will be debuting his new leg act. Get tickets here.
Ragtag: A CirCUS in Stitches, CIRque us
This completely new touring show will follow a group of circus artists as they chase a series of threads. For dates and times, click here.
Two clubs, a diabolo, and a mannequin leg assemble and disassemble in more and more tenuous ways.
Of three minds
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens is interpreted by a frenetic professor with a juggling hobby in this comedic act.
A drummer controls a juggler controls a diabolo controls a juggler controls a drummer. A jazz duet with musician Matt Riggen.
A dramatic juggling act with three clubs, in which David examines why he loves juggling and who impacts his artistic decisions.
David performs on stages, in art galleries, and for corporate events and parties. If you need a one-of-a-kind performer or a person to teach you how to juggle for your next performance, please fill out the form below.