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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as seen with
Mystique, OPUS OPERA/FLY CIRCUS SPACE
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 was the MC, and performed juggling and clowning with Jean Claudio. Follow this link for more information.
Case Study: A Showcase, Actors gymnasium
The culminating performance of the Actors Gymnasium’s nine-month intensive training program. David performed partner acrobatics, juggling, duo trapeze, and more in this collection of new works.
Ragtag: A CirCUS in Stitches, CIRque us
From scratch to threadbare, David and five other circus artists created a show under the direction of Jesse Dryden and toured the New England area of the USA with this one-of-a-kind theatrical circus show.
Afterparty at the wit, Pieus Productions - AUG. 17
This monthly variety show features some of Chicago’s best talents. David brings his beloved comedy juggling act and some new diabolo experiments to the stage.
WHAT’s The plan(t)?, High stakes - August Through september
This street show, devised with Eliana Dunlap, explores the future of the Earth in this touching, wacky circus experience. In August, catch them at the Lincoln Park Zoo on the weekends.
The midnight circus - AUGUST THROUGH OCTOBER
This circus brings world class talent to neighborhoods across Chicago. For dates and times, as well as more information, visit this site.
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.