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Gravity-Defying Entertainment, Keynotes, and More

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funnyAs “Chief Executive Oddball” of In Jest Inc., Nels Ross works solo and with others to provide side-splitting, gravity-defying entertainment, keynotes, and more in North America and abroad.

thumbHis contagious sense of humor and fun have made Nels a favorite of corporations, organizations, and celebrations of all kinds. Watch the video and see. Note the wholehearted laughter and standing ovations.

clonesNels is in demand and cloning attempts have proven unsuccessful, so book early. He also offers free referrals to other top-notch presenters. Either way, contact In Jest for a guaranteed hit at your event.



Experience the one-of-a-kind, knock-your-socks-off comedy, juggling, and stunts of clean comedian and variety entertainer Nels Ross. (And others upon request.) From small to full-scale productions, he provides proven entertainment for corporate and nonprofit events.

“smashing success!”

Texas Association of Magicians

“you had everyone in stitches!”

Chautauqua Institution


Help people in your company or group be more joyful, healthy, and productive through hilarious yet motivational keynotes and playshops. Enhance wellness, morale, creativity, customer service, and team building with keynote speaker and presenter Nels Ross. (And others upon request.)

“highlight of the conference!”

Michigan Society of Professional Engineers

“captivated everyone. powerful!”

Holiday Valley Resorts


Going beyond juggler and jester, Nels provides: school programs to promote character, wellness, learning, and joy; ministry programs for churches, banquets, conferences, Upward Sports, etc.; playshops for interactive fun with juggling and other skills; and free resources including referrals and event consultation.

“absolutely fabulous!”

Corning Museum of Glass

“breath of fresh air”

Impact Conference, Rockford, IL

Did You Know?…

NRCHis full name is Nels Ross Cremean. He uses Nels Ross as his stage name because it’s easier to pronounce and remember, plus it confuses annoying creditors and relatives.

targetHis target audience is anyone within throwing distance – adults, youth, families, pets, etc. – and he can work almost anywhere. (Padded walls make him feel at home but are not required.)

earthHe first became known in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada. Based in the Buffalo NY area, Nels currently travels all over the world… and other places.

checkNels is a sure hit for your banquet, conference, convention, corporate function, festival, fundraiser, holiday party, ministry, school, staff development, or theater show.

otherLooking for a corporate or motivational speaker? A game show, impressionist, improv comedy group, magician, ventriloquist, or otherwise? Nels works with and recommends the best. Just ask.

NRCYou can connect with Nels via Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook… Though rumor has it they are merging to create Go-Link-You-Twit-Face.*

*Now connect with Nels on Vimeo (ad free) instead of YouTube.


Coming to a City Near You

Based in Western New York (WNY), Nels can easily fly or drive to…

Atlanta GA
Baltimore MD
Boston MA
Charlotte NC
Chicago IL
Cincinnati OH
Detroit MI
Fort Lauderdale FL
Fort Myers FL
Las Vegas NV
Minneapolis MN
Myrtle Beach SC
New York City NY
Newark NJ
Orlando FL
Philadelphia PA
Phoenix AZ
Tampa FL
Washington DC

Albany NY
Binghamton NY
Cleveland OH
Columbus OH
Corning NY
Erie PA
Ithaca NY
Jamestown NY
Lansing MI
Niagara Falls NY
Olean NY
Oswego NY
Pittsburgh PA
Rochester NY
Scranton PA
Syracuse NY
Toledo OH
Utica NY
Youngstown OH

Barrie ON
Brampton ON
Brantford ON
Fort Erie ON
Hamilton ON
Kingston ON
Kitchener ON
London ON
Mississauga ON
Niagara Falls ON
Oshawa ON
Port Colborne ON
Sarnia ON
St. Catharines ON
Toronto ON
Welland ON
. . .
Is your city not listed?
Nels can get there too!