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Nels Ross – Entertainer, Clean Comedian, Comedy Juggler

Entertainer, clean comedian, and comedy juggler Nels Ross provides side-splitting entertainment for all ages in Buffalo NY, Western New York (WNY), USA, Canada, and beyond…

WNY entertainer, clean comedian, comedy juggler Nels RossNels Ross is an acclaimed entertainer and oddball who thrills audiences throughout North America and abroad. His “In Jest” comedy variety shows blend clean humor, hilarious audience participation, incredible juggling, edge-of-your-seat stunts, and extraordinary yet useless skills.

With 20+ years as a full-time performer, Nels has wowed countless clients time and again including 3M, Albright-Knox, Chautauqua Institution, Corning Inc., Harley-Davidson, Independent Health, and Ingram Micro. He has also trained and collaborated with world-class entertainers including artists from Broadway and Cirque du Soleil.

Lauded as “absolutely amazing,” “a killer act,” and “side-splittingly funny,” Nels’ shows are guaranteed knock-your-socks-off entertainment that appeals to all. It’s like Ed Sullivan meets America’s Got Talent!

Contact In Jest today for available dates and booking info. You’ll be glad you did!


From Buffalo to Western New York (WNY) and the World

Based in Buffalo NY, Nels first became known in Western New York (WNY), Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada. Since then he has performed from Australia to Bermuda and Manitoba to Mexico, winning the hearts of international audiences with his one-of-a-kind entertainment.

Proven Entertainer, Customized Entertainment

Nels is a sure hit for your corporate event, banquet, conference, convention, comedy night, fundraiser, holiday party, or celebration. Going beyond clean comedian and comedy juggler, he can also incorporate an uplifting message or theme. (See Keynotes, Ministry, and School Programs, as recommended by GigMasters, Upward Sports, Young Audiences, and others.)

Clean Comedian + Comedy Juggler + ???

Want more than a clean comedian and comedy juggler? For more variety, Nels can work with or recommend a magician, game show, impressionist, ventriloquist, or other entertainer. From small shows to full-scale productions with sound, stage, lights, and multiple performers, options are available for a range of budgets and events. Just ask.


“wow! by all accounts, one of the best”

Fredonia Opera House

“outstanding! a true professional”

Corning Museum of Glass

“great show… simply the best!”

Uniland Development Company

“you had everyone in stitches!”

Chautauqua Institution

“smashing success!”

Texas Association of Magicians

“killer act”

Canadian Association of Magicians

“20,000 fans were delighted”

Buffalo Bisons

“absolutely amazing… hysterical!”

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

“side-splittingly funny… A+!”

Daemen College

“thrills any audience!”

Fox TV

Clients of entertainer and keynote speaker Nels RossClients of entertainer and keynote speaker Nels Ross

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