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Variety Entertainment, Uplifting Keynotes, and More

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funnyAs Chief Executive Oddball of In Jest Inc., Nels Ross works solo and with others to provide uplifting entertainment, keynotes, and more in North America and abroad, all to spread joy and support worthy causes.

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.


Variety Entertainment

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

Uplifting Keynotes

Help people in your company or group be more joyful, healthy, and productive through hilarious yet motivational keynotes and playshops. Enhance wellness, creativity, productivity, customer service, communication, team building, and more 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.)

earthBased in Buffalo NY, Nels has thrilled audiences throughout the United States, as well as from Australia to Bermuda and Canada to Mexico.

Nels is a sure hit for your banquet, comedy night, conference, convention, corporate event, 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 LinkedIn, YouTube*, Twitter, and Facebook… Though rumor has it they are merging to create 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), here’s a sampling of places Nels has performed and can easily get to…

U.S. – National
Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Dallas, TX
Denver, CO
Jackson, MS
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Miami, FL
Minneapolis, MN
Myrtle Beach, SC
New York City, NY
Newark, NJ
Orlando, FL
Phoenix, AZ
Richmond, VA
Tampa, FL
Virginia Beach, VA
Washington, DC

U.S. – Regional
Albany, NY
Baltimore, MD
Buffalo, NY
Cleveland, OH
Columbus, OH
Corning, NY
Detroit, MI
Erie, PA
Grand Rapids, MI
Hartford, CT
Jamestown, NY
Lansing, MI
Newark, NJ
Niagara Falls, NY
Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Rochester, NY
Springfield, MA
Syracuse, NY
Toledo, OH

Calgary, AB
Edmonton, AB
Hamilton, Bermuda
London, ON
Melbourne, Australia
Mexico City, Mexico
Mississauga, ON
Montreal, QC
Niagara Falls, ON
Ottawa, ON*
Queenstown, New Zealand
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Saskatoon, SK
Toronto, ON
Vancouver, BC
Winnipeg, MB

Your city not listed?
Nels can get there too!