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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 in North America and abroad. His “In Jest” comedy variety shows blend clean humor, interactive fun, physical theater, edge-of-your-seat stunts, and extraordinary yet useless skills.

In his 20+ years as a full-time artist, Nels has wowed clients time and again including Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and cultural institutions. He has also trained with artists from Broadway and Cirque du Soleil, collaborated with world-class entertainers, and performed throughout the United States as well as from Australia to Bermuda and Canada to Mexico.

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 been winning the hearts of national and international audiences with his gravity-defying juggling and side-splitting entertainment.

Proven Entertainer, Customized Entertainment

Nels is a sure hit for your banquet, conference, convention, corporate event, festival, fundraiser, holiday party, or other celebration. Going beyond clean comedian and comedy juggler, he also employs humor and juggling to share uplifting keynotes, ministry, and school programs through 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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