Nels Ross -
Side-Splitting, Gravity-Defying Fun
Nels Ross brings oddspiration™, or fun and inspiration, for a guaranteed hit at any event. As a variety entertainer and comedy juggler, he thrills audiences with flying objects and hilarious humor… All “in jest,” or in fun.
Lauded as “absolutely amazing” and “side-splittingly funny,” his one-of-a-kind, knock-your-socks-off entertainment consistently gets rave reviews, whether virtual or in-person.
In 25+ years as a full-time performer and speaker, Nels has trained with instructors from Broadway and Cirque du Soleil, collaborated with world-class performers, and won the hearts of corporate, nonprofit, and other audiences time and again.
From his start in central and western New York, he has gone on to work in exotic places like Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico… and Buffalo, NY.
✶ VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON programs available.
Want more than a clean comedian, comedy juggler, or entertainer? Nels works with regional to national talents. Ask about the best magician, impressionist, ventriloquist, or otherwise for your corporate, nonprofit, or family event.
Nels became known for his comedy variety entertainment in central and western New York, and then the Northeast U.S. and Ontario, Canada. He has since won the hearts of audiences around the globe.
“WOW! By all accounts, one of the best shows to hit the Opera House in a long time. Many patrons have called or stopped to tell me what a wonderful time they had. You can count on hearing from us again.”
–Rick Davis, Fredonia Opera House
“Outstanding! Everyone I spoke to after the show told me how great you were… a true professional.”
–Louis Maio, Corning Museum of Glass
“An all around great show. The audience interaction is simply the best!“
–Tracy Kozlowski, Uniland Development Company
“Thank you for another rousing performance. You had everyone in stitches! We’ve had many acts through the years, and yours is one of the few that we enjoy having again and again.”
–Gwen Papania, Chautauqua Institution
“A smashing success! I have seen many jugglers but knew you were the one for this convention. You were a hit as evidenced by the standing ovations.”
–Scott Wells, Texas Association of Magicians
“What a ham! Your material was fresh, and the franchisees ate it up. They all said, ‘This turkey was definitely worth the dough!’ Seriously, thanks for arranging to be at our event. We were in a pickle and grateful that you could sandwich it in.”
–Stephen Stewart, Subway Restaurants
“Truly incredible. Everything from subtly clever to downright side-splittingly funny. On a scale from one to ten, I’d definitely give it an A+!“
–Chris Malik, Daemen College
“You are wonderful to work with and have a killer act. There’s no better combination. Everyone loved you—the magicians and the normal people!”
–Joan Caesar, Canadian Association of Magicians
“Thank you for your solo performance in front of 20,000 fans. They were delighted to see your act, and we were thrilled to find a performer of your talent.”
–Tom Burns, Buffalo Bisons
“The juggling was absolutely amazing, and the lively comic routines were hysterical!“
–James Shermer, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
In Jest entertainment and keynotes have wowed:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
American Heart Association
American Military Engineers
Buffalo State College
Canadian Association of Magicians
Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Corning Museum of Glass
Creative Problem Solving Institute
Fredonia Opera House
Genesee Community College
Gold Wing Road Riders Association
Holiday Valley Resorts
Lewiston Jazz Festival
Magic ‘n Miracles Canada Tour
Mental Health Association
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
National Hockey League
Niagara County Community College
Niagara Power Project
Operation Serve Mexico
Peek ‘n Peak Resort
Rochester Institute of Technology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Shakespeare in Delaware Park
Shea’s Performing Arts Center
Society of Professional Engineers
Strong National Museum of Play
Texas Association of Magicians
United States Air Force
University at Buffalo
Watson Bowman Acme Corp.
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