Mr. Pennygaff's Cirkus Sideshow Spectacular
Keith Nelson learned to juggle and eat fire at Hampshire College in 1989. Following college he moved to New York City and became a professional fire eater. Since then, the variety arts—circus, sideshow, clowning…—have become his life. Keith swallows swords, spins tops, juggles plates, balances glasses, and manipulates just about anything. In 1995 he co-founded Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, a national touring troupe and performing arts organization. Keith has toured with circuses, carnivals, and sideshows. He has performed at festivals, casinos, and cruise ships around the world He has also been featured television, including Late Night with David Letterman, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with James Corden, OZ (season one)…. He is a professor of circus arts. From New York, to the Caribbean, to China, and across the United States, Keith has taught thousands of people to juggle and balance objects, and entertained millions more.