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BOUNCE MARGIL was born in Boston, Ma and grew up and graduated from Sharon High School.

He then graduated with a BS degree in Physical Education from the Univ. of Massachusetts/Amherst.

Bounce is self taught in the Circus Arts and has been performing and teaching

JUGGLING, UNICYCLING, ACROBATICS, EQUILIBRISTICS, MIME and MOVEMENT for more than 35 years.

In 1974 till 1983 BOUNCE co-foundered, created, booked and performed with the nationally famous LOCO-MOTION CIRCUS, a spectacular acrobatic and juggling revue.

BOUNCE has performed and/or taught at over 1200 colleges as well as hundreds of Fairs, Festivals, Corporations, Camps, Schools, Theatres etc.

In 1976 BOUNCE was an instructor of Juggling, Unicycling, Equilibristics and Hand-Body Balancing at RINGLING BROS. BARNUM and BAILEY'S CLOWN COLLEGE.

BOUNCE was seen on "ABC'S WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS" from the MONTREAL OLYMPICS, on the "TODAY SHOW," "P M" MAGAZINE," and on "THE GONG SHOW."

BOUNCE and OOO LA LA have been featured performers twice on the STATLER BROS. SHOW.

When not on the road performing with Karen and son Daniel, Bounce's interests include fishing on his boat "REEL CLOWNS", golfing,

welding whimsical metal sculptures, home repair, his Mac computers, and he cherishes time spent with family and friends.

Together with KAREN and with the help of friends, they built their wonderful home in Key West, Florida.

The past ten years Bounce and Karen have been performing and teaching Juggling and Balancing in the Elementary, Middle, Montessori

and K-8 Schools in the Florida Keys,and hope to continue to teach in schools all around Florida with their new program learn2Juggle.

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KAREN GRANT MARGIL aka OOO LA LA has been a performer since the age of six.

She grew up in Atlanta and has studied Theatre, Dance, Mime, Voice and Circus Skills in Atlanta, Boston, and London.

She attended Boston University and has performed with regional Repertory Theatres, Comedy Improvisational Theatres, Dinner Theatres, several Circuses,

on the streets of Europe and America, and in her own internationally acclaimed one woman show THE WHITE MULE CIRQUS.

KAREN was a member of LOCO-MOTION VAUDEVILLE for two years, and then in 1983, with her husband BOUNCE,

created BOUNCE and OOO LA LA'S VAUDEVILLE THEATRE.

KAREN is responsible for designing the costumes, sets, and many of the props used in the show, as well as designing the promotion materials

and assisting BOUNCE in booking and managing their company.

Karen has been a terrific Mom to son Daniel and in her spare time at home Karen works with Stain Glass.

In 2009 Karen had a lead role in the play "Regrets Only" at the Waterfront Playhouse in Key West (She was terrific).

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DANIEL GRANT MARGIL was born in Key West, Florida, on the blue moon on 12/31/90, and has been performing since he was 11 weeks old.

He always had a fascination with our circus props, and he learned to ride a Bicycle at 3 and a half, a Unicycle at 5 years old, and was Juggling at 6.

Daniel also walks on the Rolling Globe and Hula Hoops and Juggles on the Globe, balances on the Rola Bola, plays the Drums and twists Balloon Animals.

He is, without a doubt, an inspiration to all the children and parents who are absolutely amazed at what this young man has learned and accomplished.

He loves playing Golf with dad and hanging with his numerous friends. Daniel enjoys traveling the country seeing different places and meeting people.

Like his folks, Daniel makes friends everywhere he goes.

While on tour, Daniel was Home Schooled, but upon returning home, Daniel was enrolled in the Key West public school system.

For 2 years McArthur Diary selected Daniel to be part of their "Amazing Kids" TV Commercial that aired in Florida.

In this commercial, Daniel is Walking on the Rolling Globe, Hula Hooping and Juggling all at the same time!

This commercial aired frequently in South Florida much to the delight of Daniel's Grandma.

He is a remarkable kid whose passion is GOLF.

He competed with the Key West High School Golf Team for 3 years, and on Nov. 24, 2006 playing at the Kingspoint Golf Course in DelRay Beach, Florida

with his Mom and Dad, Daniel got a HOLE in ONE on the 137 yard Number 15 hole.

On Feb. 11, 2008 Daniel was honored by the Lower Keys Golf Assn as the Key West "Sportsman of the Year" for his contributions to the KWHS Golf

team as a Player and as a Teacher for the younger team members, and for his fund raising efforts for the team.

On February 9, 2008 Daniel was also presented with the "Sportsman of the Year" by the Key West High School Golf Team.

In October 2008 Daniel came in 10th at the South Florida Regional High School Golf Tournament with a 78.

In June of 2009 Daniel graduated from Key West High School.

In August of 2009 Daniel enrolled as a freshman at Florida Atlantic University.

He plans to continue performing and teaching Juggling with his parents in South Florida when time and schedule permits.

He will also tour summer 2010 in the PA, NY, NJ, CT and MA at Camps, Festivals and Fairs.

 

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P O Box 5885 • Key West, FL • 33045 • Tel 305-294-6379
www.LearntoJuggleToday.com • bouncekwf@bellsouth.net