In Jest with nels ross
Nels Ross presents uplifting online (virtual) and in-person arts-for-learning programs. Through physical theater, variety arts, and humor, he promotes character education, leadership, bullying prevention, reading, and STEM/STEAM… All “in jest,” or in fun. With rave reviews from 2,500+ elementary, middle, and high school assemblies and programs, Nels uplifts students and staff alike. He also brings his oddspiration™, or fun and inspiration, to museums, arts institutions, libraries, recreation programs, and others. Nels’ background includes: degrees in mathematics and education, studying theater; touring with a nonprofit circus; training with instructors from Broadway and Cirque du Soleil; teaching juggling/life workshops with social & emotional learning (SEL); working with special needs students; and performing and speaking full time for 25+ years. He applies 100% of this to inspire laughter and learning.