Partial List of Clients






“Extremely Funny” The New York Times

“Jonathan was FANTASTIC!
The students absolutely loved him.”

– Valerie Lynch, Lake Land College

“Nebraska Wesleyan University students find Jonathan Burns incredibly funny. So do I! What a treat for a college audience to have someone with so much talent, as acrobat, juggler, magician, and funny man all wrapped into one whimsical, smart, engaging package.”
– Dr Fred Ohles, Nebraska Wesleyan University President

“I have been here for 6 years, this is the best show I have ever seen.” – University Nebraska at Kearney Programming Council


“Jonathan Burns was a huge hit with our audience. Laughter began the minute he took the state and never stopped until the show was over!”
– Gaylynne Lambert, Downtown St. John’s Busker Festival

“Jonathan’s unique act creates a genre in itself.”
– Harborplace, Baltimore, MD

“After the first laugh on the first show I knew he was going to do well. After the last laugh of the last show I knew I was going to ask him back.” – Richard Renner, Lawrence Buskers Festival


“Jonathan Burns brings his originality, innovation and outrageous antics to the stage in a style that’s all his own.”
The Capitol Newspaper, Annapolis, MD

“Jonathan Burns Recipe:
Add 2 3/4 cups of Stretch Armstrong.
A generous rub of Steve Martin.
Bake the head of Bill Gates at genius level.
When hot, serve to your audience for that fresh laughter taste.”

– Tony Baloney (Forgot to Laugh: Sideshow and Animation Festival)

“Jonathan Burns provided a fun and upbeat show that provided entertainment for everyone from our youngest campers to our oldest staff members. Jonathan’s unique combination of comedy, juggling, and ability for contortionism was a delight!” – Jeff Grabow, Director of Camp Echo