Axel Wettstein alias
you was born in Solingen,
He has been a professional performer for more than 25 years. He`s got a motorcycle,
a car and a child … well, honestly: who cares anyway? But in case
you do, check out the article below:
SPECIAL OCCASION - THE SPECIAL SHOW !
"Has anybody seen the show before? No?! Oh, that`s good. Nobody
could take this show twice."
Axel Wettstein alias one
starts his show with a portion of self-irony and gets his first
laughs. He is probably the best known local entertainer, especially
because of the numerous shows he has done at the Bielefeld City
Festival and lots of other events for more than 10 years. With
his cheeky and charming comedy show, juggling and unicycle acrobatics
he knows how to delight his audience on a high and entertaining
"It`s more important, not only to know the technique, but to make
the crowd laugh again and again. It took me two years to be able
to juggle five balls. But the crowd has much more fun, when three
of the balls are glued together. Entertainment is the most important
thing in an attractive show."
Axel Wettstein has mainly been inspired by the American Way of
Entertainment. He started out as a performer at the Mardi Gras
in 1986 in New Orleans. Since then he has been performing at places
such as Houston, Key West, Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York and of
course in lots of cities all over Germany.
To make out of a hobby a profession, well, that the Bielefelder
artiste has done successfully. Today one
Entertainment can be hired through many agencies or with the artist directly.
"When I work at a wedding," promises
"I even give a guarantee on the marriage: In case the marriage
does not turn out well, I would perform my show at the divorce
This is a translation of the original article
in the German wedding journal Das Hochzeits-Journal No.
1/1998, Bielefeld – see German website
2002: Yannic Wettstein joined his father on stage as "Tuff Enuff"
TV appearance Solo:
Live on WDR-Germany
TV appearance Duo: