EJ FERENCAK

HIP HOP
EJ Ferencak, a Pittsburgh native, has been training and dancing since the age of eight. Growing up as a competition kid, he won numerous regional and national titles. EJ has always been a well-rounded artist with training in dance, acting and singin

DERION LOMAN

CONTEMPORARY
DERION LOMAN was born in Fairfield, California. His interest in dance came from his involvement in color guard, where he toured with the World Championship Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. Derion graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Psyc

MEAGHAN WEGG

AERIAL HOOP
CHOREOGRAPHER, TEACHER, AERIALIST AND DANCER Meaghan Wegg graduated in 2005 from L’Ecole Nationale de Cirque in Montreal specializing in aerial hoop and contortion. Meaghan has toured globally with Cirque du Soleil, Les 7 Doigts de la Main (The

OTGO WALLER

CONTORTION FLEXIBILITY
RENOWNED CONTORTIONIST Otgo Waller is a professional contortionist as well as the creator and owner of Flexible Body Art LLC technique and school.  Otgo grew up in the shadow of the holy mountain Bogd Uul near the Mongolian capital city of U

MIKE TYUS

ACRODANCE CONTEMPORARY
WITH SPECIAL GUEST, KAYLA LEIGHPERFORMING ARTIST, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Mike Tyus is a performing artist specializing in dance theater and acrobatics and is currently performing with Cirque Du Soleil. Mike is a firm believer that art expresses tha

VICKI FLETCHER

ACRO PROGRESSIONS
COURSE CONDUCTOR, ADJUDICATOR, ACROBATIC ARTS Vicki brings 25 years of teaching experience in jazz, tap, acro, lyrical, stretch and conditioning and musical theatre. Vicki graduated from Dance Masters of America’s Teacher’s Training School

ROBIN DAWN RYAN

ACRO COMBOS
Robin Dawn Ryan, owner and artistic director of Robin Dawn Academy of Performing Arts, started dancing when she was two years old in Indianapolis, Indiana where she studied tap, ballet, acrobatics and baton. She was a member of the young dance group

ANDRII BONDARENKO

HAND BALANCING
Andrii Bondarenko is a Ukrainian-born World Champion in sport acrobatics and circus arts and is currently touring with Cirque du Soleil’s newest Big Top show Kurios.  Andrii’s accomplishments in the circus arts include top prizes at many renown

YURY KUZNETSOV

HAND BALANCING
Yury Kuznetsov has a background in Sports Acrobatics and was on the Russian National Team for over 10 years. He reached the highest honors when he became World Champion in Sports Acrobatics in Men’s 4. After his successful career in sport he perfo

DEREK PIQUETTE

ACRODANCE
SYTYCD, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Derek Piquette began dancing at the young age of 10 in his hometown of Chicopee, MA. From there his dance career accelerated quickly. By the age of 16, he received full scholarships for several ballet intensives and won s