Kelly Millaudon - Aerial Silks and Sling/Hammock
Las Vegas Circus Arts began out of Kelly’s desire to share her love for the arts. With a BA in dance performance and over 25 years of entertainment experience as an acrobat and dancer, Kelly is passionate about the process. Under her direction, Las Vegas Circus Arts strives to create individualized instruction in a safe and nurturing environment for all levels. Kelly’s extensive resume includes movies, national commercials, videos, television, stage, and countless special events. She is always excited to share this knowledge of the industry, and assist others on their personal journey.
Ekaterina Arnaotouva - Lyra and Straps
Ekaterina(Katya) Arnaoutova is third generation circus performer with over thirty years of experience on stage, specializing in aerial acrobatics. She has worked with companies such as the Great Moscow Circus, Cirque Nouvel Air, Cirque Éloize, Cirque Mechanics, and nearly fifteen years with Cirque du Soleil, including the shows; Nouvelle Expérience, Fascination, and The Beatles Love. Katya currently continues to work as an independent performer, coach, and creative consultant.
Jonathan Perez - Rope
Jonathan was born in Southern California where he grew up with an acrobatic background in springboard diving. At the age of 15 he began taking aerial classes recreationally and quickly fell in love with aerial rope. In 2009 he was admitted to the National Circus School of Montreal (ENC) where he graduated three years later with Corde Lisse (aerial rope) as his specialty. After working with various companies around the world, he was hired by Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson One and has been performing with the show in Vegas for the past six years.
Jill Crook - Aerial Silks and Character Development
Jill’s aerial career includes numerous corporate, TV award and special event performances taking her from New York to Hawaii and she has performed on nearly every type of aerial apparatus. In 2009 she was featured in Britney Spear’s “Circus” video and for the last eleven years she has appeared in Cirque Du Soleil’s ” Zumanity” at New York New York Hotel in Las Vegas as “Mademoiselle Loup” performing the strap act. Jill also holds the rare distinction of having performed three different aerial acts on three different apparatuses, two of which she created specifically for Zumanity. Jill has been an artist/coach at Zumanity for three years, which has given her great opportunities to grow as an artist and leader. She loves sharing her passion for the aerial arts with her students.
Sarah Romanowsky - Aerial Silks, Sling/Hammock, Lyra and Rope
Sarah Romanowsky is a versatile aerialist, blending her dance background with a technical and artistic approach to silks, hammock, hoop and rope. She has been seen in the air for TV projects such as Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards, Disney’s Shake it Up & Chevy’s Super Bowl ad featuring the cast of Glee. Live stage productions include Radio City Music Hall’s Spring Spectacular with choreography by Kelly Millaudon, Cirque du Soleil’s One Night for One Drop, Fantasy at Luxor, and Cirque de la Mer. Sarah has been fortunate to share her passion on stages and at studios around the US and internationally. She specializes in strong, fluid, musically-driven aerial choreography and thrives on sharing her art with audiences and students alike!