Olessya hails from beautiful Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan, is known for it's athletes in boxing, cycling and ice hockey. Kurgayeva attended the prestigious Moscow Circus School. The school has the reputation of the world's best. In Olessya's illustrious 20-year career, she has wowed audiences in Russia, China, Japan, and the U.S.Olessya's grace, elegance and superior athleticism, made her the shining star in her three-year performance in Cirque Hawaii.Her 20-year association with the show's producer, Cornell "Tuffy" Nicholas, has proven to be successful in providing top-notch entertainment for countless audiences. Olessya is a seasoned performer and highly skilled Equilibrist, Trapeze Artist, Silk and Aerial Lyria.
Jordan Segundo is a professional singer, actor, and on-camera host. His passion for performing began at a very young age; competing in numerous talent competitions, participating in Musical Theater, and performing at various functions and events. It was in those early years of performing that Jordan realized his dreams of becoming a professional entertainer.
Then in 2003, as a senior in High School, Jordan achieved national recognition in the most popular television show of the year - “American Idol”. Seventy-Five Thousand singers from across the nation auditioned in 2003 and Jordan was the First Singer from Hawaii selected as a Top 32 Semi-Finalist in Season Two, making him a household name in Hawaii.
Susanna WalczakPol is SeaFire. An island girl from Maui, Hawaii, shehas been so blessed to grow up in paradise. With bellydance andmartial arts as her foundation, she pulls from a wide variety of dancestyles (ballet, balinese, hawaiian, tahitian, maori) to create a trulyunique performance. With six years of experience performing, SeaFirehas learned how to illuminate any stage with her fiery presence,spectacular movement and ravishing beauty. Coming from an EasternEuropean family background, circus arts have always come easily toSeaFire. She awes onlookers with a stunning blend of strength andgrace. Her flexibility and daring maneuvers keep audiences on the edgewhile the mesmerizing costumes will transport to another realm.SeaFire relishes the smooth exhilaration of flying high. SeaFire hasworked with many entertainment companies in Hawaii, for variousprivate parties, weddings and corporate events. She is an aerialist forthe popular 'Ulalena show on Maui. Fire moves within Susanna’s veinslike blood. The mana of the ocean surrounding this island nation fuelsher soul. Through this ancient connection to Pele she strives to bringenlightenment and inspiration through sacred dance to the planet.
Olena is world re-known for her high speed, high energy, hula-hoop twirling abilities. In fact, during a recent tour in Canada the media dabbed her as the Ukrainian tornado. Both beautiful and graceful. Olena is guaranteed to shock the audience with her very own invention, “THE HUMAN SLINKY”. THIS FINALE PERFORMANCE FEATURES A RAINBOW of twirling hoola-hoops. Olena has performed for fairs, circuses, night clubs, casinos, NBA half-time shows, stage shows, and for many live television events.
Igor Aristov was born in Ural middle of Russia city called Cheliabinsk.At 7 years old started training in GymnanasticsAt 12 years old combined training in Sport of TumblingFrom 18-20 years old was serving in concert group of Soviet Union ArmyAfter Army Igor auditioned to Moscow State College of Circus Performing Artand has been graduated with a diploma.Igor was touring with Mosow State Circus as an acrobat in all Soviet Republics,Europe,South East Asia,South America,Canada and USA.Awarded at International Youth Festival in Moscow trophy the best acrobatics act.Performed in opening ceremony of Goodwill Games,Moscow.Igor as an Artistic Director created and performed: Russian Bar,Acrobat - Eccentric,Acrobat-VoltijorsComedy Acrobatics,Rag Doll,Hand to Hand,Balance on Rola-Bola,Juggling Duo.Igor and Tatiana met in Ukraine.Besides the acrobatics act they createted juggling duo act.In 1993 son George was born.George started to practice circus skills at 3 years old.Currently performing with family in variety circus acts.
'Davangie Performance Arts' was founded through the passion and dedication of husband and wife team, Angela and David Saucedo. The multi talented duo specialize in performing awe inspiring aerial duets, acrobatic adagio dance, and heart pumping martial arts to delight and astound audiences around the world!
Suspended high in the air, David and Angela mix passion with extraordinary strength and elegance to inspire and uplift! Enjoy the imaginative choreography as they fly, float, wrap, and free fall on a shimmering piece of fabric, or spin fast on a spherical steel apparatus without a safety harness or net! An aerial performer knows that death is only as far as the limits of their own sheer physical strength. This is the beautiful yet dangerous art of aerial acrobatics.
Aerialists perhaps more than any other, represent the magic of performance entertainment, where lines of reality and fantasy become blurred.
David & Angela Saucedo
Moscow INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS
With a Purpose'
Ana Koval hails from beautiful Brazil, and is a highly skilled aerialist. Her specialty is hair hanging e.g hanging by her hair and performing acrobatic feats.
Hair hanging is consider an art in the circus performance arena. The art has unique challenges whereas only a small minority of performers can successfully achieve this act without injury.
Although hanging by the hair and performing acrobatics may seem intense, on the contrary, watching an expert perform this act is very entertaining.
Ana's unique skills and performance has enabled her to travel around the world. She has performed for many years with the Moscow International Circus.
Ms. Oyungerel Davaatseren, just recently finished a triumph performance in Canada, performing a "Duo Trapeze Kids Show" with Cirque De Solei. Oyungerel has traveled the world performing for countless audiences. She started in 1991 with the Mongolian State Circus. She is multi-talented and a virtuoso in teeter board, hand voltage, and trapeze acts. Oyungerel and the shows' producer Cornell ""Tuffy" Nicholas, have been working together for many years, and still enjoy bringing the best entertainment on the planet to excited audiences.
Ms. Dayaasuren Altantsetseg's career spans over 20 years, with performances around the globe. She performed troupe acrobats with the Mongolia State Circus, teeter board, group juggling, hand voltage routines and trapeze, in France, China, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, and throughout the U.S. Other noteworthy talents include incline motorcycle stunt shows. Dayaasuren performed with the Moscow International Circus on the shows' West Coast Tour. Her longtime professional relationship with the shows' producer Cornell "Tuffy" Nicholas, has proven to be very successful.
The world renowned Bertini Family, are well known for their unique balancing agility, pyramids and acrobats atop their high unicycles. The Bertini's are internationally famous in Europe, as well as here in the United States. They were recently inducted into the Ring of Fame in Sarasota, Florida. The Circus “Ring of Fame” recognizes those persons who have made a significant contribution to the art and culture of the circus, with dozens of inductees from around the world. Originally from the Czech Republic, the Bertini Troupe debuted in the U.S. with the Big Apple Circus enduring the 1980’s alongside Circus Flora’s very own Sacha Pavlata, the brother of Helena Bertini. The world-class company of Circus Flora becomes a family, preserving classical circus traditions, particularly of Europe, while incorporating innovative techniques and original new artists. Alexandre "Sacha" Pavlata is a fifth-generation Czech circus artist, master aerialist and world-renown circus arts teacher. He grew up with his traveling circus family in a wooden circus wagon which crisscrossed Europe and North Africa presenting their famous unicycle and trampoline act under big tops all over the globe. From horses to high wire and everything in between, Sacha has since performed nearly every kind of circus act you could imagine.Vlastek Bertini and his wife, Kim Sue, continue in the sixth generation, performing with their son Vincent, 12, and their four-year-old daughter, Violet. These younger Bertinis are representing the seventh generation of circus performers in the Bertini family.The Bertini Family is hopeful that the age-old circus tradition of clowns, jugglers and other performances will continue, and grow to entertain the future generations of circus goers.The Bertini Family worked with the Moscow International Circus' producer Cornell "Tuffy" Nicholas in his 2002, presentation of Cirque Hawaii.