Anna Mercedes Morris
Action and Aerial Arts
Anna was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. She is known for her work on 127 Hours (2010), The Expendables (2010) and Drag Me to Hell (2009) and Pretty Little Liars (TV Series), amongst many other popular shows. Look for Anna’s awesome stair fall on the new show Scream Queens! You can see more of Anna’s work here. We are thrilled to have Anna on our team!
Parkour – Tricking – Trampoline
Austin grew up and was homeschooled in Alameda CA. With the opportunity at a young age to live a very active lifestyle, he gravitated to the outdoors. His physical education class quickly became the use of his environment where he maneuvered and bounded over and around obstacles with extreme agility. This high energy and stamina naturally drew Austin to the San Francisco parkour community where he knew studying movement was in his future. He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion and upper level education. Austin holds a degree in Neuroscience from UCLA. He is known for developing parkour programs and teaching at the UCLA gym as well as other local Los Angeles studios. Austin and is currently pursuing a career in stunts and devotes his spare time to enhancing Aerial Warehouse curriculums as a Senior level coach and consultant.
Dance and Aerial Arts
Rachael Servello has been involved with movement much of her life. Her journey began with gymnastics and figure skating. Rachael’s passion lies in the Arts. She has been part of the acrobatic field for many years as a performer and instructor. She inspires her students tirelessly, both children and adults to guide them in cultivating and discovering their own potentials. Her compassionate teaching style has prompted Rachael to begin work with several outreach programs. Her goal of becoming a dance/movement therapist is quickly being realized with her work towards her MFA in Dance. She has recently established a non-profit outreach program. Project Movement Heals, which brings the cost free movement education to at-risk female youth, sponsored by Aerial Warehouse. Rachael is the lead Jr. Crew instructor at Aerial Warehouse.
Partner Acro / Hand Balancing
Trampoline and Tumbling
Camilla is native of Baltimore, Maryland. She was an extremely energetic and athletic youngster participating in several sports at a competitive level. Camilla competed as an NCAA Division 1 Track Athlete and Collegiate Gymnast. Camilla completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health & Pre-Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland,College Park. She then moved to Los Angeles where Equinox welcomed her to their team as a Tier 3 Level Personal Trainer where she excelled at motivating clients in reaching their personal health and wellness goals. Currently, she enjoys working in the fitness industry as a Conditioning Specialist as well as a trampoline and tumbling coach. She is also NSCA Certifed (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist). Whether working with kids or adults, Camilla brings her unique knowledge of Gymnastics and Sport Specified Training to all of her classes at Aerial Warehouse.
Dance, Aerial, Movement
Terry Beeman is a renowned choreographer, aerialist, director, dancer, and master teacher. His name associates with artistry and passion to dancers and aerialists worldwide. Terry’s many talents open him up to knowledge that extends through all physical movement expressed artistically and athletically. He is also known for narrating, directing, producing as well as costume designing to meet the athletic aerialist needs. His resume keeps growing throughout the years with new films, national commercials and theater productions. Most Recently, he performed with Debbie Allen’s FREEZE FRAME.
Action Arts/Aerial Arts
Trampoline and Tumbling
Juliana Potter is a petite stuntwoman and actress local to Los Angeles. She was raised in Acton, MA and began performing on stage at the age of 6, also excelling in competitive gymnastics & dance (among other sports and circus aerial skills). After earning her degree in musical theater & communications (OKStateU/Syracuse), Potter moved to California in 2010. In September of 2014, she combined her passion for performance with her love for sports and landed her first job in the stunt industry. Her unique height also allows her to double kids, while -on her off time- is a mentor for children in the world of performance & athletics. We are so happy to have Juliana on board, the kids love her!
Sharyn is from South New Jersey. She started her training at the Philadelphia Circus School. Her passion for teaching and over all health and well being prompted further studies in Aerials. She attended the Boulder Circus Center for their teacher training program in Aerial Yoga. Her love of the Art is what promoted her career change from finance to teaching and performing Aerial Arts. Inspired by several performance companies, she started to pursue performing and choreography. Sharyn has developed several unique in aerial silks, pole, hammock, trapeze, and lyra acts that she performs regularly. Her passion for finding ways to incorporate movement, health and fitness into everyone’s lives has driven her to proactively continue her education in yoga, dance, and physical anatomy. She is now a nationally certified personal trainer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finanace. Sharyn is an inspiring addition to the Aerial Warehouse Team as she prepares to go back to school for the continuation of a career in the fitness industry.
Elise Angell is originally from San Francisco. She worked as a professional actress for nearly 10 years which brought her to Los Angeles. In 2013, while looking for something unique to put on her acting resume, she tried aerial acrobatics and quickly fell madly in love. Within the first few minutes of being in the air, she knew it was what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. Now, she is a proud member of the circus community. She has performed at many different types of events, ranging from private parties to larger venues such as The Regent in Los Angeles and the DNA Lounge in San Francisco. Elise is currently a member of Circus Maximus and a resident performer for Bootie LA. When she’s not performing, Elise teaches aerial acrobatics at a few different studios in southern California. In 2015, she partnered with Elli Williams to create Astro Doves: a unique, eclectic and sometimes bizarre aerial group. The Astro Doves offer performances on silks, lyra, hammock, pole and cube. In addition to aerial, the Astro Doves perform three person acrobatics. Despite the long hours and bruises, Elise loves her job more and more every day.
Amanda’s lifelong dream of being a Cirque du Soleil came true in 2006 after a lifetime of preparation.
She has extensive training in pole, silks, cerceau, trapeze, harness, bungee, duo trapeze (base), spanish web, ballet, en pointe, jazz, commercial hip hop, tap, adage, lyrical and on top of all that, a personal training certification! Fresh out of Cirque and ready to move on to the next phase of her life, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue dreams in the entertainment business. We are very lucky to have Amanda on our team!
Leia Anne McVicker
Leia is a native of Los Angeles. She began dancing at the age of 5. Her training included classical ballet, jazz, and tap. Leia continued her dance studies at the Joffrey Ballet School and the American Ballet Theatre, as well as several local Los Angeles dance studios. She has been a company member of KIN Dance since 2006 and IDWT since 2008. Leia has danced for Armenian Singer Armenchik, performed in music videos for Kelly Clarkson, Soulja Boy, Malibu Storm, Lisa Lewolt, and Canadian artist Jerzee. Her love of Aerial Arts developed in 2012 when she took her passion for performing to a whole new level. She trains and performs on most aerial apparatus including silks, trapeze, cube, and lyra. In 2013 Leia was awarded 1st place at the West Coast Aerial Arts Festival in the Open Group Category her doubles lyra act. Continuing her growth as a performer, Leia has turned much of that focus into educating and mentoring new Aerial Artists here at Aerial Warehouse.
Tumbling, Dance, Movement
Jones is a performer having toured internationally with the acclaimed acrobatic dance company, Diavolo. Jones’s dedication earned him the position of Associate Artistic Director/Institute Director. He then established a community outreach program with curriculum focused on comprehensive movement arts for children and adults. Along with managing and coordinating high level gymnastics programs, Jones has been commissioned to choreograph many dynamic, athletic and emotionally rich dance pieces for several companies including: Getty Villa, Jacaranda Music, Spector Dance and several educational institutions. His passion for directing and choreography with his theater ensemble led him to develop leadership and teamwork inspired programs that continue to inspire those interested in reaching their peak physical performance levels. His double degree in theater and dance was attained from the University of Washington.
Lexi is a native of our local Topanga Canyon. She began dancing and performing at an early age. Her BFA in dance from UC Santa Barbara led her to become a performer for circuses all over the world. Cirque Du Soleil, LA, Circus, Diavolo, Eye of Newt Circus, Dream World Cirque, Wonder World and Cirque Berzerk. Lexi’s roots brought her back to her home, where each year she produces and stars in a wonderful Mother’s Day tribute at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga Canyon. MOMentum is the best place to spend your mothers day. TICKETS
She is also an actress she is known for The Butterfly Circus (2009), The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration (2009) and You, Me & The Circus (2012).
Chrissie is originally from Orange County, California. She has studied various dance forms, including a semester abroad in Ghana where she studied West African dance. She has danced in numerous concert and television performances throughout Southern California and danced with Contradiction Dance for its 2010-2011 season in Washington DC. Teaching is a great passion for Chrissie as she worked at the National Dance Education Organization assisting in national dance platforms. She has taught at the Joffrey Ballet School and Maryland Youth ballet and has her MA in Dance Education from NYU. Chrissie is certified in the American Ballet Theater curriculum and currently teaches high school dance. She started aerial over two years ago and enjoys the challenges it brings to her life. In her spare time, Chrissie enjoys reading and spending time with her niece and nephews.
Ashley Drew Fisher is a true triple threat. Born a native of Los Angeles to a family of artists and creative freaks and geeks, she began singing, dancing and acting at an early age. Ashley is a member of a Screen Actors Guild, she has performed in commercials, on national television, and in major motion pictures as an actor, dancer and a singer. She has also worked extensively as a choreographer, and a model on various print campaigns. Ashley has worked with: Drake, I love MacKonnen, Spork Kills, Earth Wind and Fire, the Gap Band, Debbie Reynolds, Jerry Louis, Thomai Hatsios, Jeff Margolis, Poolside, Craig Gillespie, Bob Koherr, Mario Mosley, Rose Immanuel, Janet Langer, Donald McKayle (Hubbard Street Dance), Charissa Seaman, Matthew Diamond, and Emily Kay-Tillman among others. Ashley was also notably a member of the award winning and prestigious CADC hip-hop dance crew, and the award winning University of California Irvine athletic dance team. She has performed on stage at the Hollywood Bowl, as well as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.
Megan Ashly Cutler
Megan Ashly Cutler is a professional triple-threat performer. Originally from Orange County, she graduated as a Valedictorian of Orange County High School of the Arts. She won her first choreographic award at age 16 and a People’s Choice award to follow. Megan received her Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Business Entrepreneurship from Loyola Marymount University.She has studied with renowned teachers such as Jason Myhre, John Todd, Roz LeBlanc Loo, Lillian Barbeito, Paige Porter and Cindy Peca. Megan toured with Dance Caravan, appeared in a Samsung Commercial, and in Disney’s Tarzan 2. She has worked with Tony Tee, Courtney Miller and Tessandra Chavez (So You Think You Can Dance), and is a current member of Tawny Chapman’s Leverage and Ebonee Arielle Le’Triece’s Show Off Dance Company.