Mark Aaron Wagner
TUMBLING and ACTION ARTS
Mark is one of Hollywood’s most accomplished stuntmen. He is known for his work on Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Dark Knight Rises and Spider-Man. He has double many of Hollywood’s actors including Orlando Bloom, Tobey Maguire, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, and David Arquette. He was a member of Cirque du Soleil’s “O”. He currently doubles and coordinates for some of Film and TV’s most popular shows. He has taken home 3 Taurus Awards and 2 SAG awards for his stunt work. Way to go Mark!
PARKOUR and ACTION ARTS
David is a stuntman for film and television known for his work on The Amazing Spider-Man. David is a professional Free-Runner having competed at an international level. Soon after starting Free Running in Ohio he quickly developed a passion that moved him to Hollywood. He has been doubling Tyler Posey on Teen Wolf for the last several years, along with appearing in many other TV shows and movies including American Sniper, CSI, and Criminal Minds. He can now be found on the set of some of Hollywood’s hottest shows. You can look for David in the upcoming Zoolander 2 movie, currently filming in Rome.
TRAMPOLINE AND AIR AWARENESS
Chris was an All-American Diver and Cirque du Soleil artist for “Saltimbanco” and “KA”. Chris is a veteran performer of live shows including those for Universal Studios and Disney. He has performed hundreds of high falls and Russian Swing tricks from heights up to 85’. With over 7 years with Cirque du Soleil he currently uses his knowledge and air awareness in his career as a stuntman. His credits include the Conan Obrien, EdTV, Charmed as well as Austin & Ally. Chris uses his NASM certification and unique background in diving and acrobatics, to design sport-specific workouts for high-level athletes.
WOMEN’S AERIALS & ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT
Shana is an accomplished acrobat and dancer who has traveled the world performing. She has been a part of many of the best cirque programs including Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam“. Shana also worked with Disney in Japan and Sea World’s “Cirque de la Mer”. Television appearances include The Today Show, The Grammy Awards, and The MTV Video Music Awards. She has performed with such music artists as Gwen Stefani, Will Smith, and Anastacia. Ms. Lord is an accomplished performer with aerial silks, rope, hammock, trapeze bungee, chinese poles, duo trapeze and lyra. Currently she can be seen performing acts with Cirque de la Symphonie. She has completed 3 intensive Pilates trainings and is a recognized trainer in Los Angeles teaching in her own Pilates studio in West Hollywood. When she’s not performing, Shana lends her talents and expertise to the training and choreography of up-and-coming acrobats through her mentorship program.
Alexander “Sasha” Fedortchev
MENS ACRO AND AERIALS
Alexander began training at the age of 7 in the prestigious Moscow Gymnastics School, graduated from the world-renowned Russian Circus College, and achieved the honor of Russian Gymnastics Champion. He performed the flying trapeze, high bars, and trampoline with the Moscow Circus before traveling with Cirque du Soleil and performing his now famous vertical rope act. Mr. Fedortchev is also a stunt performer and has been featured on such television shows as The Grammy Awards, The American Music Awards, The Tonight Show, TV Guide Awards and was a performer and trainer for NBC’s Celebrity Circus. He is a member of the Cirque de la Symphonie’s cast where he performs and mentors new artists.