Rebekah Burke has a powerful message— and she delivers it through her strong, graceful & honest aerial hoop performances. It's not just a circus act; it's not just a dance routine. She combines both a strength of body and a strength of heart to reach into her audience to wring out an emotional & uplifting response.
Rebekah studied ballet and contemporary dance at the North Carolina School of the Artsunder the direction of Ethan Stiefel. She then attended Ellison Ballet in New York City and the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, as well as spending three summers at American Ballet Theatre’s summer intensive in New York City.
But she soon found that her heart and strength were above the stage, rather than on it. After ballet school Rebekah found aerial arts through Seanna Sharpe at Mad Sharpe Productions. A few months later she started training cerceau in NYC with Jan Manke and also began freelance aerial performing. She then continued her studies in aerial and performance in Los Angeles at Nathalie Gaulthier's Le Studio under many notable coaches including Joshua Zehner, Jason Berrent, Alan Ascencio, Petra Sprecher and Michelle Sargent.
Rebekah merges intensive strength training with continuous artistic & technical work to create her unique and powerful style of aerial hoop.
Her other talents include:
Contemporary and Classical Ballet
She has performed at The Box in NYC and in London; The Act in Dubai, UAE; Illusion in Doha, Qatar; Celebrity Cruise Lines; SAX in Washington, DC, Webster Hall in New York City, ArtScape in Baltimore, MD, and at many other venues internationally and in Los Angeles and New York City. She is available for shows and events; for modeling; for music videos and performances; and for private lessons and workshops.
Alena Dawn is a multi-talented actress, model, dancer and athlete. She has been performing and competing in many areas of the arts and athletics since she was a young child. She also began working as a model at age 15. Alena earned a degree from Seattle Pacific University in Theater acting and costume design. She has many skills on both sides of the camera. While at SPU she also competed on the track team as a NCAA pole-vaulter and on the hip hop dance team. While in Seattle Alena became well known as a runway model walking in Seattle Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week, Seattle Style Week and even earned runner up in the Seattle's Next Top Model Competition. After college Alena moved to Los Angeles to pursue work as and actress, model, dancer and stunt woman.
Shortly after moving to Los Angeles she teamed up with No Mercy Video, a local stunt crew. With NoMercy Alena competed in season 4 and 5 of American Ninja Warrior, played a zombie in the horror film Mansion of Blood and did stunts as a demon girl in Kill Joy 4. After competing in American Ninja Warrior Alena became very serious about training in parkour and martial arts to improve upon her stunt skills. Very quickly she began working with the World Freerunning and Parkour Federation an is now a Lady WFPF Athlete and certified trainer.
Over the past 3 years Alena Dawn has also been working to establish herself as a multi-media artist. Painting, graphic design, and photography as well as photo and film editing are her other passions. Alena has participated in the Los Angeles Artwalk with a solo show as well as having been part of many other collaborative showcases in LA. She was also selected to paint a mural for Guerrilla Kage in Las Vegas during the First Friday Art Showcase.
When Alena is not acting, competing or doing something creative she instructs Ninja Warrior, gymnastics, obstacle course, and bootcamp classes for Camp Rhino and University of Las Vegas Nevada. Alena loves inspiring and teaching others to push themselves to a higher level of greatness.
Here is just some of her work:
- LA Fashion Week
- Seattle Fashion Week
- Lead actress in Escape From OC as "Kara"
- Stunt double for a drowning scene playing opposite of Kate Bosworth in the feature film Amnesica.
- Hosting set of instructional DVDs with Fighting Fitness.
- Stunt woman and obstacles tester for season 1 and 2 of Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge and American Ninja Warrior Season 7 and 8.
- Placed top 3 in California, Nevada and Arizona Ultimate Ninja Athlete Association regional qualifiers
- Placed 27th in the world in the Elite Obstacle Course Racing World Championships in 2015.
- Alena is part of the OCR team sponsored by Camp Rhino and the Badass Dash as an athlete.
- International Bikini Contestant
- Maxim Home Town Hottie
- Hot 106 106 Girl
- Ducati, Lamborghini, Harley Davidson, and Rockstar Calendar Girl.
- Cover girl for Underground and Off Da Chain Magazines and HighSpeed Magazine.
- Model for the MilkBaby Bikini line.
- Television shows and music videos including Entourage, Shameless, House, Glee, Cougar Town, The Closer, CSI, IKustomz Greys Anatomy with My Chemical Romance, Hollywood Undead, Rad Anthem, and NoFX.
Taylor Casas is a true performing artist - Her performances are more than an aerial show, they are a true display of passion and hard work which express her extensive dance background and aerial practice.
Taylor is an advanced aerial instructor in Southern California and spends most of her time in the air. She has also performed over 50 times with the theatrical performance group "Flight" where is is able to showcase her amazing talents in hand to hand acrobatics and dance. For more information be sure to check out her social media.
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