All Disciplines in the air and on the ground!
Meaghan Wegg is a Cirque du Soleil athlete and coach. She is the Director of The Academy Circus School in London, Ontario. She trains the Performance and Competitive teams at The Academy and preps them for stage! Meaghan is certifed with Acrobatic Arts, Aerial Arts, The National Circus School (Contortion, Aerial Hoop, Research of Acrobatics and Partner Acrobatics), NCS Rigging, Calgary Make Up School and BATD Acro. She is skilled in all disciplines of dance and aerial arts! Meaghan is an international Aerial Choreographer and loves working with her team here in London, Ontario! She is very excited for the future of The Academy :)
Born and raised in Stratford, ON, Dustine started dancing at just three years old. She focused on Ballet and Tap for about 10 years. Once being accepted to Brock University for Bachelor of Business Administration she expanded her love for dance by joining the largest club on campus, Brock Dance. While participating in Brock Dance, she was able to experience Hip hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Lyrical, Ballroom, Irish, and Line dancing.
Dustine moved to London, ON, to complete her Bachelor of Education at Western University. During school she taught Ballet and Jazz within the community. After completion of her degree she found a love for Aerial Arts. She has been practicing Aerials for 3 and a half years, and instructing aerials for 1 year. Dustine enjoys sharing her passion of Aerial Silks with students of any age. In addition, Dustine loves to learn new styles and continuously improve her skills by taking classes and workshops within the Circus community. Dustine is very excited to share her passion of dancing and aerials with you!
Head Coach, Clinton
Patricia Coulter owned and operated a dance studio for 17 years in South Western Ontario. With over 20 years of performance and teaching experience, Patricia’s classes focused in acrobats, ballet, pointe, tumbling, flexibility, contortion, tap, jazz,
hip hop, musical theatre and beginner ballroom. Patricia’ s unique style of instruction always kept her students interested and engaged.
Dancing since the age of four years old, Patricia has developed advanced skills and training qualities through both professional certification and involvement in the industry, and stays current with courses. She obtained her teacher’s license in 2002 through the BATD (British Association of Teachers of Dancing) in the Acrobatic,Ballet and Freestyle branches, and also holds a certification with the Acrobatic Arts, Progressing Ballet Technique, is an Affiliate with the Russian Society of Ballet and most recently Tap Dance Centre Teacher Training. She is a proud member of the PAA (Professional Adjudicators Alliance) and has attended the Teacher Training Workshop at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Patricia is also a proud member of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve force since 1999.
Many of her students have successfully completed their teacher certification with the BATD. This brought attention to their skills and abilities where they have been selected into specialty programs in various high schools and post-secondary programs; attended summer programs at National levels; have been selected for appearance on the television program “The Next Step” and competed with Team Canada.
Patricia has a natural warmness and nurturing quality which she shares with all of her students. She in proud of her annual participation in a non-profit fundraiser “Dancing with the Stars of Huron County”. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Victim Services
of Huron County, where she is the pro dancer and placed in the top three many times.
Patricia is extremely passionate about dance and continues to develop her skills and abilities with ongoing professional development of modern teaching methods, choreography and technique training. She believes there is always room for growth
“A dancer or a dance teacher is never finished learning.”
Aerial and acro
L'Ecole Nationale de Cirque - Montreal - lived full time and trained at ENC school 2015 - 2016, training camps 2014-2015
Le Petit Cirque - Los Angeles, California - Member of the A team. Performed in LA, Hollywood, Michigan and Montreal with LPC 2016 - 2018
The Academy Performance Team 2018 - present
Power Cheer Gym - member of S4 - Surge team - 2013 - 2019
Team Canada Junior Coed Cheer team - competed at World's Cheer competition, Disney World, Florida - 2019
Jeran Anderson- Johnston
Dance, AcroDance, Acro-Partnering Contortion, Weggsphere
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Shari developed a passion for the aerial artform in 2016 when she first started training on aerial silks. Since then, she has expanded her repertoire to hoop, and was certified as an Aerial Hoop instructor with Aerial Arts in 2020. She continues to expand her own skills, and now coaches at the Academy in London, ON. She enjoys sharing her love of aerials, and looks forward to growing her own skills alongside her students.
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Acro, dance, aerial and tumbling
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Jayden Anderson -Johnston
Dance, AcroDance, Acro-Partnering, Tumbling, Contortion
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