Lesley Vaughn was born in Mammoth Lakes, California and grew up in South America. Her family started a ministry, called ‘For His Children,’ that cares for abandoned children in Quito, Ecuador. After attending the University of California Santa Barbara, she moved to Los Angeles to work as a professional dancer. Soon there after she discovered aerial and fell in love immediately. She has since done live performances with Kanye West and Jennifer Lopez; worked on productions for Justin Bieber, Hiedi Klum, Daft Punk and Vitamin Water. She has appeared on various TV shows such as HBO’s Big Love, The Doctors, Hip Hop Abs and Disney’s Shake it Up. Lesley has had the incredible opportunity to have a resume of multiple Cirque shows including: ‘Zumanity', 'O' and currently 'LOVE'.