Emmy Moon

Artistic Director/Owner

Emmy graduated from the University of Texas in Austin (UT) with a Bachelors in Dance & Theatre. Prior to UT, she completed her Associate of Arts Degree at Collin College in Plano, TX where she studied dance and choreography under the direction of Tiffanee Arnold. At UT in 2006, her choreography, Night Terrors, was selected for the Gala show at the American College Dance Festival. 

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  Travis Moon   Executive Director/Owner  Growing up, Travis  participated in numerous competitive sports and martial arts training. In high school, he joined the JROTC, Junior Reserve Officer Training Course, which provided him an education in discipline, respect and leadership techniques.     Read More

Travis Moon

Executive Director/Owner

Growing up, Travis  participated in numerous competitive sports and martial arts training. In high school, he joined the JROTC, Junior Reserve Officer Training Course, which provided him an education in discipline, respect and leadership techniques.  

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  Marci Wojciechowski   Tech Director  Marci is in her 6th season with Iluminar Aerial and has been dancing since age five and has trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, hip-hop. While dancing at the University of Colorado she graduated with a degree in Kinesiology.    Read More

Marci Wojciechowski

Tech Director

Marci is in her 6th season with Iluminar Aerial and has been dancing since age five and has trained in ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, hip-hop. While dancing at the University of Colorado she graduated with a degree in Kinesiology. 

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  Fallon Voorheis-Mathews   Dance Captain  Fallon, a Colorado native, is in her 6th season with Iluminar Aerial. She started taking gymnastics lessons when she was 3 years old after her mom caught her hanging off of their 3rd floor balcony. She was a competitive gymnast for most of her childhood and adolescent life.   Read More

Fallon Voorheis-Mathews

Dance Captain

Fallon, a Colorado native, is in her 6th season with Iluminar Aerial. She started taking gymnastics lessons when she was 3 years old after her mom caught her hanging off of their 3rd floor balcony. She was a competitive gymnast for most of her childhood and adolescent life.

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  Megan Stern   Core Company Dancer  As a child, Megan never participated in dance or sports. Instead, her love of science and adventure compelled her to study and travel the globe. Once she earned a degree in Biology from the University of Colorado at Denver and set off to discover the world. After completing a contract working at a scientific   Read More

Megan Stern

Core Company Dancer

As a child, Megan never participated in dance or sports. Instead, her love of science and adventure compelled her to study and travel the globe. Once she earned a degree in Biology from the University of Colorado at Denver and set off to discover the world. After completing a contract working at a scientific

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  Annie Piatt   Core Company Dancer  Growing up in Southern California, Annie spent time as a gymnast, ballerina, pole vaulter, and rock climber.  In 2010 she discovered the joy of aerial dance while attending trapeze class at Frequent Flyers Productions.   Read More

Annie Piatt

Core Company Dancer

Growing up in Southern California, Annie spent time as a gymnast, ballerina, pole vaulter, and rock climber.  In 2010 she discovered the joy of aerial dance while attending trapeze class at Frequent Flyers Productions.

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  Amy Wambach    Core Company Apprentice  Amy first discovered dance at age four and the passion has never left her. Amy barreled into college with the intent to major in political science and minor in dance, but upon discovering college could grant her the luxury of consistent technical dance training, dance quickly became the major and political science the minor.   Read more

Amy Wambach

Core Company Apprentice

Amy first discovered dance at age four and the passion has never left her. Amy barreled into college with the intent to major in political science and minor in dance, but upon discovering college could grant her the luxury of consistent technical dance training, dance quickly became the major and political science the minor.

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  Shannon “Luna” Squires   Dance Captain  Shannon discovered hands-on aerial arts while attending Florida State University after years of admiring Cirque du Soleil artists, and joined the Florida State University Flying High Circus as a dancer in 2009. Through her experience, she became fascinated with the idea of bringing the grounded artistry of dance to the air.   Read More

Shannon “Luna” Squires

Dance Captain

Shannon discovered hands-on aerial arts while attending Florida State University after years of admiring Cirque du Soleil artists, and joined the Florida State University Flying High Circus as a dancer in 2009. Through her experience, she became fascinated with the idea of bringing the grounded artistry of dance to the air.

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  Samantha McKinney   Core Company Dancer  Samantha is originally from South Louisiana and has been a Denver transplant for the past 6 years. She discovered aerial arts in 2009 while working as a stage manager in NYC and has been passionate about it ever since.    Read More

Samantha McKinney

Core Company Dancer

Samantha is originally from South Louisiana and has been a Denver transplant for the past 6 years. She discovered aerial arts in 2009 while working as a stage manager in NYC and has been passionate about it ever since. 

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  Ashley Eaves   Core Company Dancer  Ashley Eaves is originally from Louisiana, and danced with Dance Stop Centre for 15 years. Ashley went to college at McNeese State University and earned a degree in Accounting. While in college, she danced as a Principal dancer with Lake Charles Civic Ballet and earned roles such as Carrabosse in  The Sleeping Beauty .   Read More

Ashley Eaves

Core Company Dancer

Ashley Eaves is originally from Louisiana, and danced with Dance Stop Centre for 15 years. Ashley went to college at McNeese State University and earned a degree in Accounting. While in college, she danced as a Principal dancer with Lake Charles Civic Ballet and earned roles such as Carrabosse in The Sleeping Beauty.

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  Natalie Keller   Guest Dancer  A Colorado native Natalie first discovered the world of aerial at age 11 at the Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder, Co. From there she was hooked on anything in the air. At age 14 she went to Montreal to train at Ecole National du Cirque's summer   Read More

Natalie Keller

Guest Dancer

A Colorado native Natalie first discovered the world of aerial at age 11 at the Aerial Dance Festival in Boulder, Co. From there she was hooked on anything in the air. At age 14 she went to Montreal to train at Ecole National du Cirque's summer

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  Cecilia Potter   Dance Captain  Cecilia Potter is from Massachusetts, where her interests in theatre and dance first developed. Cecilia graduated Cum Laude from Elon University with a BA in Theatre Studies and a dance minor. Cecilia completed one year in the MFA Dance program at the University of Oregon.   Read More

Cecilia Potter

Dance Captain

Cecilia Potter is from Massachusetts, where her interests in theatre and dance first developed. Cecilia graduated Cum Laude from Elon University with a BA in Theatre Studies and a dance minor. Cecilia completed one year in the MFA Dance program at the University of Oregon.

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  Jamey Atchinson   Core Company Dancer  Jamey grew up in Alaska and was a competitive figure skater until the age of 18. He then joined Disney on Ice where he performed in more than 30 countries over 7 years. After touring, he moved to Denver to pursue a degree in biology and chemistry. Retiring from a performance based career was hard for him so he sought out a new way to express himself.    Read More

Jamey Atchinson

Core Company Dancer

Jamey grew up in Alaska and was a competitive figure skater until the age of 18. He then joined Disney on Ice where he performed in more than 30 countries over 7 years. After touring, he moved to Denver to pursue a degree in biology and chemistry. Retiring from a performance based career was hard for him so he sought out a new way to express himself. 

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  Anne-Marie Hofmann   Core Company Intern  Anne Marie began dancing at the age of three, and was a competitive jazz and tap dancer throughout her teen-aged years, in addition to training in classical ballet. After a decade-long hiatus, she found Iluminar when she moved to Colorado from Florida in 2014. She immediately fell in love with aerial dance and found a rekindled romance with performing.   Read More

Anne-Marie Hofmann

Core Company Intern

Anne Marie began dancing at the age of three, and was a competitive jazz
and tap dancer throughout her teen-aged years, in addition to training in
classical ballet. After a decade-long hiatus, she found Iluminar when she
moved to Colorado from Florida in 2014. She immediately fell in love with
aerial dance and found a rekindled romance with performing.

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