Lesley Vaughn was born in Mammoth Lakes, California and grew up in South America. Her family started a Christian 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 pursue a career as a dancer. After a few years of working as a dancer, she discovered aerial and fell in love immediately. She has since done live performances for Kanye West, Jennifer Lopez, Beats Antique, Korean Band JYJ, Paris By Night and danced for the MLS soccer team Chivas USA.
She has worked on commercials for Justin Bieber, Hiedi Klum, Vitamin Water, and Shisheido. Lesley also has performed in music videos and done TV appearances such as HBO's Big Love and Hip Hop Abs. She has taught dance and aerial for many years and is always interested in how to further deepen and enrich her knowledge of her art and loves to inspire others to do the same. She just finished an exciting year as a part of the with Cirque Du Soleil family in Zumanity.