Bella Forza Lexington / Sora Aerial Arts | Matilda: Winter Show | 2015

Character & Aerialist: Agatha Trunchbull - Solo

Allegro Dance Project | Grow | 2016

Duo Aerial Silks

Cocktails & Wedding Bells | Aerial Hoop Trio | 2015

Aerial Hoop Trio

21c Museum and Hotel | Lexington Community Action Council | 2016

Aerial Hoop

Paramount Art Center (Ashland, KY)| Spring Gala: Cirque Soiree | 2016

Aerailist Hoop, Aerial Silks, Duo Aerial Sling, Rigger

Sora Aerial Arts | Wizard of Oz | 2016

Rigger, Choreographer, Aerial Silks Performer

Engineering Firm | Winter in White Christmas Gala | 2016

Aerailist Hoop, Aerial Silks, Duo Aerial Sling, Rigger

Utopia | Sora Contemporary Circus | 2017

Aerailist Hoop, Aerial Silks, Duo Aerial Sling, Rigger

Roanoke College | Back 2 Life | 2016

Aerial Hoop Trio

3M | Annual Gala | 2016

Aerial Hoop

Source on High | Woodland in White | 2016

Aerial Hoop

Ashlee is an aerial and contortion artist based in Lexington, Kentucky. She practices a variety of movement arts in circus, dance, yoga, and rock climbing. She has developed acts on various aerial apparatus: silks, lyra (hoop), cube, and sling (hammock). Performing regionally and afar for corporate, community, university, and non-profit events, and theatre productions.


Ashlee started her aerial acrobatic career under Jessica Johnson, owner of Sora Aerial Arts, and has since traveled and trained with many aerial and contortion artists in the US. In June 2017 Ashlee completed a month long contortion intensive under the prestigious Catie Brier in San Francisco, California. She has also trained with notable contortionist Anya Shevelyuk and aerialist and contortionist Rebecca Starr.

Her love for healing and healthy lifestyles has led her to share her passions for acrobatics and yoga. She's typically found at her home studio, Sora Aerial Arts, where she teaches aerial silks, lyra, aerial yoga, conditioning, and flexibility lessons as classes, private lessons, and workshops.


2010 - present
2010 - present

About Ashlee

Trainings & Companies

Subtle Power Yoga | RYT 200  Winter 2015 | Matthew Higdon

Paper Doll Militia | Aerial Silks Level 1 October 2016 | Rain Anya

Circus Center | Contortion Intensive June 2017 | Catie Brier

Sora Contemporary Circus | Company Member | Jessica Johnson

© 2017 Ashlee Nicole Milanich utilizing