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Amber Van Wijk

Amber began training acrosport gym in Antwerp, Belgium at a young age. Before long, two hours of training per week became 30 hours. At the age of 12 Amber was selected for the National Sports Acrobatics team and she and her partner went on to become Junior Vice-Champions at their first World Championships. A few years and many National and International titles later, Amber joined Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai. Performing ten shows per week while studying to obtain a Canadian high school diploma was a defining step in her successful career as a circus artist.

Amber continues to work as a circus artist and coach for many different productions including Cirque du Soleil and Broadway shows.