Juniper Jairala is one of the most dynamic talents in the industry today. She is an aerospace engineer, actress, fire performer, stilt walker, dancer, aerialist/acrobat and public speaker. Juniper worked as a ride-and-show engineer building attractions at Universal Studios and Warner Brothers theme parks in Los Angeles, Japan and Spain. She fulfilled a lifelong passion by working at NASA in Flight Operations at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas and Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. She has worked with commercial spaceflight companies including Blue Origin, X Prize, SpaceX, Andrews Space, Zero Gravity Corporation, Jacobs and Oceaneering. Juniper speaks seven languages and holds degrees from Cornell University and the University of Colorado Boulder.
Juniper has advanced training in dance, gymnastics, yoga and martial arts. She also provides instruction in circus arts. Juniper is fully insured and trained in fire safety and performs all over the world. Her talents cover a variety of fire/LED tools including poi, hoop, staff, fans, umbrella, palm torches, goblin, belt and fingers! Her film and television credits include A Curry on an American Plate, Paying Dues and Mother’s Day. Follow Juniper’s adventures on Twitter (@juniperala), Facebook (@juniperala) and Instagram (@juniperstardancer).