- Dmitry Belyaykov
- Acrobatic Talent Scout – Athletes
A graduate of the Yaroslavl Pedagogical University in Russia in history of the French language, Dmitry was a journalist for several Russian publications between 1991 and 1998. From 1994 to 1998, as a member of the national Russian sports acrobatics team, he was a national championships medallist and an international competition titlist and medallist.
Dmitry joined Cirque du Soleil in 1998 as an artist with Saltimbanco, an adventure he pursued until 2006, when he joined the Casting team as an Acrobatic Talent Scout.
Interestingly, Dmitry comes by acrobatics naturally through his family’s history of some 150 years of experience in sports acrobatics.