Dustin began his circus training in 2007 at Florida State University’s Flying High Circus. While working towards his BFA in Studio Art, Dustin spent 5 years as a performer, rigger and coach at FSU. He trained in low casting, teeterboard and flying trapeze. Each summer, he worked as a counselor at Callaway Gardens or Tallahassee. Dustin values the lessons and skills learned in a strong circus community and shares this passion with Circus Juventas as a coach and assistant rigger.