Wellington Lima, also known as Palhaçada was born in Recife Pernambuco, Brazil.
Despite slim resources, he found Capoeira, gymnastics, and trampoline to be a consistent outlet for expressing himself.
When he was about 17, Palhaçada claimed the prize Brazilian National Champion in the trampoline.
He soon begin to work for Cirque Du Soleil (La Nouba in Orlando FL) as the acrobatic character Red Pierrot.
He joined the traveling show Dralion, traveled to more then 20 countries performing, and moved to Las Vegas to perform Vival Elvis.
Wellington currently performs in Michael Jackson One
Palhaçada's roots began in capoeira, and he enjoys sharing both his experience and his gift of teaching with others.