USA / Class: Modern Jazz
Jason has been an inspired artist since he grew up in Rochester NY. Landing in NYC, Jason has trained with some of the best master teachers and choreographers. He has performed with companies such as River North Dance Company, Mia Michaels R.A.W, Dinyos Dance Company (Japan) and the POZ Dance Theater (South Korea).
His Industrial credits include Sony, BMW, DaeWoo and General Motors. He has danced with Recording Artist Diana King, SWV and Celine Dion and his television credits include Fame L.A, Star Search and The Essence Awards. Jason has created work for Rasta Thomas’s Bad Boys of Dance, Odyssey, HoustonMet and the Evolution Dance Company. Internationally his work has been performed at the Gwang Ju Biennale Festival (South Korea), Baudelaire (Japan), Artedanza (Italy), Nokia Awards (Czech Rep.), Minjockchoom Cultural Festival (South Korea), Puglia Danza (Italy) and the Seoul Contemporary Jazz Dance Festival (South Korea).
He has graced the cover of Dance Magazine in South Korea, Italy, and has also appeared in the book Moving Still. In May of 2007 Jason collaborated with Italian Artist Elena Parisi to create a moving installation for her premiere exhibition in Milan, Italy. In February 2008, Jason initially formed his own company called The Red Vern Collective. His company has premiered at festivals here in New York City. He is on faculty at Steps in New York City and has taught all over the U.S., Canada, Italy, England, Japan, South Korea and the Czech Republic.