Jason Winters

Jason Winters

Jason Winters

Contemporary

From an early age Jason has been inspired by the sounds around him, pushing and pulling his mind and body in many directions. At 17, with a full scholarship, he trained at Southern Ballet Theater and The Demetrius Klein Dance Ensemble.

Jason gained an apprenticeship to The DK Modern Dance Company. After three years as a professional in the ballet world, Jason embarked on a 10 yr. working relationship with The Walt Disney World Company in Orlando, Florida. While in Orlando, Jason was co-creator of the prestigious Firestone hip-hop/jazz company, catering to up and coming dance artists like BT, Moby, Deborah Cox, and Basement Jaxx. During this time Jason also was assistant choreographer/dancer in the exclusive dance company of acclaimed choreographer Mia Michaels assisting Michaels on numerous global projects including Greek superstar Anna Vissi’s national concert tour “Nylon”, and Cirque de Soleil’s “DELIRIUM”. Rounding out 2001, as associate producer, he helped to mount the Superbowl, the Academy Awards and The Grammy Awards, all in the same year, with artists such as U2, Madonna, Elton John, N’SYNC, Christina Aguilera, Aerosmith, and Mary J. Blige. Jason has taught at Broadway Dance Center, STEPS on Broadway, Dance Masters of America, American Dance Awards, Vlad’s Dance Company, Canada, DanceFuzion Canada’s Premier Dance Intensive, Melissa Hoffman Dance Center, The Joffery Ballet School also working widely in Australia for Sydney Dance Company, The Utopian Dream Dance Festival, Short-Sweet & Dance, The Australian Dance Festival, and Mardis Gras 2009.

Jason now spends his time teaching master classes and setting works in Amsterdam, Switzerland, Canada, the U.S., with his home base in Sydney, Australia. He also had the pleasure of working with choreographers and dancers on the inaugural season of America’s, Canada’s, and Australia’s “So You Think You Can Dance”.

Written by UDC

Website: http://www.urbandance.com.au

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