T.H.E. Grit

(trigger Human Emotion)

    Jon has danced for such artists as Phish, Mariah Carey, Don Omar, Soulja Boy, Bayje and more.  TV work includes Celebrity Wife Swap, Target, Commercials for Hit Musicals “HAMILTON”, “In The Heights” and “Bring It On-The Musical”.  Such companies as: IBM, Panasonic, Puma, BillBoard, Reebok and more.  As a choreographer, he recently choreographed for PHISH, Nick Blaemire & The Hustle, and was a Finalist for the Capezio A.C.E. Awards for choreographic excellence. 

    Other choreographer credits include, Fall to Rise, ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap, Brooklynettes, Dance Drama “Union Square”, Walla Walla Festival, NCAA/NBA Dance Teams, CBS, MTV, Chaos Theory, and Broadway Bares.  Jon has assisted as a choreographer on such projects: HAMILTON, On Your Feet, Bring It On- The Musical(Bway), In The Heights(Bway), Hands on a Hardbody(Bway), Fly(DTC), Flashdance(Tour), NYCC’s ENCORES The Wiz, & Insanity.  Currently he is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center in New York, and has over 9 years of experience teaching internationally.

    He is spreading his voice and choreography. You can see his work on various platforms in New York and events via YouTube His movement is commonly referred to as ‘T.H.E.Grit”.  For MORE on THEGRIT visit THEGRIT on Facebook.
“Jon’s unique and innovative choreography keeps fans on the edge of their seats”

       -Petra Pope-
       VP of entertainment and marketing, NBA BASKETBALL
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