Jason E. Bernard is a native New Yorker from The Bronx, New York. He began experiencing theater at the age of four and began his Tap training at the age of six at The Ruth Williams Dance School and The Dance Theatre Of Harlem.
At the age of 17 Jason made his Broadway debut in the Tony Award-Winning musical Bring In Da' Noise, Bring In Da' Funk. In 2000, Jason made his feature film debut in The Spike Lee Film Bamboozled as J. Bunny. Jason has had the honor of dancing alongside Gregory Hines in The Showtime Original Movie Bojangles. He also toured the world for ten years with the international dance show Riverdance in addition to briefly joining its Broadway cast.
Jason was featured in two productions for Cois Ceim Dance Theatre, Dodgems and Boxes, both in Ireland. Most recently, Jason was featured in the Broadway production After Midnight (Cotton Club Parade).
Utilizing his extensive knowledge of the theater, Jason directed and was the wardrobe supervisor for Kris Johnson's Jim Crow's Tears. Jason has had the honor to learn from the Masters Of The Art Of Tap Dance and is truly privileged to teach the art all over the world!