Jon-Paul Mateo, a New York native, started his professional career in Orlando, FL. He has danced and sung for companies such as Disney World, Universal Orlando, Universal Japan, Royal Caribbean, Princess and Norwegian Cruise lines.

He has performed in Broadway shows such as, Hot Feet, The Wedding Singer and All About Me. Some of his regional credits include: La Cauge Aux Folles and West Side Story. He has toured with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and was also a soloist at the world famous Moulin Rouge in Paris, France.

Jon-Paul has also choreographed shows for Norwegian Cruise Line and Universal Studios. He has had the honor of dancing, singing, and choreographing shows with icons such as Liza Minnelli, Carol Channing, and Ben Vareen. Apart from performing Jon-Paul teaches jazz dance all over the country. He is currently a show director for Step Up 2 Dance dance competition.