Jon Rua’s talents have crossed all mediums from Broadway & TV/Film to Concert Work & Music Videos. Credits include Broadway: Hamilton (Ensemble/Charles Lee, u/s Hamilton), Hands on a Hardbody (Jesus Pena), In The Heights (Sonny & Grafitti Pete) Off-Broadway: Hamilton (Ensemble, Charles Lee, u/s Hamilton) Kung Fu (Matthew, Fung Fung, Barry), Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Mace u/s), Damn Yankees (Encores!). Regional: Old Globe’s Somewhere (Alejandro-Craig Noel Leading Actor Nomination), Bring It On The Musical (Twig-World Premier), La Jolla’s Hardbody (Jesus), Muny’s West Side Story (Chino). Film: Fall to Rise (Magic) TV: Law & Order.
Jon has danced for PHISH, Mariah Carey, Don Omar, Soulja Boy, and more as well as commerical ventures for Target, BillBoard, Puma, Reebok, IBM, Panasonic. As a Choreographer, his credits include Phish, ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap, Nick Blaemire & The Hustle, Brooklynettes, Broadway Bares, Emmy Award-Winning Webisode ‘Chaos Theory’, Capezio A.C.E. Awards, The Adversary, CBS, MTV, and Off-Off Broadway in Union Square. He has assisted Tony Award-Winner Andy Blankenbuehler, Tony Award Nominee Sergio Trujillo, Insanity’s Shaun T., Lorin Lotarro and more.
He is a Guest Choreographer on such projects: Hamilton, On Your Feet, Flashdance, Bring It On-The Musical, Hands on a Hardbody, In The Heights, Insanity, NYCC’s The Wiz. With years of experience sharing internationally, Jon teaches at Broadway Dance Center, spreading his movement THEGrit. www.JonRua.com