Jon Rua’s talents have crossed all mediums from Broadway & TV/Film to Concert Work & Music Videos. Credits include Broadway: 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. Currently Jon is performing at The Public Theater in the Broadway Bound musical Hamilton. With years of experience sharing internationally, Jon teaches at Broadway Dance Center, spreading his movement THEGrit. www.JonRua.com