Jon Rua

Jon Rua
Jon Rua
Jon Rua
Jon Rua
Jon Rua

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Teacher Bio

Jon Rua’s talents have crossed all mediums from Broadway & TV/Film to Concert Work & Music Videos. Credits include Broadway: Hamilton (Hamilton u/s, Charles Lee/Ensemble), Hands on a Hardbody (Jesus Pena), In The Heights (Sonny & Grafitti Pete) Off-Broadway: Hamilton (Charles Lee/Ensemble), Kung Fu (Matthew, Fung Fung, Barry), Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Mace u/s), D...read more

Class Descriptions

STREET THEATER

This groundbreaking new genre of storytelling movement blends contemporary and classical aesthetics of performing arts to tell the most compelling stories, utilizing contemporary music, while focusing on intention and entertainment. It incorporates the styles of Hip-Hop, Funk, Contemporary, Jazz, and Musical Theater. Fueled by the evolution of music, Urban Theater is transforming the landscape of the dance world today.

 

HIP-HOP

Jon's style and interpretation of Hip-Hop/Funk is innovative and refreshing. His trailblazing movement incorporates isolations, funk fundamentals, house, groove, theatrics, and freestyle, which are all underscored by his unique musicality. His movement encapsulates the emotion and behavior of one's organic expression within the world of the music. The class creates an experience that focuses on helping dancers strengthen their retention of choreography, develop awareness of the Hip-Hop fundamentals, and encourages a holistic approach to one's personal expression. Be ready to tell a story and deliver the music in a way that you had yet to imagine.

Trigger Human Emotion - Grit

With the sole purpose to Trigger Human Emotion, celebrating raw organic movement, TheGrit strives to provoke thought and celebrate the human condition. Exploring narratives, delivering performances, and threading characters throughout the class experience.

This groundbreaking new genre of storytelling movement blends contemporary and classical aesthetics of performing arts to tell the most compelling stories, utilizing contemporary music, while focusing on intention and entertainment. It incorporates the styles of Hip-Hop, Funk, Contemporary, Jazz, and Musical Theater. Fueled by the evolution of music, TheGrit is transforming the landscape of the dance world today.

Upcoming Classes

Mon · Jan 23
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Thu · Jan 26
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Mon · Jan 30
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Tue · Jan 31
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Int Adv TheGrit
Thu · Feb 02
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Mon · Feb 06
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Thu · Feb 09
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Mon · Feb 13
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Thu · Feb 16
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Mon · Feb 20
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER
Tue · Feb 21
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Int Adv TheGrit
Thu · Feb 23
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Adv STREET THEATER

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