Jason Janas (@jayjan300 ) originally hails from the Northern New Jersey area. His dance education is highlighted by his tenure as a charter member of The New Jersey Tap Ensemble, where Jason began his rhythm tap career under the direction of Ms. Deborah Mitchell. He has performed at the Supper Club in NYC with Mike Minery, with Adrienne Canterna in Washington, DC for the Vice President Dick Cheney, and many more. Jason has taught for Dance Power Express, Dance Masters of America, Starpower's Power Pak, and Stepp With Me Dance Conventions. His tap choreography has won awards from coast - to - coast. Jason is a principal dancer with the Tapestry Dance Company, under the direction of Acia Gray. He has also started his own tap festival called, Hoofin' Ground in Charlotte, NC. Recently Jason was featured in Dance Spirit Magazine, along with the rest of the cast of Derick Grant's Imagine Tap. The show was a critical success and featured some of America's best known tap dancers. In the past year Jason has been keeping busy as a National spokesperson for Capezio Tap shoes appearing in ads in every major dance magazine in the country. He also has been a feature dancer in Ayodele Casel's "Wonderland (A tribute to Stevie Wonder)" and "Diary of a Tap Dancer", which premiered at the world famous Apollo Theater in New York.
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