Johnny Del Jesus
(Boston, MA) (he/him/his) started dancing at The Tony Williams Dance Center at 9 years old. He continued his dance training into his adolescent and adult years. He attended Boston Arts Academy, part of the class of 2018, where he trained under the direction of William McLaughlin and Sheryl Thomas. He got to work with many amazing teachers and choreographers such as Tatiana Obeso, Ruka White, Heather Stewart, Nathan Trice, Kirven Douthit-Boyd, and many more. While in high school he continued his dance studies during the summer at Earl Mosely’s Institute of the Arts and Bates Dance Festival. After high school, he continued on to George Mason University where he studied dance for an additional four years. Here, he received training from many different artists and teachers, including Susan Shields, Roger Jeffrey, Christopher D’Amboiuse, Daniel Joyce, Shaun Boyle-Darcy, and many others. He also had the amazing opportunities to work with different choreographers and dancers alike such as Alexander Hille, Pier Loup, Jean Emile, Fiona Jopp, Hope Boykin, Jae Neal, and Mora Amina Parker. He was privileged to perform works by choreographers like Camille A. Brown and Kyle Abraham. He graduated in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from George Mason University. He is super excited and grateful to be with the main company for his first season.