JR has been teaching at various studios and schools throughout the US and Europe for the past 8 years. He most recently Choreographed and Associate Directed the Danish Premiere of Avenue Q. He was a member of the amazing broadway Revival cast of West Side Story, been seen on So You Think You Can Dance, and performed with the San Francisco Ballet. He has worked alongside directors and choreographers such as Janine Molinari (Above Hell's Kitchen), Victoria Bussert (Phantom of the Opera, [title of show]), Gina Kleesattle (Little Shop of Horrors), and Daryl Bjoza of Cincinnati Ballet. He is a proud member of Actor's Equity, and he has a Bachelor's Degree in Music from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, and is well versed in tap, ballet, jazz, music theatre, video jazz, and contemporary jazz styles.