Jon Rua's commitment, versatility, perseverance, and talent has accelerated his well rounded career.
Jon has starred on Broadway as Jesus Pena in the new musical Hands on a Hardbody as well as Sonny in the Tony Award-Winning Broadway musical In The Heights. Additional theatre credits include: Somewhere at The Old Globe (Craig Noel Leading Actor Nomination), Bring It On: The Musical (World Premier), Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Second Stage- Pulitzer Prize nominated), Damn Yankees (Encores!), Pirates! (MUNY). Workshops: Solid Sand Below (Atlantic Theater), Hands on a Hard Body (La Jolla), Sundance Theatre Lab (Banff 2011), Fly, Bare, Stardust Ballroom, All Fall Down (Intar), Kingdom (Public Theatre), Lincoln Center’s American Songbook. TV: Law & Order. Film: Fall to Rise.
Jon has danced for such artists as Don Omar, Soulja Boy, and more as well as commercial credits including Target, BillBoard, Puma, IBM, Panasonic and more. As a choreographer, his work has been seen on the Brooklynettes, Walla Walla Festival, Broadway Bares, CBS, MTV, Award-Winning Webisode Chaos Theory and Off-Off Broadway in Union Square. He has assisted on such projects: Bring It On: The Musical, Hands on a Hardbody, In The Heights, Flashdance, Fly, NYCC’s ENCORES The Wiz, and Insanity.
Jon has over 9 years of experience teaching internationally. Currently he is spreading his movement, “T.H.E. Grit”. For more on Jon, visit www.JonRua.com.
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