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Jon Lehrer was raised in Queens, NY and received his B.F.A in Dance from the University at Buffalo where he took his very first dance class at age 19 on a dare from a girlfriend.
As a professional, Jon has danced with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Paul Sanasardo, John Passafiume Dancers, in Merv Griffin's Funderful in Atlantic City, NJ and the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular in Branson, MO. In 1997, he was hired by Giordano Jazz...read more
Jon Lehrer’s class revolves around the world of physics. We use physics to propel us through space, balance, turn, jump, and move our bodies. The 4 main elements focused on are circularity, 3-dimensionality, oppositional energy, and momentum. Along with Newton’s Laws of Motion, these combine to create an efficient, effective, and engrossing style of movement we call “Organic Atheticsm." Students will gain valuable insight into the art and athleticism of dance as well as how physics and dance are directly related.
Take class and learn Jon Lehrer Dance’s world renown repertoire and experience why Dance Magazine said, “Lehrer Dance is on the cusp of jazz/modern fusion".