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Mondays April 24th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017.
A multitalented maestro of song, dance, and creativity, Jonte is entertainment personified!
Hailing from Portland, Oreogon, Jonte began traineing at The Oregon Ballet Theater School, before attending Jefferson High School. There, he became a member of the nationally acclaimed dance group, The Jefferson Dancers. He was distinguished as one of the youngest members in the history of The Northwest African American Ballet, which afforded him the opportunity to travel the world.
Upon moving to New York, Jonte trained at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, while auditioning relentlessly. In 2004, he landed his first professional role, dancing alongside music royalty, Janet Jackson, at the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show.
Jonte has worked with a myriad of international artists as both a dancer, and choreographer. He danced, choreographed, and served as Artistic Director on the Beyoncé Experience Tour, and choreographed performancesf or the 2008 Grammy Awards for both Beyoncé and Tina Turner. He has also danced alongside Bette Midler, Mya, and Toni Basil, and many others.
Jonte has participated in musical collaborations with
Cassie, Ty Cheng, Shomari Wilson, and Tonex. He can
be seen in Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too, on
America’s Next Top Model, and BET’s 106 & Park. He is
contracted by Surge Models, can be seen in campaign
commercials for Ice Breaker, Hello Kitty, Swatch, and
Adidas, and holds several choreography credits for K-
Pop Stars, such as The Wonder Girls, JYP, and Tara.