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    Jon Drake

    Jon Drake

    Ballet

    Biography:

    Jon Drake is a classically trained ballet dancer with experience in teaching all levels of ballet. He graduated from the John Cranko Schule in Stuttgart, Germany where he trained under Pytor Pestov, former Ballet Master to the Bolshoi. He was a principle with BalletMet, OBT, Ballet Idaho and Ballet Oklahoma. He has performed many classical roles and worked with many well known contemporary choreographers during his ballet career. Jon has also performed in Broadway tours, commercials and film. He is currently a freelance Master Class instructor, choreographer and guest artist for numerous schools and companies across the USA. His classes are based on proper technique, placement and musicality to provide the best outcome for anyone. Whether for exercise, conditioning or aspiring to dance professionally. Jon’s classes deliver in a challenging yet uplifting atmosphere.