We are excited to announce that Jayson Douglas will be joining our cast of The Classic Nutcracker as the Cavalier this season. Jayson currently lives in St. Paul, MN and dances with James Sewell Ballet and will be dancing with Ballet Co. Laboratory this spring. Jayson taught at our 2019 Summer Intensive this past June.
We are thrilled to have him as part of our Nutcracker cast this season.
Jayson Douglas is from Paterson, NJ where he began his training at Dance World Academy. He went on to further his training at Steps on Broadway, BDC, and The Ailey School. Jayson also attended Point Park University as dance major. While there he also attended summer programs at Dance Place, Orlando Ballet 2, and Boston Ballet all on full scholarships. Jayson’s professional career began as a Trainee with NCDT, now known as Charlotte Ballet. Jayson then went on to dance for Lexington Ballet, Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Ballet Nouveau Colorado and one of the top 25 to watch companies named in Dance Magazine, Company C Contemporary Ballet, there he was featured in Twyla Tharp’s “Surfer in the Styx”. He has also performed around the world on cruise lines as a dancer and aerialist. He is a resident choreographer with MidState Ballet, Sarah Berges Dance, and teaches masterclasses around the country as well as internationally. In April 2014 he toured to Paris with Sarah Berges Dance. He most recently danced with Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre and Bowen McCauley Dance. He is currently dancing with James Sewell Ballet.