10:15 - 11:45AM TUMBLING
11:45 - 12:45PM ACRO DANCE
1:15 - 2:45PM JAZZ FUNK
2:45 - 5:45 INDUSTRY 101
- An open lecture for both dancers and parents
- Answers all the fundamental questions about starting a career in the entertainment industry as a dancer
- Covers topics such as agents, managers, head shots, resume formatting, union vs non union, auditioning, how to network, etc.
- Includes a full workshop write up with information discussed, references for photographers, videographers, agencies, with contact information
ABOUT JARED: Jared is a multidisciplinary performing artist and athlete, born and raised in Vancouver, BC. Prior to his career as a dancer, Jared trained in Capoeira martial arts, which inspired him to pursue Gymnastics as well as Classical Voice and Musical Theatre. As a Tumbling Gymnast, Jared has trained across Canada, the United States, England and France. He has represented Canada at three World Age Group Championships, earning two World Cup Silver medals, twelve National Championship medals and three Canadian titles. After retiring from the Canadian Gymnastics Team, Jared began training in Montreal with Cirque Du Soleil, where he became a member of the original recreation of OVO the North American Tour. Once he came back to Vancouver, Jared dove into the Film/TV industry as a dancer, and can be seen featured in multiple TV shows and films, such as Sabrina (Netflix), Motherland (Freeform), A Cinderella Christmas (Warner Bros), Descendants 3 (Disney), video games by EA Games and many more. He has also appeared live in concert with artists such as Foreigner, Barry Manilow and Eric Church, In addition to his passion for stage and screen performance, Jared’s teaching endeavours have led him across Canada and Europe, working with conventions, companies, and clients from SYTYCD, WOD, and Cirque Du Soleil. Jared believes in training both the mind and body in tandem in order to reach one’s full potential as a dancer. He is currently a BA Performance Psychology major at the University of British Columbia, completing Corrective Exercise and
Injury Prevention Certifications, and holds International Certifications in Personal Fitness Training and Hand Balancing. Jared is well versed as both a commercial and technical dancer, and is also known in the industry for his unique specialty skills as a tumbler and acrobat.