BalletMet 2 Dancer Jaison Mcclendon

JAISON MCCLENDON, started dancing at the age of 14. He began his ballet training at the Patel Conservatory and was part of the program Next Generation Ballet ran by Peter Stark (now head of Boston Ballet 2). He trained there for four years and attended summer intensives at Next Generation Ballet, School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. He later joined Sarasota Ballet as an apprentice and performed ballets such as Balanchine’s Stars and Stripes, Theme and Variations and Jewels and Frederick Ashton’s The Dream and Two Pigeons.