Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
BalletMet company member since: 2018
Jonathan Jordan of Phoenix, Ariz., began studying ballet at the Tucson School of Ballet and the Phoenix School of Ballet. He continued training in Washington, D.C. at the Kirov Academy of Ballet with Vladimir Djoulokhadze and at The Washington School of Ballet with Roudolf Kharatian.
Prior to joining The Washington Ballet, he danced with Le Jeune Ballet de France, Ballet Metropolitan de Monterey and ARKA Ballet. He has performed with the Trey McIntyre Project, Christopher Wheeldon’s Morphoses and the Copenhagen International Ballet for the SommerBallet Project, under the direction of Alexander Kølpin.
Some of Mr. Jordan’s notable awards include finalist in the 2000 Varna International Ballet Competition, finalist in the 2000 Paris International Ballet Competition, bronze medalist in the 2003 New York International Ballet Competition and the 2008 MetroDC Dance Award for Outstanding Individual Performance.
Mr. Jordan has also taught at The Washington School of Ballet as a guest artist and coach. In 2007, he was named Associate Artistic Director of ARKA Ballet. He has been with BalletMet for two seasons.