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Jason Luks

Jason Luks is a performer, choreographer and teacher. His recent performance credits include "On The Town" (Barrington Stage Company), Tap Stars (touring through Europe with its inaugural stage in Hamburg, Germany), and Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Broadway) under the creative direction of Director, Walter Bobbie, and Choreographer, Randy Skinner. In 2003, Jason was named the Adult World Tap Champion at the International Dance Organization World Tap Dance Championships held in Riesa, Germany. Jason's credits also include Law and Order, CBS’s The Early Show, Saturday Night Live, and the MTV Video Music Awards. He performed in Spare Some Change: NYC Artists for Barack Obama and at the Kennedy Center celebrating the late Senator Ted Kennedy’s 77th birthday attended by President Obama. Reaching across the aisle, he performed in the 55th Presidential Inauguration celebration (for President George Bush) along with Hilary Duff in America's Future Rocks Today. In 2006, Jason performed in the original production of Common Grounds in the New York Musical Theater Festival and was featured in the televised New York City audition of So You Think You Can Dance where he was sent off to Vegas. With Tapaholics, Jason performed at the Supper Club in New York City, the DRA Solstice in Times Square, and on The Tony Danza Show. He was named Young Choreographer of the Year by American Dance Awards in 2005. Jason continues to choreograph and teach at studios and conventions including HALL OF FAME Dance Challenge, New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA), SHOCK the dance intensive, Adrenaline Syncopate, Tap the Map, Slide and Dance Masters of America. Jason graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dance. While there, he had the privilege of dancing in works by world-renowned choreographers Trisha Brown and Mark Morris. Jason is the co-founder of Performing Hearts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping brighten the days for children living with special needs by exposing them to the art of dance as both participants and observers. Performing Hearts was formally recognized by the NJ State General Assembly and Senate in a joint legislative action and by the Office of the Governor for its community service contributions. Performing Hearts has sponsored events for several large organizations dedicated to similar causes, including The Children’s Aid Society and The Valerie Fund. Jason continues to support Performing Hearts and similar organizations as a choreographer and guest performer.