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Jason Ignacio

Jason Garcia Ignacio, named Outstanding Emerging Artist at the 2009 Mayor's Arts Awards, began his dance training at the age of 12 in Manila, Philippines. After studying and training with Ballet Philippines, Philippine Ballet Theater, Steps Dance Studio, University of Theatre of Nations (Seoul, Korea), he toured and performed as a member of Earth Savers Dreams Ensemble. In 2001, Mr. Ignacio continued his dance training in New York City on scholarship at Ballet Hispanico where he also served on the faculty. A fellowship student at The Ailey School, he also toured nationally with the Martha Graham Ensemble.