About Jag:

Join the elite training  and performance program at the home of Portland's world renowned dance company, BodyVox. 

JAG’s training program, designed for high school and gap year dancers, consists of a demanding multidisciplinary curriculum to develop versatility, flexibility, and improvisational skills. Students develop a strong dance foundation based in ballet, contemporary, jazz techniques, and improv. In addition, dancers participate in fully produced performance programs with opportunities for supplemental performances at area events. BodyVox seeks to infuse our students with a commitment to performance, and most importantly, curiosity and joy in life, art, and dance.

Teachers and choreographers include: Heather Jackson, Jenelle Gaerlan,  Colleen Loverde, Sara Parker, Rachel Slater, Maria Tucker, Vanessa Thiessen, as well as BodyVox Artistic Directors: Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland

Photo by: Mako Barmon


Teacher / JAG Director
Heather Jackson