Jonathan Lee

Instructor, Dance


Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Jonathan has trained as a singer, dancer, and actor with some of the best teachers and institutions that NYC has to offer.

His training allowed him to work as a backup singer, dancer, and choreographer with various recording artists including Grammy Award winners Madonna, Gloria Estefan, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Pitbull, Tracy Chapman, and Joe.  His Film/TV credits include The Detour, Chapelle’s Show, Good Morning America, ABC News Now, The View, You've Got Mail and Guiding Light.

Theatre credits include Once On This Island, The Wiz, West Side Story, The King & I, and Miss Saigon. Jonathan has choreographed and performed with networks such as Disney, MTV, Freeform, Nickelodeon, and VH1 as well as soft drink giants Coca-Cola and Pepsi . He has also been seen or heard in several commercials, recordings, and print ads for Verizon Wireless, NIKE, Optimum Online, Texas Instruments, Wendy's and WeeBee Tunes.

Jonathan was a participant in the 2016-2017 Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation New Directions Choreography Lab made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. His 360/VR dance piece   "SAY OUR NAME", a collaboration with State Media, won the 2016 Samsung Creators Award in the Causes Category.

Currently Jonathan teaches Hip-Hop at Alvin Ailey in NYC. Recently he has been featured in Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit Magazine, Dance Teacher Magazine and named "The Best Hip Hop Class" by Time Out NY.