Javan Mngrezzo

Javan Mngrezzo is a company dancer at Bodyvox, a local dance teacher, and certified instructor of The Ellové Technique®. His dance journey began during his first year of college at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon. He graduated in three years, magna cum laude, with a B.S. in Dance and Sociology. Javan then toured nationally and internationally as a company member with Rainbow Dance Theatre and has had the privilege of performing as a guest artist for companies such as Warehouse Dance, Company Movimiento, and Agnieszka Laska Dancers. He is also honored to have performed original works by Leslie Watanabe, Vanessa Thiessen, Sara Parker, Cynthia Gutierrez-Garner, Darryl Thomas, and Tim Cowart to name a few. Javan has taught multiple dance disciplines at Bodyvox, Bodyvox’s Junior Artist Generator [J.A.G.], Northwest Dance Project, the Multnomah Athletic Club, Laurelhurst Dance Studio, MOD Physique, and the Salem Oregon YMCA - as well as instructing summer intensive curriculum at STEPS PDX and June Taylor School of Dance. Currently, he is on faculty teaching at Classical Ballet Academy and June Taylor School of Dance. Additional training includes summer intensives at Utah's inaugural Dance West Festival, PDX Contemporary Ballet, Bodyvox, and Polaris Dance Theatre. Javan is excited for his second season with Bodyvox!

 

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