Jonathan Mendez

Jonathan Mendez

Jonathan began dancing at the age of nine in Cali,Colombia at the Colombian Institute for Classical Ballet. Upon graduation, he joined Incolballet — Colombia’s Premier Dance Company. Jonathan received a full scholarship to the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the American Ballet Theatre. He performed with Dances Patrelle in the Nutcracker and during their 2010 Spring Season. In May 2010, Jonathan performed with Avi Scher and Dancer at the Kennedy Center. Jonathan joined Les Ballets Grandiva in July 2010, where he performed and toured all around Japan. In December 2010 he was a guest artist with Alberta Ballet for the production of the Nutcracker in Canada. He joined Les Ballets Eloelle in 2012 where he perform in China, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. Jonathan is a American Ballet Theatre certified teacher and is also featured in the current American Dance Documentary: “First Position”.