Jōvan Dansberry is originally from St.Louis and received his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Based now in New York City, Jōvan is a performer, choreographer, and dance instructor working in both concert and commercial dance.  His TV credits include: Dancing with the Stars, MTV Video Music Awards, Swarovski, zips cleaners, and The Wedding Band on TBS. Live Performance/Theatre: The Metropolitan Opera, HERMES Miami, Barbie LIVE! The Musical, Memphis, and Saturday Night Fever the musical. He has also worked with artists and choreographers such as Rihanna, Corbin Bleu, Jennifer Lopez, Karlie Kloss, Kenny Ortega, Liz Imperio, Capital Cities and many more. coming off his third season at the metropolitan opera, jōvan was recently recognized as a dancer soloist in mary zimmerman's production of rusalka.