NYC based Dancer, Actor, Teacher,
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Jake was born in Syracuse, New York,
where he began his training with Kathleen Rathbun
at the Syracuse City Ballet.
He then moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
to train at the Rock School for Dance Education,
where he is now on the Permanent Guest Faculty.
During his summers, he studied with the Boston Ballet
and at the Chautauqua Institution.
In 2013, Jake began his professional career
as a corps de ballet member with Ballet Idaho.
In the Summer of 2014, Jake joined the Cincinnati Ballet,
where he danced as a corps de ballet member until Spring of 2017.
With Cincinnati he performed soloist parts in ballets by:
Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, Val Caniparoli, Victoria Morgan,
Septime Webre, Trey McIntyre, Edwaard Liang,
Jennifer Archibald, and many others.
Jake danced at the National Choreographer’s Initiative in Irvine, CA. In Summer of 2017, Jake moved to Europe to dance with the Estonian Theatre Vanemuine. In Summer of 2018, Casey relocated to NYC to focus on new creative projects. In Fall of 2018 Jake premiered at The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. In Fall of 2019, Jake joined AEA with his participation in the Broadway Lab of All Star: The Best Broadway Musical. Choreographically, Jake has been commissioned by the Cincinnati Ballet, Metamorphosis Dance Company(Trinidad), Pulse Dance Company(Alaska), San Jose Dance Theatre, American Swiss Ballet, and StalderDance(UK), to name a few. His work has been performed in France,
Italy, Switzerland, China, UK, and throughout America.
Additionally as a Principal Ballet Guest Artist, Jake has
performed around the US from California to New York. Jake was a Vegas Finalist for America’s Got Talent, and a NYC Finalist for the Youth American Grand Prix. He also competed nationally as a Level 10 gymnast with USA Gymnastics, where he was an academic All-American. As a Guest Teacher and Lecturer, Jake has instructed at the University of Utah and University of Richmond. He has taught Masterclasses at over 50 dance institutions domestically. And, internationally he has instructed in the UK, Estonia, & Trinidad. As a content creator,
Jake has produced work for LG, Spunk, and Off Limits.
In 2020, Jake has many exciting projects in the works.
Jake’s unique movement background has lead him to a successful career in many artistic spaces.
He has performed at the Kennedy Center, Jacob’s Pillow, and Lincoln Center.
In the Ballet world, he currently works as a Principal Guest Artist. He performs in Galas, Benefits, and Performances with his partner, Claire Rathbun.
JAKE CASEY DANCE 2019
CLAIRE RATHBUN + JAKE CASEY
Jake is a proud member of AEA & AGMA. Recently, Jake was a part of the broadway development lab for All Star: The Best Broadway Musical. Recent Commercial Credits include: Kiss Eyelashes Commercial Campaign, & Off Limits International Commercial Campaign. He has projects coming up for TV, Streaming, and Theatre. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PERFORMANCE RESUME.
Jake has taught all over the US and Europe. He has been a Guest Lecturer at the University of Utah & the University of Richmond. He is on the Permanent Guest Faculty for The Rock School for Dance Education. Additionally, Jake has lead Masterclasses and Workshops in more than 50 studios. Jake is currently on Faculty for the Rye Ballet Conservatory & Dance Danj. He is also on the Sub list for Broadway Dance Center & Peridance in NYC. CLICK HERE FOR FULL TEACHING RESUME.
Jake has been commissioned by several companies in the US and abroad to create new works. His work has been performed in China, Finland, UK, Italy, Switzerland, France, Trinidad, and throughout the US. In NYC his work has been performed at the DUMBO Festival, Ailey Citigroup, & Reverbdance Festival. Additionally, he has choreographed content for Social Marketing Campaigns in India and Canada. He is currently working on choreographic projects for Stage, Commercial, & Film.
- Real Estate Sales Agent at Bohemia Realty Group
- Dancer at The Metropolitan Opera
- Former ballet artist at Teater Vanemuine
- Former Corps de Ballet at Cincinnati Ballet
- Worked at National Choreographers Initiative
- Former Company Member at Ballet Idaho
- Studied at The Rock School for Dance Education
- Went to West Genesee Senior High School
- Lives in New York, New York
- From Syracuse, New York
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