Jon Lehrer is the Founder and Artistic Director of LehrerDance. He has danced with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, John Passafiume Dancers, Merv Griffin’s “Funderful”, Atlantic City, NJ, and the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular. He was Associate Director of Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago and has choreographed seven original works on the company that received rave reviews all around the world. He has choreographed for Thodos Dance Chicago, Instruments of Movement, Momenta Dance Theatre, Louisiana Dance Theatre, Le Jazz Groupe from Monterrey, Mexico, and Kannon Dance of St. Petersburg, Russia. In 2003 Jon had the honor of receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University at Buffalo’s Zodiaque Dance Company for his accomplishments as a dancer and choreographer.