Mr. Jesse Weafer

Dance Instructor in Newmarket / Aurora

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Jesse Weafer began his dance career at the early age of 6 at Jaymor School of Dancing in Aurora Ont. At age 12, he made his first professional debut in Mirvish's production of Jolson. By the time he was 14, he had performed alongside Michael Buble in the hit show Forever Swing. His Theatre credits include; “Kinky Boots” (Original Canadian Company) Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Wizard of Oz" (Original Canadian Company and Original North American Tour Company), lead dancer in Cirque du Soleil's - Criss Angel "BELIEVE" choreographed by Wade Robson in Las Vegas, the role of "IQ" in "Hairspray" (Original Canadian Company), Hello Dolly and The Tempest (Stratford Festival of Canada), "IQ" on the 1st U.S National Tour of Hairspray, We Will Rock You (Original Canadian Company). His film credits include; Carrie starring Julianne Moore, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen starring Lindsay Lohan, The Music Man starring Matthew Broderick and Molly Shannon, "Hairspray" Playing the role of "IQ" starring John Travolta, Queen Latifah and Michelle Pfeiffer. Jesse also appeared in the season finale of So You Think You Can Dance in Wade Robson's piece "Homage to the Rabbits". He also performed alongside Shawn Desmond at the 2011 Juno Awards on CTV, as well with Far East Movement and DEV at the 2011 MMVA'S. Jesse made his reality television debut in Canada's hit show So You Think you Can Dance Canada season 3 as a top 16 finalist. He is thrilled to be living his dream everyday, and looks forward to spreading his passion and knowledge of dance for many years to come.