Jon Lehrer, who was raised in Queens, New York, took his very first dance class at age 19 at the University at Buffalo, where he ultimately received his BFA in Dance. As a professional, Jon has danced with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company, Paul Sanasardo, John Passafiume Dancers, in Merv Griffin’s “Funderful” in Atlantic City, NJ, and the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular. In 1997, Jon was hired into Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, where he eventually became Associate Director and Resident Choreographer. In 2007, Jon moved to Buffalo, NY to begin his professional dance company – LehrerDance. Jon’s choreography has been set on numerous professional and university dance companies around the country, and he teaches master classes throughout the U.S. and around the world.