Jayson grew up training in New England, and as a member of an elite competition team, received numerous awards both nationally and internationally. He earned the titles of Mr. Teen & Mr. Dance of New England by Dance Masters of America and Mr. Boston by Dance Educators of America. He was honored to be a part of USA Tap Dance Team which placed ?fth place in the World Tap Dance Championships in association with the International Dance Organization (IDO in Riesa, Germany. During his training years, he has studied the RAD syllabus, attended S.U.N.Y. Purchase College Conservatory of Dance, and been awarded full scholarship to study with the Ballet Intensive from Moscow. Jayson was also a Youth Counselor for the New York City Ballet and David Parson’s Modern Dance Company Summer Programs. Jayson’s professional accomplishments include Tap Instructor and Principal Dancer for the Brandon Ballet, Dancer and Cast Manager for Busch Gardens Tampa, Dancer for Matt Davenport Productions at Hersheypark, contracts with Stiletto Entertainment in association with Holland America Line, Carnival Cruise Line, and Cunard Cruise Line, which brought him many places around the world. Starting as a Dance Captain, Jayson became a Choreographer and Rehearsal Director with PGT Entertainment in association with Princess Cruise Line and has worked exclusively with four-time North American Latin Ballroom Champions Tony Meredith & Melanie LaPatin. Recently, Jayson was the Assistant Choreographer for Cedar Point Live Entertainment and is celebrating his 10th year as an Adjudicator and Dance Judge. Not only is Jayson excited to add his Ballroom and Rhythm certification credentials to his experience, he is very excited for his 11th season with HEADLINERS as a Dance Judge!