Academy of Dance Arts

Justin Quandt

 

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Justin graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance from one of the top dance schools in the United States—The University of Arizona— where he was also recognized as the most outstanding student of the Universities dance department. A multi-talented dancer and teacher, Justin specializes in jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop and tap. His training has taken him from the USA to Europe to Australia, where he has performed in works by Mia Michaels, George Balanchine, Sherry Zunker, and many other renowned choreographers.

Justin has also spent his summers intensely studying in Chicago with the Gus Giordano and River North Jazz Dance Companies. He performed with Tyra Banks on America's Next Top Model, was featured in Dance Spirit Magazine, and was a company member with the David Taylor Dance Theatre, in Denver, Colorado. Justin danced for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Productions and can be seen as a guest artist/choreographer for various companies and studios throughout the United States. He performed at the "Lido" in Paris, France for almost 5 years, during his time in Paris, he also performed in many famous French television shows and award shows.

Justin has also been recognized for his choreography nationally and internationally. He choreographed a commercial for Hannah Montana, a music video in Paris for Laura Lago, and continues to win choreography awards in numerous dance competitions throughout the United States and Australia! Justin most recently lived in Sydney, Australia where he taught throughout the city. He also adjudicated for Showcase, Eisedfod’s and taught on the Showcase Convention tour throughout Australia and New Zealand. He recently moved to San Diego from Australia where he is now teaching throughout the city and judging dance competitions from the all around the country!

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