Creative Director & Producer
Jennifer Jancuska is an American choreographer noted for her narrative and physical approach to theatre. Throughout the 2014 season Jennifer has worked with The Public Theater, Camille A. Brown and Daniel Aukin on the world premier production of FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (Associate Choreographer), Lawrence Arancio for CAP21's production of RENT (Choreographer), Lillian King for New London Barn Playhouse's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Choreographer), Vincent Marini for Flat Rock Playhouse's MISS SAIGON (Choreographer), and with producer, Justin Nichols on new works in collaboration with Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond, Ty Defoe, Tidtaya Sinutoke, and Matte O'Brien and Matt Vinson.
In 2013 Jennifer collaborated with Andy Blankenbuehler (ONLY GOLD), Michael Heiztman, Nick Blaemire and the Lucille Lortel Foundation as Choreographer for the annual live awards show, and with Vincent Marini, Richard Hinds and Flat Rock Playhouse on COTTON PATCH GOSPEL (Choreographer), EVITA (Associate Director/Choreographer), LES MISERABLES (Choreographer), the re-imagined, sold-out production of CATS (Choreographer, Associate Director), and LOST HIGHWAY (Choreographer, Associate Director). Recent work also includes choreography for ZELDA: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY with Andy Blankenbuehler, Frank Wildhorn, Jack Murphy and Vincent Marini, associate director/choreographer at The Royal George Theatre, Trinity Repertory Theatre and the Merrimack Theatre, lead flyer and assistant choreographer for Phish at Madison Square Garden, as well as choreographer and master teacher for studios and universities including Shanghai Theatre Academy, University of the Arts, PACE University, College of Charleston and Broadway Dance Center. A graduate of Cornell University, Jennifer is the co-founder of Broadway Connection, a national and international arts education organization and the creative director and producer of BC Beat.
Broadway: Hands on a Hardbody. Off-Broadway: Too Much, Too Much, Too Many (Roundabout), Athol Fugard’s The Train Driver (Signature Theatre), Antony & Cleopatra (Public Theatre), SITI Company’s Trojan Women (BAM). Regional: World Premiere of A Little More Alive (Kansas City Rep), World Premiere of Hands on a Hardbody (La Jolla Playhouse), The Revenger’s Tragedy, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (La Jolla Playhouse/ UC San Diego), Fiddler on the Roof, Rumors (St Michael’s Playhouse). International: Continuum: beyond the killing fields (Brazil Tour), Peter Pan (London).
Sound Design and DJ
Many thanks to the BC Beat team for allowing me to experience the best art in NYC. Get on the floor and dance on top of your obstacles. Theater- Rent (bway), Angel-Final Broadway cast. Rent (off Bway), Roger. Recording artist with bands 'JSTN' and 'Romero and Johnston.' Twitter- Johnstonation. Soundcloud- Johnstonmusic
Jose is a NYC based filmmaker, via Los Angeles and originally hailing from Austin, Texas. He has worked professionally with many outstanding filmmakers, musicians, and artists over the past 10+ years to acquire a diverse portfolio. His services lie mainly in the feature documentary realm, but extend deeply into T.V. and commercial production/post-production.