John Jandernoa grew up in the small town of Portland, Michigan and graduated in the spring of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance from Columbia College Chicago. He has had the pleasure of working with Chicago artists including Onye Ozuzu, Meida McNeal, Atalee Judy, and Mordine & Company and with international choreographers Doron Raz and Zhang Yi. He has worked with Khecari since 2016 on projects including “Esther & the Omphali” and “The Retreat”. He teaches and performs at Studio of Performing Arts Jump and Ballroom Dance Chicago. In his free time John loves to practice flips, kicks, and tricks, in the pursuit of being recognized as a true ninja.