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Jason Oremus



Former lead of Riverdance, co-creator of the award-winning dance company HAMMERSTEP and five-time solo National Irish Dance Champion, Jason is originally from Sydney, Australia. His choreography and creative work have received critical acclaim from publications such as: Rolling Stone, Billboard, Huffington Post and WIRED Magazine. Jason toured with Riverdance as principle lead dancer for over eight years, performing in over 40 countries at venues such as: London’s Hammersmith Apollo, Palais des Congrès de Paris, The Kremlin State Palace in Moscow, and for notable leaders including The Empress of Japan and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.  Jason has produced and starred in international HAMMERSTEP appearances at New York City's Lincoln Center and on London's West End, and is the co-creator of sci-fi theatre drama INDIGO GREY - a fictional universe with episodic content including an award-winning film and sold-out live immersive experiences. He is also a former resident artist at Nokia Bell Labs and New Museum’s NEW INC.

Most recently, Jason has been co-choreographing with the legendary Bill T. Jones as they develop the new musical Paradise Square for Broadway. Jason also performed as a specialty dancer for Paradise Square’s world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre in 2019.


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