About Jason

Jason Ambrose

Jason Ambrose began his studies at the Virginia Beach Ballet Academy and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. He is an alumnus of the Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program where he was coached and mentored by master teacher Edward Ellison. He was a coach to the 2020 Prix de Lausanne Second Prize Winner, he received the 2020 WBAC Grand Prix Outstanding Teacher Award, and in 2021 Jason was featured in Pointe and Dance Magazine.

Jason was personally invited by St. Petersburg Conservatory Dean and former Mariinsky (Kirov Ballet) Director, Oleg Vinogradov, to St. Petersburg, Russia as the first African American to enroll in their Ballet Masters and Choreographers Degree Program and to dance with the Ballet Theatre of the St. Petersburg Conservatoire. Ambrose has served as Resident Choreographer for Ellison Ballet, NYC, Ballet Master at Elite Classical Coaching, and a judge and teacher for Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP). He is currently Artist in Residence at Elite Classical Coaching and Children’s Division Principal at the San Francisco Ballet School.