Jake Tribus received a BFA in Dance with a focus on Business and Film from the University of Southern California’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Tribus has also trained at CC & Company Dance Complex in Raleigh, North Carolina, under the direction of Christy Curtis; as an apprentice at Next Generation Ballet in Tampa, Florida, under the direction of Peter Stark; and in intensives with Nederlands Dans Theater, Batsheva Gaga Technique, The Juilliard School, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Tribus has worked with Aszure Barton, William Forsythe, Travis Wall, Tessandra Chavez, Sonya Tayeh, Martha Nichols, Mandy Moore, Jason Parsons, Lauren Adams, and Jess Hendricks. Additional stage performances include Kirsten Russell’s Fell Only Once, “Newsies” tribute at the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, Capezio’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, Youth America Grand Prix Gala, and the 2017 Emmy Awards. He has worked with artists including Janet Jackson and Lorde. Screen performances include: The Late Late Show with James Corden, the Dirty Dancing television remake, the Discover Los Angeles commercial for the LA Tourism and Convention Board, Taylor Swift’s Look What You Made Me Do music video, and the Backstreet Boys’ Chances music video. During his time at USC Kaufman, Tribus directed his own conceptual dance video titled Love to Change, collaborating with and utilizing the skills of film students at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Tribus  continues to explore his passion for philanthropy, production, creation, and leadership through dance.

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