Jason Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised from Washington Heights in New York City. He went to SUNY Purchase where he received a BA in Arts Management while studying dance. He trained with Benny Ninja, Javier Ninja and Derrick Xtravaganza. He is currently a member of the House of Xtravaganza. He Co-stars in Ryan Murphy’s Emmy and Golden Globes nominated show Pose as Lemar. He is also the Movement Coach and Choreographer for Season 2 of Pose. He guest-stars on the Season Finale of The Deuce on HBO as Enrico. He has been featured in the NY Times 5 times by Siobhan Burke, Gia Kourlas and Illise S. Carter. He has taught vogue in Vienna, Miami, Iowa, Japan, Dominican Republic and NYC.
New Way Vogue
In this class you discover one of the styles of vogue called New Way Vogue. This style can be seen in mainstream media by voguers such as Willi Ninja, Jose, Luis, and Derrick Xtravaganza. The class begins with a core conditioning warm up, pushup series and a stretch series to prep your body to vogue. This form works on precision with your arms to create lines, shapes and face framing movements. You then work on creating model-like poses to the beat of the music, poses that show off your flexibility, duck walks and dips to seal your entire expression that is vogue. You are learning the blueprint on how to vogue, your voguing actually begins when your at a function or a ball. Bring it to the runway!