© Tim Coburn

© Tim Coburn

JAYA BOND is a native of Cherry Hill, New Jersey where she was an high school all star dancer, coached by Shelby Smith. While in high school she also studied dance at Holiday Dance under Freda Holiday and Eleone Unlimited in Philadelphia under Shawn- Lamere Williams. She was trained in all styles including Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop, and African. She continued her education at George Mason University, graduating in 2017 with a BFA in Dance. Post graduation Jaya is a freelance dancer who performs with project based companies including Agora, Terre Dance Collective, RawArts, and many independent artists. While maintaining her own dance career she continues to teach youth dance and choreograph her own works.

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