Professional Ballet Dancer Daniel Jae Cho joins Jerry on Episode 086 to share his journey through academics and dance, something he discovered as an adult in college. Tune is to hear what life has been for an Asian American male ballet dancer pre and now during COVID.
We celebrate Daniel's journey into finding and thriving at something he loves amidst all the challenges he faced along the way.
We support his vision of pursuing something that broke stereotypes and what truly made him happy and fulfilled.
We are inspired by his dedication to follow through on his passion.
Daniel Cho is first generation Korean American and holds a Bachelor of Arts Special Major in Dance and Education from Swarthmore College. He is a proud graduate of the Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program, where he had the pleasure of performing works by Alonzo King, Sidra Bell, Shannon Gillen, Alex Ketley, Maurya Kerr, and Gregory Dawson. Currently a dancer with Verb Ballets, some of his favorite roles have included Tarantella, Adam Hougland's K281, and Stephanie Martinez's Wandering On. A recent career highlight was having the opportunity to perform as Mercutio in Alonso's Romeo and Juliet at the National Theater in Havana, Cuba (Source: DanceMagazine.com)
Dance Magazine: https://www.dancemagazine.com/u/danielcho
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