Quotes

“12 standout companies of 2018” –Los Angeles Times

 

“25 to Watch 2018” –Dance Magazine

 

“When Jacob Jonas the Company performs, energy doesn’t just seem to bounce off the walls, it reverberates off of bodies” Los Angeles Times

 

“Best New Force in LA Dance” LA Weekly’s Best of Los Angeles 2016

 

“[Obstacles] was one of the most tactile visualizations of a human’s struggle with disease that I have ever seen. It was heart-wrenching and deeply uncomfortable, but valuable. It humanized the patient and her existential fight in an extraordinary way.” — Yo Yo Ma, Concert Cellist, Artistic Advisor to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

making dances that are fresh, contemporary, and socially driven” LA Dance Review

 

“If break dancing and concert dance had a baby, it would be the Jacob Jonas company” Los Angeles Times

 

“Jonas proved that he is an emerging artistic force nationally, and Los Angeles should be proud that he has chosen to base his company here.” BachTrack

 

“From parkour to acro-yoga, ballet to contemporary, these dancers are the cream of the crop in their genre, and Jonas skillfully meshes them into a single work that is both aesthetically cohesive and also expressively potent.” LA Dance Review

 

“Ingenuity and fearless risk-taking” Los Angeles Magazine

 

“Jonas’ work also goes outside the box on stage. Combining break dance and ballet, Jonas’ fusion of stage and street styles is not just refreshing, but kinetically explosive and visually vibrant.”The Argonaut

 

“The work is rich, moving, athletic, still and thoughtful. And, the dancers are very good.” BachTrack

 

“All about stretching the boundaries of dance and making it accessible in our social media age” Citizine

 

“dance with a profound effect that returned to Jonas’ strength of partnering and social messaging” LA Dance Review

 

“While many choreographers aspire to merge traditional and contemporary dance styles while mixing in traditional and contemporary theater, music, video and social media, Jacob Jonas actually does it, and does it very, very well.” Cultural Weekly