Jason Coleman has been a fixture of the Australian Dance scene for more than twenty years. Jason’s engagement as Choreographer for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games was a career highlight – watched by over 3.8 billion people across the globe.Following this success, Jason was chosen to choreograph the highly acclaimed handover ceremony for the Commonwealth Games in Manchester. Jason subsequently acted as Director of Choreography for the Opening and Closing of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.
This was one of the largest and most expensive shows made anywhere on earth. As well as choreographing himself, he was also responsible for directing an international team of choreographers for this event. Jason’s musical theatre credits include Chicago, A Chorus Line, Saturday Night Fever, Little Shop of Horrors, Dancin Man, Dancin Dynamite, Sweet Charity, Fame, Hair and many more.
His TV and music credits are numerous having worked with Tina Arena, John Farnham, Chaka Khan, The Bee Gees and Chrissy Amphlet amongst others. Jason has worked as a choreographer, dance consultant and in a motion capture performance role in the animated film Happy Feet.In 2008 Jason joined the hit TV series So You Think You Can Dance Australia as judge and opened Ministry of Dance- the largest Dance School in the Southern Hemisphere, located in Melbourne.