Jarell Rochelle, Instructor

Jarell Rochelle earned his BFA in Musical Theatre and Dance from Sam Houston State University. With an extensive background in hip hop, contemporary, ballet and jazz; Jarell danced with the company formerly known as “Marvelous Motion”, which is currently “IamMe”, the winners of America’s Best Dance Crew Season 6. Jarell appeared on Season 6 & 7 of “So You Think You Can Dance”, and was invited to Vegas Week Season’s 9 & 10.

Jarell has worked with several major artists in and around the Houston area including Dance Houston, Groundworks, and Shawn Welling. He has also directed, choreographed, and performed his own sold-out showcase, “What They Never Told Me”. Jarell currently teaches Master Classes and Workshops across the country and is always engaging in new methods of choreography, improv and movement. His mission statement is to remind artists that dance is who you are, not something you do. Jarell hopes to have a global impact on the world of the arts; understanding that global change starts with each person who attends his class.