Roy Jonathans is a professional choreographer, teacher and former dancer. In his teens he worked as a Street dance teacher and won numerous national and Europeanchampionships with his own dance team. His style can best be described as ‘Urban Pop’, a fusion of pop music with hip hop elements.
At the Lucia Marthas dance academy he is trained as a professional dancer and in addition he travelled several times to America to enrich his dance skills. He even went to India to obtain a certificate in Bollywood-dance.
After his study Roy’s introduction to the dance world was quite successful. As an all-round dancer he was asked for various jobs. To establish himself as a choreographer he started his own business ‘Dutch Dance Agency’. He became one of the head teachers at Albeda Dans College since the start of this dance academy. In 2008 he was promoted to artistic director of their annual theatre shows. That same year he choreographed five times for the first Dutch season of TV program ‘So You Think You Can Dance’.
Nowadays Roy choreographs for artists like Sharon Doorson and Afrojack and companies such as McDonald’s and T-Mobile. He is the creative force behind the spectacular Villa Thalia dinner shows. He is also a resident choreographer in Europe for the sports brand Asics since 2013, through the agency Dancers at Work. For this position he travels all over the world and was recently promoted to artistic consultant for their events.