Jason Mabana

Jason Mabana. Photography by Pedro Machado, 2016

Jason was born in Belgium and comes from a Filipino/Sicilian heritage. He trained at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dance, and also has a postgraduate diploma from the London Contemporary Dance School.

As a professional dancer, Jason started his career with Akram Khan Company as an apprentice, he performed the solo 'Chotto Desh'. He then joined Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company, Saju Hari Dance, and Darren Ellis. He recently worked with Wayne McGregor where he performed a new duet for the Opening of the Maxwell Centre.

As a choreographer, Jason has made work for Central St Martins and BBC Young Dancer, and will be choreographing next year for the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary dance. Jason also teaches in various places.