Jay Jernigan
ArtsNow Dance Consultant

Jay is a dancer, director, and producer with over 25 years of experience and two hundred works in his repertoire. Creativity and inspiration have always driven his career and his evolution from classroom teacher to program director to instructional designer. Jay works with multiple organizations and schools that have graduated students to programs of national acclaim, such as Juilliard, Marymount Manhattan, Pace College, Point Park, University of the Arts, and NYU-Tisch. In 2017, he worked with the Georgia Department of Education to revamp arts standards, improving the statewide course of study for dance, and developing full-year online resources for new arts teachers across Georgia.