Jared Khalifa Bio

Jared is a multidisciplinary performing artist, athlete, and instructor/choreographer
born and raised in Vancouver. At four years old, he began training in Capoeira,
which inspired him to pursue Power Tumbling, as well as Singing and Musical
Theatre. As a Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnast, Jared has trained across Canada,
the United States, England and France. He has represented Canada at three World
Age Group Championships, earning two World Cup Silver medals, twelve National
Championship medals and three Canadian titles. Along with his athletic career, Jared
studied as both a classical and pop/jazz vocalist. Some of his theatre credits include
working with The Arts Club, Royal City Musical Theatre, and the Vancouver
International Jazz Festival.

After graduating high school, Jared began training in Montreal with Cirque Du Soleil,
where he became a member of the original recreation of “OVO” the North American
tour.

As a dancer, he has trained in Toronto, Montreal, New York, and with Vancouver
based companies such as KI&Co, Illustrative Society’s Mentorship Program, and at
Harbour Dance Centre. He is currently working as a dancer on set for Disney’s
Descendants 3.

In addition to his experience as a hip-hop and contemporary dancer, Jared is known
for his unique acrobatic-fusion style, and has had the opportunity to teach
throughout Vancouver and Toronto.

Jared has continued to explore other crafts and disciplines, expanding his repertoire
to include aerial acrobatics, hand balancing and contortion. When not in the studio,
on stage or camera, Jared is a psychology student at the University of British
Columbia and a certified Personal Trainer.