Jau’mair Garland (Pittsburgh, PA) began his dance training at a small studio in Pittsburgh before attending his alma mater, Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts 6-12, in eighth grade. While attending CAPA, he joined Reed Dance II under the direction of Greer Reed, and simultaneously refined his technique at Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh under the direction of Steven and Lindsay Piper. In 2020, Garland was named a National YoungArts winner in Modern/Contemporary. He is a current student at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, where he will graduate in 2024. Garland wishes to thank all of the teachers and mentors who have aided in his artistic journey. This is his first season with the company.