Justin Prescott

Justin Prescott

Justin Prescott (he/him)

Teaching Artist

Jazz and Musical Theatre

Justin Prescott is a NYC based performer, choreographer, and educator. He began his formal dance training at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX. He then went on to train at Ballet Austin, The Ailey School, and San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. He received his BFA in dance from Purchase College Conservatory of Dance (Cum Laude) where he performed works by Sidra Bell, Paul Taylor, Doug Varone, and George Balanchine. During his college years, he also studied at Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei, Taiwan while working as a soloist for Taipei Royal Ballet.


Shortly after college, he made his Broadway debut in the energetic and revolutionary Broadway hit Fela!. As a performer, Justin has gone on to be in over 8 Broadway shows, such as Head Over Heels, Moulin Rouge, Fela!, Kiss me Kate, and After Midnight to name a few. Other TV/film credits include, In the Heights, FX’s POSE, The Kennedy Center Honors, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, NBC’s SMASH, and The Tony Awards. While performing, he has worked as an assistant/dance captain for choreographers Nick Kenkel, Tony Award Winner, Warren Carlyle, and the recipient of the 2011 VMA for Best Choreography, Jeffrey Page.


As a choreographer, Justin’s original work has been featured in Broadway’s Annual Red Bucket Follies, Jennifer Jancuska’s BC Beat, and The Invitation presented by Broadway Advocacy Coalition. He’s also created original works for The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (Los Angeles), The Ailey School Professional Program, Pace University Commercial Dance Program, Steps on Broadway Summer Study, and Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX. Most recently, Justin served as Adjunct Professor/Director in the Theater Arts and Dance Program at Loyola University, New Orleans where he created, directed, choreographed and premiered his newly developed work entitled, “All in A Days Work”. Thanks to his energetic and effective teaching skills, Justin has been sought after as a Guest Faculty Member for Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Houston Academy of Dance, Boston Conservatory of Dance at Berklee, the year round scholarship program, Move {NYC}, and The Institute of Contemporary Dance. Leading with the principle of being an artist first, Justin continues to use his professional experiences to inform, instruct, and influence a community of the next generations virtuosic artists.