Jaryd Farcon, a native of Fords, New Jersey, began his dance training at Across The Floor Dance Studio and later moved to Vision Dance Center and Arts In Motion Dance Academy. He is a competitive ballroom dancer who has numerous titles including WDSF Under 21 Open Latin Champion at the 2015 USA Dance National Championships. Jaryd has represented Team USA at the Blackpool Dance Festival in Blackpool, England and has reached the Top 21 in the world. In addition, he has danced on Season 6 of ABC's Dancing With The Stars, Season 14 of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance (Top 50), ABC’s Good Morning America, and NBC’s Today Show. He was dance captain on the Knicks City Kids and Lil' Torches dance teams which danced at Madison Square Garden. He has played the role of a Rude Elemental in A Midsummer Night's Dream at A Theatre For A New Audience directed by Julie Taymor. Jaryd is a 2016 National YoungArts Foundation Winner in Dance/Jazz where he had the opportunity to work with Mikhail Baryshnikov. He has performed works by Darrell Moultrie, Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey, Ray Mercer, Frederick Earl Mosley, Troy Powell, and Chanel DaSilva. Jaryd has attended numerous summer programs such as the Alvin Ailey Summer Intensive, Jacob's Pillow Contemporary Program, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and Ballet Hispánico’s ChoreoLaB. Currently, he is a senior in the Ailey/ Fordham BFA Dance program and is excited to join BHdos!