Performance Ready

Performance Ready

4.5 (4)
2 hires on
3 employees
14 years in business

About this pro

Professional performing artist, Street Dance instructor, Martial Artist, and Fitness coach at your service. Hello my name is Ausben Jordan II. With over 20 years of professional working experience on and off Broadway, film, screen, Directing, choreographing, and coaching actors around the world. My last Productions include Lyric Stages Abyssinia, Jubilee Theatres Bubbling Brown Sugar, Fire House Theatres SideShow, and Broadway's Tarzan. I'm bringing a little bit of Broadway to your front door. In the past I have taught at such schools in DFW as IM Terrell, KD Conservatory and various HighSchool/Middle Schools. Yet I know for the serious performer outside training is what really brings your artistry to the next level and above the rest. All you need to do is be committed and show up, and let me guide you in the rest. 

As a performer I enjoy giving. I love showing and teaching people how to achieve new hight's, while living outside of your comfort zone. As an actor or dancer we have the power to change people moods, emotions, and even life all through self expression and self realization. We create who we want to be.

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Fort Worth, TX 76140
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4 Reviews



    These instructors are everything I wanted. Not only did we learn how to act and sing, but we learned how to dance. I have never danced before and they made me feel it was possible. Thank You

  • Nancy Smith

    They really know the business. I took my kid who is 11 for a lesson and they had such a good time he started to go with a small group of his friends. -

  • John Brown

    He is amazing!!! He really knows his stuff. I have never had a class that pushed me like this. He really breaks you down and builds you up.

  • Jacqueline States


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Most important thing in my process is getting to know the students background, likes, dislikes, and comfort zones. That way I can properly access the students willingness to try unfamiliar techniques. 

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have four years of university training, sixteenn years of performance and professional experience. I went to Point Park University, Stephens College, and also trained at NYC, Harlem School of the arts and the Aily School. I have taught public school for 3 years and private owned dance schools for over 10 years. I am still a working actor around the DFW area and abroad while still being a NYC based actor.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Flexible rates but most sessions start at $40 an hour for privates and $25 each for small group all levels.

How did you get started teaching?

I started teaching as a way to help build positive creativity and positive expression in my community. I also like to pass on my knowledge in hopes I can help someone find a true purpose for the life and person they want to be. 

What types of students have you worked with?

Iv worked with students all around the world from beginners to professional. I treat everyone that walks in the room the same As a beginner no matter what level they are. Professional or business person taking acting classes so they can feel more comfortable infront of board meetings.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Being Nominated for an Irma P Hall Best Actor in a musical

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Make sure you find a teacher who will not only tell you what you want to hear, but also tell you what will make you improve to the next level. 

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

The student should be clear in what they want to learn and achieve while taking the course. Long term and short term goals that way the teachers knows how hard to push.