Jon Beney trained at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance. As well as setting up his own company Y Dance, he has performed with Virtual Motion Dance Co, dans connect (Swindon Dance) and Ballet Lorent.
He has taught extensively in the UK, working with Dance United, University of Central Lancashire and York St John’s University. International work includes projects with the Aduna Dance Group in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) and the Lajee Center (Palestine). Jon performed in Protein's International Dance Festival Birmingham 2010 production of (In)visible Dancin’ and again in the summer of 2012. He also performed in LOL (lots of love) in 2012, and has co-led two residencies in Protein's Real Life Real Dance programme.