BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March

Good news: I’m personally teaching a brand new, super short, three-week tap dance session in MARCH. WHEN IS IT: March 15th, 22nd and 29th (SUNDAYS) Since closing the doors to my BDX studio last year, I currently rent a cozy flamenco dance school (Carmen Romero’s studio, she’s actually quite famous) for all classes, rehearsals, etc. TheyContinue reading “BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March”

ATTENTION: All Impatient, Entitled, Wanna-Be Choreographers, Actors, Directors, etc- Here’s A Harsh Reality Check Worth Reading

Unlike the dapper gentleman above, this post isn’t pretty. So if you’re looking for an article that leaves warm fuzzies, shuffle away. But if you can handle some truth sprinkled with sarcasm… Listen up. One of the most iconic directors, choreographers and entertainers of our time, Gene Kelly, had to WORK his way up theContinue reading “ATTENTION: All Impatient, Entitled, Wanna-Be Choreographers, Actors, Directors, etc- Here’s A Harsh Reality Check Worth Reading”

National Tap Dance Day: A Message From Bojangles

GUESS WHAT!? Today is National Tap Dance Day! If you didn’t know, every May 25th tap dancers around the world celebrate the art form of tap dance. This day marks the birthday of famous black tap dance legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Another name for tap dancers is “hoofers.” We have metal under our feet, andContinue reading “National Tap Dance Day: A Message From Bojangles”

Who Could Say No To The Nicholas Brothers? (And Why You Should NEVER Put This Kind Of Fire Out)

Who could say no to The Nicholas Brothers? Fayard and Harold are firecrackers. I mean, they LITERALLY explode off the screen, inextinguishable in every performance. I was just thinking of how as Black performers, because of racial inequality, our ancestors didn’t have many opportunities to perform on stage or film 60, 70, 80 years ago…Continue reading “Who Could Say No To The Nicholas Brothers? (And Why You Should NEVER Put This Kind Of Fire Out)”