Intermediate/advanced level Master Class with internationally renown tap dancer and choreographer, NYC’s Cartier Williams
Sunday, October 25, 2015
11:00AM - 12:30PM
$30 Advance, $35 at the Door
Cartier Williams, the child protégé of tap dance, is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker, and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates, and the Nicholas Brothers. At age 13 Cartier toured internationally in the Broadway hit “Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk”. He has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “The Tonight Show,” “Good Morning America,” and CNN. Cartier has performed for President Clinton, co-starring with Bebe Neuwirth in the PBS special “In Performance at The White House”. He also performed for President George W. Bush for the 2006 Congressional Picnic at the White House. Cartier is the co-founder and co-artistic director of The European Tap Dance Foundation, a nonprofit organization that offers low-income children an opportunity to experience the arts through tap dance. Cartier is also the co-owner of Foundation’s Milan-based school, Tap Temple. Cartier is continuing to develop multiple musical productions and instructional videos.
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