Michelle Dorrance Masterclass in Melbourne

Posted: 28th September 2010 by MelbourneTapDance in members
The stars have aligned once more! After hopes of bringing her out for a festival, Michelle is coming down to Melbourne to play with her band Darwin Deez at Parklife. 

You now have the rare opportunity of being able to learn from her while she’s here!  Fri 1st OCT.

We have organised a 6-7pm  Intermediate MASTERCLASS followed by an open JAM that will run til after 7.30pm!

All tapdancers male and female out there looking to be inspired and learn from one of the best tappers in the world – this is it!  Our room size is limited to 25 particiipants. Before your miss out, click the Buy Now button to get your $30class pass:  

Michelle Dorrance is one of the most sought after tap dancers of her generation. Michelle teaches, choreographs and performs throughout the US and abroad and is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center. She is proud to celebrate her one-year anniversary performing in the Off-Broadway production STOMP

New York

Since moving to New York City in 1997, Michelle has worked with Heather Cornell’s Manhattan Tap, Barbara Duffy & Co., Max Pollak’s Rumba Tap, Tony Waag’s Tap City on Tour and co-founded CPD with Andrew Nemr and Nicholas Young. She is honored to have been a founding and long-time member of Savion Glover’s company Ti Dii, performing at the Cannes Film Festival’s Opening Ceremonies, the “Jerry Lewis Telethon,” the 2002 Winter Olympics, and The Nijinsky Awards of Monaco, among others. Ti Dii was featured in Glover’s World Premiere and sold-out run of Improvography at the Joyce Theatre in New York City. Michelle is also proud to have acquired a Bachelor of Arts from New York University’s prestigious Gallatin School of Individualized Study.


Michelle is incredibly indebted to the Masters of this great American art form with whom she has had the opportunity to study, perform and be surrounded and continually influenced by: Gene Medler, Dianne Walker, Josh Hilberman, Savion Glover, Barbara Duffy, Van Porter, Sam Weber, Ted Levy, Mark Mendonca, Brenda Bufalino, Gregory Hines, Nicholas Young, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derick Grant, Jason Samuels-Smith, Ayodele Casel, Dr. Harold Cromer, Mable Lee, Maceo Anderson, Dr. Peg Leg Bates, Dr. Fayard Nicholas, Dr. Leonard Reed, Dr. Henry LeTang, Dr. Buster Brown, Dr. Cholly Atkins and Dr. Jimmy Slyde. Michelle is grateful for their indefatigable love, inspiration and genius.