Technique + History = Joy
Fueled by Joy
Andrew’s knowledge as a carrier of the oral tradition of tap dance comes from a lot of different places. His mentors include Gregory Hines, Jimmy Slyde, Henry LeTang, Savion Glover, Tina Pratt, Mable Lee, Bunny Briggs, LeRoy Myers, Dianne Walker, and many others. Andrew’s workshops focus on a range of topics including:

  • Technique
  • Musicality
  • Rhythm and Music Making
  • Listening
  • Combinations and Choreography

    Workshops are customized to each group and are designed to accommodate the participants in the room and the goals of your studio or event.
    Andrew is someone who can take complex thoughts and put them into practice for all ages and levels to understand. The company members genuinely enjoyed his classes, emphasizing that they felt they really learned while spending time with him.
    Lisa S.
    In-Studio Workshops Client
    Class Format
    In each workshop Andrew uses a variety of exercises and approaches to reach the widest range of learning styles. Classes include the following:

    Call and Response
    Across the Floor
    Down the Line
    In The Circle

    Each workshop is customized to accommodate the learning styles evident in the room and the goals set by your studio or event.
    Special Themes
    Select a special themed workshop to add variety to your event. Andrew presents the following:

    • Workshops for Dance Teachers – Learn Andrew’s Method for Tap Dance including pedagogy, specific exercises, and approaches to curriculum design and tap dance history.
    • Improvisation Workshops – Experience Andrew’s approach to Tap Dance Improvisation.
    • Choreography Workshops – Learn entire pieces from Andrew’s personal repertoire.
    • Tap History Workshops – Dive into the history of tap dance from someone who knew the people.

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    About Andrew
    Mentored by Gregory Hines, Andrew Nemr has been called a "Masterly Tapper" by the New York Times.

    An internationally recognized tap dance educator, teaching at festivals, conventions, studios, and teacher workshops, Andrew's approach embodies the mentorship he received by tap dance legends like Jimmy Slyde, Henry LeTang, Mable Lee, Savion Glover, Dianne Walker, and more.

    Combining his rich pedigree with vast experience, Andrew is able to convey the inner workings of the craft with ease and enthusiasm – centering the learning of the students throughout the process.
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