An Evening with Savion Glover: Take a tour through the history of Broadway musical with America's preeminent song and dance man, Savion Glover. Of course, when you think of Savion, you think of his iconic and history making career as a tap dancer and Tony Award winning choreographer. However, Savion's love of the history of the American musical theatre, fueled by his mentorship by theatre legends like Tommy Tune, Gregory Hines and the Nicholas Brothers, is the inspiration for this night of song and dance. Savion will guide you on a journey that take the audience from the days of 42nd Street and Anything Goes up to his now legendary tap masterpiece, Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk. Celebrate the American musical with the one and only Savion Glover and his American Song (and Dance!) Book for a night that you and the theatre lovers in your life will never forget.

 

 

 

Savion Glover is a Tony Award winning choreographer and legendary Hoofer, whose career has spanned nearly four decades. He began his Broadway stage career as The Tape Dance Kid and continued with Black and Blue, Jelly's Last Jam and his unprecedented, award winning Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk, which garnered him a Tony Award for Best Choreography. In addition to his extensive Broadway career as a performer and choreographer, Mr. Glover has created many tap repertoires that tour worldwide including - Bare Soundz, Classical Savion, OM, STePz, Solo in Time, Sole Sanctuary, Improvography, Footnotes, Savion Glover's Holiday Spectacular, All FuNK'd uP and more recently the world premiere of Lady5@Savion Glover's BaRoQUe BLaK TaP CaFe.

In addition to creating his ongoing bodies of work, Mr. Glover has enjoyed performing worldwide with jazz legends including – McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes and Jack DeJohnette. Mr. Glover's film credits include Tap – starring Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr., Spike Lee's Bamboozled  and George Miller's Happy Feet and Happy Feet Two. He has appeared on television in commercials, such as Free Style Nike and Coca Cola, as well as being a longstanding performer on Sesame Street. Mr. Glover was most recently recognized for his award-winning choreography in the acclaimed Broadway musical Shuffle Along, directed by George C. Wolfe' as well as, director and choreographer for Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, – a part of the 2018 Encores! Series at City Center. While serving as Dance Advisor for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and as a member of its Board of Directors, Mr. Glover has been dedicated to furthering arts education programming with Summer Intensives, established to help youth explore artistic expression.

 

 

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