Watch Derick K. Grant improv during a Dance Teacher photo shoot.
Originally from Boston, Grant studied with Andrea Major, Dianne Walker and Paul and Arlene Kennedy He performed with Lynn Dally’s Jazz Tap Ensemble and the original production and national tour of Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk. He was choreographer and director of the 2006 Chicago-based show Imagine Tap!. You can currently find Grant teaching at the American Tap Dance Foundation and Steps on Broadway in New York City, as well as countless workshops and intensives. He is a founder and co-director of Tap2You, a five-city tap convention and competition. Read more about Derick K. Grant’s approach to tap, here.