Happy Father’s Day to all of the dance dads in the world! Whether you’re professional dancers, dance teachers, dance directors or simply just dance supporters, you are a key ingredient to what makes the dance world such a happy, thriving place, and we love you!
To celebrate, here are our four favorite Instagram dance dads. Prepare to say “Awwwwwwwweeeeeee!!!!!!”
1. Teddy Forance
Contemporary king Teddy Forance has two darling kiddos, Valentina and Mateo. Can you handle the cuteness??
2. Davit Karapetyan
Former principal dancer with San Fransisco Ballet and current artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet Academy Davit Karapetyan has a daughter named Isabella Melanya Karapetyan with former San Fransisco Ballet principal and current Pennsylvania Ballet Academy director, Vanessa Zahorian. Looks like Isabella might be destined to be a little dancer!
3. Mark Meismer
NUVO choreographer and teacher Mark Meismer has a teenage daughter named Ryan, and judging by his Instagram bio, which reads, “Proud Dad to my amazing daughter @ryanmeismer,” they’re simply the cutest father-daughter duo ever!
Everyone’s favorite entertainer and teacher, tWitch, is also a super-darling father! With two kids and one on the way, he deserves to be celebrated every day! (Oh, and even though Mother’s Day was a while ago, his fabulous wife Allison Holker deserves an award, too!)