Dance Teacher Faculty Bio | Andrew Nemr | Steps on Broadway
Faculty - Steps on Broadway
Andrew Nemr
Artistic director of CPD PLUS (Cats Paying Dues), featured on the 2006 "Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon", Andrew's directorial debut All For Love premiered at the Main Stage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (NYC) to sold out audiences.

An experienced soloist, Andrew has performed in various venues nationally and internationally including the PNC Bank Arts Center, NJ, La MaMa, Etc., NY, the Blue Note Jazz Club, NY, Town Hall Theatre, NY, The Duke Theatre, NY, and the Bloomsbury Theatre, London, England. Andrew was featured alongside Jazz greats Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, Hank Jones, James Carter, and John Faddis in A Great Night in Harlem at the Apollo Theatre, NY, in support of the Jazz Foundation of America and, additionally on Harry Connick Jr.'s Only You Tour at Proctors Theatre, Schenectedy, NY. Most recently he was the featured tap dancer with the Duke Ellington Orchestra presenting Duke Ellington: The Sacred Concerts.

As a founding member and dance captain of Savion Glover's TiDii, Andrew was featured in the critically acclaimed Improvography at The Joyce Theatre (NYC), the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival 2001, the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon", the 2002 Winter Olympics Arts Festival, and the 2002 Nijinsky Awards in Monaco. Andrew was also the only tap dancer to be featured in La Nuit Du Hip Hop (A Night of Hip Hop) in Grenoble, France, as part of the dance collective World Soul.

As a host Andrew's sense of humor and giving nature have made his appearances more than enjoyable. He most recently hosted Walking in Time at the Historic State Theatre, Ithaca, NY, in addition to a number of appearances as the host of the legendary Buster Brown Tap Jam at Swing 46, NYC. Andrew also co-hosted his own ongoing session Dance Attacks, along with Hayes Greenfield, at Teddy's in Williamsburg, NY.

In his efforts to continue to champion the art form of tap dance, Andrew co-founded, along with Gregory Hines, the Tap LegacyTM Foundation, Inc., which most recently co-produced the First Annual Finger Lakes Tap Dance Festival. Andrew is an Advisory Board member of the New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day and is a card-carrying member of the original Copasetics, Inc.

Andrew has been blessed to receive the guidance of many of the great tap dancers including Eddie Brown, Dr. Bunny Briggs, Dr. Jimmy Slyde, Dr. James "Buster" Brown, LeRoy Myers, Ernest "Brownie" Brown, Henry "Phace" Roberts, Dr. Henry LeTang, Mable Lee, Tina Pratt, Dianne Walker, Savion Glover, Ted Levy, and Gregory Hines. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Computer Art from The School of Visual Arts, NYC. Andrew performs regularly with the legendary Les Paul at the Iridium Jazz Club, NYC, and is on the faculty of Broadway Dance Center, NYC.