MASTER CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
MASTER CLASS WITH JUSTIN BOCCITTO
Basic Tap Justin Style!.....May 26 1:00-2:00.....Class is $35.00
Join us for a Master Class with this years Tap Day Guest Artist Justin Boccitto after
celebrating National Tap Dance Day!
Arrive early to get ready for the fun!
Reservations are required by calling 817-923-9500
Justin originally hails from New Jersey where he attended the Centenary Young Performer's Workshop under the tutelage of Broadway veteran Michael Blevins. After high school he moved to New York City, where he currently resides, and graduated from Circle in the Square Theatre School. Credits include: MTV’s MADE, The Metropolitan Opera, Willow Cabin Theatre Company, Papermill Playhouse, The New York Theatre Ballet and Centenary Stage Company. Justin also performed in several productions in Nashville, Tennessee including Blackbird Theatre's Red, Springhouse Theatre's Singin' in the Rain and Lipscomb University's West Side Story. As a tap dancer he has performed at Tap City, Tap Extravaganza, The United Nations, Marvin Hamlisch'sBroadway to Brunswick and recently at the historical Ryman Auditorium. He recently performed as 'Bert' in Centenary Stage Company's Mary Poppinsand his own musical revue, Song & Dance Men. Justin is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association.
Justin is currently on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, Marymount Manhattan College, Cap 21, Peridance and Circle in the Square, where he also directs and choreographs. His students have included Lady Gaga, Tony Yazbeck (On The Town), Adam Chanler-Berat (Next to Normal, Peter and the Starcatcher), Sophia Anne Caruso (NBC’s Sound of Music), Sean Fosse (Grandson of the late Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon), and Stanley Martin (Aladdin). He was also asked to teach Stephen Colbert how to tap dance and appeared as a coach on MTV's MADE. Justin served on guest faculty at The Juilliard School, The Pulse, Broadway Donation, Steps on Broadway, Peridance, Broadway Artists Alliance. He has conducted master classes throughout the country and also adjudicated for Elite Dance Challenge in Boston. From 2012 to 2014 he served as Artist in Residence and professor of dance/theatre at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Justin, along with colleague Sol Bloch, is co-founder of the 501(c)(3) group, The New Generation Theatre in Rockland County, producing sophisticated musicals with area high school students and educating them in the craft of musical theatre.
FREE FIRST SATURDAYS TAP CLASS
Arts Fifth Avenue is happy to offer FREE BEGINNER TAP CLASS for ages 8 to adult the 1st Saturday of most months.
Class time 1-2:00 pm - it's FREE but reservations are required
Please call 817-923-9500 to reserve YOUR spot.