Gene has been dancing since he was a young boy. After developing a heart condition restricting him to bed for a year, he was encouraged by his doctor to find an activity. He began taking ballet classes, leading to Tap dancing, and a heightened passion for dance! He relocated to New York City to join a ballet company and found himself Sharing the Broadway stage with big names - Carol Channing, Julie Andrews, and Steve Condos. Gene’s career on Broadway landed him opportunities in shows like “Hello Dolly”, “Camelot”, and “Once Upon A Mattress” with Carol Burnett. After success on The stage he has been teaching tap classes ever since, and has created a wonderful community of talented dancers around the front range in Denver, Colorado. At 84 years old, he has shown few signs of slowing down. An inspiration and a gem!
He’s very nice! And fun and makes tap dancing a skill and a passion. I’ve learned so much and been studying dance with Gene for over twenty years. Thanks Gene!
Gene is wonderful about listening I the needs of the student. He is very encouraging and patient. He keeps it interesting and fun.
Career on Broadway, New York City.
Has taught classes across the country in Oregon, Iowa, and Colorado.!
Was a guest in the St Louis Tap Festival and honored by the mayor with a key to the city!
Group rates and privates are negotiated. Very reasonable.
Primarily adults. All different ages and levels.