SAVION GLOVER (performer, choreographer, director) is the 1996 Tony Award winner for his choreography in the Broadway smash hit Bring in ?da Noise, Bring in ?da Funk. Mr. Glover also won the 1996 Drama Desk Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for choreography, two Obie Awards and two Fred Astaire Awards for his performance, as well as the 1996 Dance Magazine Choreographer of the Year Award.
He made his Broadway debut at age 13, starring in The Tap Dance Kid. Additional Broadway credits include Black and Blue and Jelly?s Last Jam, co-starring with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr. On TV, he was a series regular on ?Sesame Street? for five seasons and was featured in Kenny G?s video ?Havanna? and in Puff Daddy and the Family?s video for ?All About the Benjamins.? Mr. Glover executive produced and choreographed the ABC special ?Savion Glover?s Nu York.? He starred in the Showtime movie, The Wall, and choreographed the HBO movie, The Rat Pack.
JIMMY SLYDE is one of the world's great tap masters whose career spans over four decades. In addition to his Tony-nominated role in Black and Blue (New York and Paris productions) and on the Lincoln Center Majesty of Tap program, Mr. Slyde has appeared with the original Hoofers in 1000 Years of Jazz and the movie, The Cotton Club. Other films include Round Midnight, About Tap, and Tap. Plus Broadway's hit Show Bring in Da' Noise.
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