Credit: Savion Glover Productions
APPEARING IN GLOW/TOWN, ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
Tony Award-winning, Tap Dancer, Choreographer, and Producer, is celebrating his 33rd year as a Performing Artist in show business. Broadway and Film credits include The Tap Dance Kid, Black & Blue, Jelly’s Last Jam, Bring in ‘da Noise Bring in ‘da Funk, the movie Tap with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr., Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, and the acclaimed Academy Award Winning 2006 Warner Brothers release of Happy Feet and Happy Feet 2, both choreographed by Savion Glover. Most recently recognized for his award winning choreography in the acclaimed Broadway musical, Shuffle Along, Mr. Glover continues to focus on bringing attention to the art form of Tap Dance as an instrumental component as well as maintaining a highly entertaining
Mr. Glover has also enjoyed dancing on concert stages throughout the world with legendary jazz musicians such as Jack DeJohnette, Roy Haynes, and McCoy Tyner. In his hometown of Newark New Jersey, Savion Glover holds the honor of being on the Board of Directors at the NJPAC where he also serves as NJPAC’s Dance Ambassador. Also in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, Savion Glover established The HooFeRzCLuB School For Tap as well as Savion Glover Productions– a production entity highlighting the tradition of tap dancing and sound, and also serves as a team-based organization that seeks to provide quality production and project management services for tap dancers. Production credits for Savion Glover Productions include Classical Savion®, Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz, Visions of a Bible, Savion Glover’s SOLO IN TiME, Savion Glover’s SoLE Sanctuary, Invitations to a Dancer, Savion Glover’s STePz, Savion Glover and The Otherz, and assistant segment producer of Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz appearance on Dancing With the Stars.
Savion Glover is thankful for and wishes to forever acknowledge Jimmy Slyde, Gregory Hines, Isaiah Lon Chaney, Buster Brown, Dianne Walker, Chuck Green, Sir Slyde, Ralph Brown, Ivery Dan, Henry LeTang, George Hillman, and John Coltrane, some of the greatest entertaining Hooferz and musicians to date.