Andrew J. Nemr

Mentored by Gregory Hines, Andrew is considered one of the most hardworking and diverse tap dance artists today. Whether playing with Nat Adderley, Jr., directing CPD PLUS, or co-founding the Tap Legacy Foundation, Andrew has garnered a reputation for impeccable musicianship and sensitivity, and respect for the craft that he loves. A 2012 TED Global Fellow and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpieces: Dance Initiative grant Andrew's choreography and solo work has been described as "a welcome return to the elegance of simplicity and the tap dancer as maker of aural magic" (exploredance) and "deeply touching" (Daily Gazette).

Andrew has taught and performed internationally including Hong Kong, Tokyo, Stockholm, Costa Rica, London, Berlin, and throughout the United States. He has also given talks on the nature of oral histories, the challenges of being an entrepreanuer, the concept of Love, and the intersection of his craft and his faith.

Andrew is on faculty and teaches regularly at STEPS on Broadway (NYC).

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