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Calvin Booker

Calvin is a graduate of LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts. He is currently attending Purchase College as a Dance Major. He has recently received a scholarship for his dancing. Calvin has been dancing since the age of four, and under the direction of Traci Mann, Calvin has worked with tap legends “Sandman” Sims, Buster Brown, Peg Leg Bates, Chuck Green the Godfather of Tap, and Gregory Hines. He has also worked with Desmond Richardson, Stephanie Mills, Obediah Wright and Shirley Black Brown Coward. As a member of Creative Outlet: Dance Theater of Brooklyn, Calvin has received Honorable Mention at the NEAA Competition in both modern and tap dance. As a member of The Young Hoofers®, Calvin choreographed and starred in a national television commercial for Chili’s Bar and Grill, as well as commercials for Ecofest, and Taste of Times Square. Calvin is a two- time winner of Showtime at the Apollo and has starred in the Broadway musical reviews: ‘Tribute to Tap Giants, Tap Legends Live! and Hats Off Taps On For Gregory.’ 

Calvin incorporates hip- hop moves into his tap dancing.


 

 

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