March in NYC – Two Exciting Events


As I’m heavy in preparations for Cats Paying Dues 10th Anniversary season, my solo work hasn’t been front of mind. But things are still happening Check out these two fun events that are coming up in NYC.   Sunday, March 1 – Birdland Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas I’ll be a special guest with Gabrielle […]

Multi-Disciplinary Wonderment – YoungARTS


I enjoy being stretched. The life of a tap dancer already exists somewhere in between that of a musician and a dancer so I’m used to being at the intersection of expectations and skill sets. However, I can now count my latest YoungARTS experience as the one in which I was stretched the most. At […]

A Personal Request

Dreams do come true. The desire to build something that lasts beyond oneself has permeated my work – a step that I can share, way of teaching that’s codified, a company that can establish itself under its own name – CATS PAYING DUES. And so it has come to a milestone, CPD10, the 10th anniversary […]

Desert Spawns New Creation in Joshua Tree

Andrew and Joe

Never thought I’d write a headline like that. But so it was. For 10 days I was blessed to be part of the creative team for a brand new show to debut in Paris, February 2015. STreeT/FeaT, a tap dance narrative, is the brain child of Joe Orrach (director), and came to life at a work-in-progress […]

Jimmy Slyde’s Birthday.


Today is Jimmy Slyde’s birthday. Not a moment goes by when I am dancing when I don’t here is deep voice saying something in my head. It normally starts out saying “no” and slowly progresses to a “yeah, now that’s easy.” Jimmy Slyde was instrumental in my growth as a tap dancer. He was the […]