40 Tap Dancers We Should All Know

Currently backstage doing waiting to perform an amazing group tap dance number at The Nate Holden Theatre in Los Angeles. Show is Saturday too! I think it's best to share a LOT of tap dancers with you all. Links will be provided. These people shaped me into the dancer I am. No order or best or influences. Just great dancers. #eachoneteachone #tap
  1. 1.
    Jimmy slyde
  2. 2.
    Sammy Davis Jr
  3. 3.
    Peg Leg Bates
    Yes, he has one leg. That's one real human leg. Danced better than some two legged dancers too. http://bit.ly/1KpiUXC
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    Gregory Hines
    He is the prince of the City. http://bit.ly/1JjYXmv
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    Savion Glover
    The boy genius turned 90's savior of tap. http://bit.ly/1fsUUrN
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    Sandman Simms
    A sand dancer. Watch and learn. http://bit.ly/1LICkIL
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    Chuck Green
    Educated feet. Close to the ground. http://bit.ly/1KpiT5V
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    Arthur Duncan
    Still doing it till this day. THE performers performer. http://bit.ly/1ga8j98
  9. 9.
    Vera Ellen
    Elegant and poppy! http://bit.ly/1LICks8
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    The Nicholas Brothers
    Class and flash and bit of dash. http://bit.ly/1JjYVLi
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    Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers
    They did ten movies together and each seemed like they danced for the first time. http://bit.ly/1fsUSjD
  12. 12.
    Gene Kelly
    The tap dancing American at his best. http://bit.ly/1ODdhXi
  13. 13.
    Honi Coles and Cholly Atkins
  14. 14.
    Tommy Tune
    Tall and looooooong legs. http://bit.ly/1LICksa
  15. 15.
    LaVaughn Robinson
    My tap teacher in philly when I was starting out
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    Shirley Temple
    The cutie pie. http://bit.ly/1JjYVLm
  17. 17.
    Eddie Brown
  18. 18.
    Buster Brown
  19. 19.
    Lynn Dally
    Practice practice practice. http://bit.ly/1fsUUrP
  20. 20.
    Tip Tap Toe
  21. 21.
    Ann Miller
    Turns and turns and turns. http://bit.ly/1KpiT5X
  22. 22.
    Leon Collins
    Danced, then Didn't dance for yeeeeears then came back outta nowhere! KILLIN em. http://bit.ly/1ga8j9a
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    The Condos Brothers
  24. 24.
    Harold Cromer
  25. 25.
    Paul Draper
    Mixed ballet with tap. http://bit.ly/1JjYXmx
  26. 26.
    Henry LeTang
    The teacher of the Hines Brothers
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    The Syncopated Ladies
    My friends are so talented and beautiful! http://bit.ly/1fsUSjE
  28. 28.
    Bill Robinson
    Mayor of Harlem. http://bit.ly/1ODdkCo
  29. 29.
    Baby Lawrence
    Music from his feet. http://bit.ly/1KpiUXE
  30. 30.
    John Bubbles
    Possibly the greatest tap dancer ever. http://bit.ly/1LICksc
  31. 31.
    Jeni LeGon
    Beyond her time. Stunning and talented http://bit.ly/1JjYVLo
  32. 32.
    Jason Samules Smith
    The duke of tap for me. Heavy sounds and fast feet. Rhythms that tell a story. http://bit.ly/1ga8lxT
  33. 33.
    Michelle Dorrance
    Wicked smart feet! Tours around the country with her team of tappers! http://bit.ly/1ODdkCq
  34. 34.
    Ayodele Casel
    HUGHE crush on this lady in the '00's! So fresh wit hers http://bit.ly/1KpiUXG
  35. 35.
    Eleanor Powell#
    Again, sexy and powerful http://bit.ly/1fsUUbm
  36. 36.
    Dormeshia Edwards
    She also is possibly one of the greatest tap dancers of all time. And her husband is no joke too. http://bit.ly/1LICkse
  37. 37.
    Diane Walker
    A teacher and wonderful dancer and auntie to all teachers that she knows. http://bit.ly/1JjYXmz
  38. 38.
    Bunny Briggs
    A provocative entertainer of positivity. a baby face and a mind like a steel trap http://bit.ly/1ODdhXk
  39. 39.
    Donald Oconnor
    The silly ones always have the most fun. http://bit.ly/1ga8lxV
  40. 40.
    Johnnie Hobbs