_Charles Goddertz_ _Tap Dance_

_Dancing professionally since 1966._ _Created a uniquely simple and understandable progressive method for learning or teaching tap._ _Mentoring students all over the world._ _Currently on break from teaching at Steps On Broadway, NYC_

Flo-Bert Award 2011

_Bio_

_ Charles Goddertz has been dancing professionally, on and off broadway since 1966. He has worked with Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey, Bernedette Peters, Donna Mckechnie and has tap danced in the musical Seesaw, for Tommy Tune. _

_ Charles is currently on break from teaching tap dancing at Steps On Broadway. He has been on faculty since 1986 & has tsught tap dancing for Cap 21/NYU Tisch, Dance Educators of America, Dance Masters of America, Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Moscato Tap Festival in Rome and Milan, Big Apple Tap Festival and Tap City here in NYC. His students have tap danced on and off Broadway, Las Vegas, for The Rockettes and for Tap Festivals around the world, and USA. A brief listing of students include Raquel Valiente, Darrin Contessa, Paula Leggett Chase, Joni Michelle, Ayodele Casel & Kazu Kumaigai. _

_ Mr. Goddertz’s own tap dance performance background includes First Night Burlington-a New Years Gala, Danny Hoctor’s Dance Caravan, Moscato Tap Festivals Rome and Milan, The Tap Extravaganza, of which he received the Flo-Bert Award in 2011, Steps Beyond and Tap City with dance partner, the late Michele Ribble. _

_ Charles has been tap dancing since the age of five, when his mother taught him his first Irish and waltz clog. He received the prestigious Hoofers Award from ATDF Tap City in July 2020 and did so in memory of his late dancing partner, Michele Ribble, and tap teachers Florence Coleman, Stan Mazin, Ronn Daniels, Jack Stanly and lastly, dear mom and family who have supported him through the years. _

_Tap Legacy Foundation_

_Classes_

For class schedule, groups or private lessons DM at Instagram.