Nicholas Young is a New York City based dancer, musician, and choreographer, most recently a cast member of the off Broadway sensation STOMP. Young performed the lead role for both the touring and New York based shows, acted as rehearsal director, and is grateful to have spent more than nine years with the show. Young began his professional carrier at the age of 16 with the multi-formed Tapestry Dance Company of Austin, TX, under the direction of Acia Gray and Deirdre Strand. Since moving to New York, Young has performed with a multitude of tap companies and shows and most recently with Michelle Dorrance's company, Dorrance Dance, in her critically acclaimed works Sound Space and The Blues Project. Young has been a master teacher for festivals world-wide, teaching tap and body percussion for The Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Soul to Sole, and New York's Tap City, among many others.
Tap Program Faculty | June 23-July 6, 2014