Sam Weber is an award winning artist who has gained global recognition in the world of tap dance. A protégé of tap master Stan Kahn in San Francisco, he was a principal dancer and choreographer with the Jazz Tap Ensemble, receiving accolades touring with the company from 1986 to 2009. He was the first tap dancer to receive New York's "Bessie" Award, and he has appeared at international tap festivals, beginning with the first Colorado Tap Festival in 1986. Weber has taught and performed with such legendary tap masters as Charles "Honi" Coles, Jimmy Slyde, Steve Condos, Buster Brown, Gregory Hines and the Nicholas Brothers. He has taught at University of California, Los Angeles, California State University, Fullerton, California State University, Los Angeles, and currently, San Francisco State University.
Tap Program Artist Faculty | June 23-July 6, 2014