Tap Dance | Master Class Artist

Christina Carminucci, born and raised in New Jersey, is a New York City based tap dancer. She trained with the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Youth Ensemble, while studying extensively under the mentorship of Derick K. Grant.  Carminucci is a Cum Laude graduate from Pace University in 2016 with a BBA in Arts and Entertainment Management and can be seen performing, choreographing, and teaching throughout NYC. A proud 2014 alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow Tap Program, she has appeared in works by many of today’s greats, including Dormeshia, Derick K. Grant, and Brenda Bufalino. Additionally, she has danced with notable companies including Michelle Dorrance’s Dorrance Dance and Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project. Over the past few years, Christina has performed throughout the NYC area in acclaimed venues, including The Joyce Theater, The Duke on 42nd Street, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New Victory Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and on reputable award show stages, including the New York City Capezio A.C.E Awards and the 2016 Bessie Awards. “Nucci” has worked internationally as an ensemble member of Christopher Erk’s Tap Factor performing two original shows on the #1 rated cruise ship in the world, MS Europa 2 of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Interested in creating her own work, Christina co-produced On That Note, a full-length evening of tap dance and a live jazz performance in New York City at Feinstein’s/54 Below in 2018, Teatro Sea in 2017, and Don’t Tell Mama cabaret club in 2016. Most recently, at the Mare Nostrum Elements 2019, as an emerging choreographer, she debuted her first original one-woman show, When the Smoke Clears, at the Triad Theater in NYC. Passionate about sharing her love and knowledge of the art form, she teaches regularly at Steps on Broadway in NYC and has been hosted by workshops all around the country and world.