Rod Ferrone

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Rod Ferrone has received critical acclaim worldwide for his unique blend of tap dance, comedy, song and hat tricks. He was 1/2 of the critically acclaimed tap/comedy duo Hot Foot. His company Feet 2 the Beat has also received high praise from audiences and critics alike. He was featured in several groundbreaking tap shows including “Urban Tap” (Broadway), “Cool Heat Urban Beat” (world tour), and “Camut Band” (Europe). He is a veteran of the Reel to Real series at Lincoln Center, having performed in tributes to Jimmy Durante, James Cagney, Donald O’Connor and Ray Bolger. He has performed at the Kennedy Center in the Holiday Vaudeville Show, and at numerous festivals, including the Tap Extravaganza (NYC), Tap City (NYC), Panasonic and JVC Jazz Festivals (NYC), Moisture Festival (Seattle), and Lincoln Center Out-Of-Doors. He teaches master classes worldwide in both tap and the art of hat manipulation and has given lecture/demonstrations for the “Meet the Artist” program at Lincoln Center. He recently did a one-month residency at the Lexington School for the Deaf in NYC, teaching tap, hat tricks and vaudeville shtick and he performed his one-man show, “The Tap Cat in the Hat” at the Fort Salem Theater in Salem, NY. He is currently performing at the Box in New York City. on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zJzVDVaGag
 

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