Gregg Russell

TAP/ MUSICAL THEATRE

Gregg is an Emmy nominated choreographer and has worked with such stars as: Bette Midler, Gene Kelly, The Nicholas Brothers, Michael Jackson, Gregory Hines, and Kenny Ortega. He directed a commercial for Carvel Ice Cream, and has also performed with numerous music artists: Reba McEntire, Sugar Ray, The B-52‘s and Jason Mraz.

Gregg danced in a national Volkswagon commercial portraying Donald O’conner, and performed on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”. He also performed and choreographed on the TV shows “Mobbed”, “America’s Got Talent”, and “Live to Dance” hosted by Paula Abdul. He most recently performed at Madison Square Garden’s home opener for the New York Knicks, choreographed for the Industry Dance Awards in Los Angeles, and danced on the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards.

He currently is hosting/producing “Tap Into the Network” intensives, channeling 7 different cities throughout the U.S., directing his tap company Tap Sounds Underground into their 16th season, and choreographing for the Industry Dance Awards in Los Angeles.

"Gregg brings to tap an eclectic mix of style including hip-hop, jazz, and lyrical, with a traditional base, reminiscent of Gene Kelly and the Nicholas Brothers.  
It is a joy to watch him dance."

- Kenny Ortega
Emmy award winning director and choreographer
“I dare you to take class from Gregg Russell and not leave smiling!”
- Annie McQuitty
Dance Excellence
"Your performance was so sincere, simply spectacular
and the audience just loved you!"

- Anthony Savino
Director and Creator of Dance for Life Aids Benefit