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Fred Strickler's LEO TRIO

Grand Annex
Sunday, January 29, 2012
7:00 PM



The Leo Trio brings the excitement of tap percussion to the Annex stage.

Master tap artist, Fred Strickler is the founder of Jazz Tap Ensemble, Eyes Wide Open Dance Theatre and featured dancer with Bella Lewitzky Dance Co., Rhapsody in Taps and much more. Fred's work has been presented worldwide, and featured in the documentaries: "Gregory Hines' Tap Dance in America", and "Tapdancin".

Denise Donovan, is a certified instructor with the Royal Academy of Dance. She is the director of the Tap Ensemble at Riverside Community College where she recently was awarded "Adjunct Teacher of the Year." Denise is also a core member of the Taiko Center of Los Angeles.

Ray McNamara is Music Director for the Dep't of Dance at UC Riverside and the director of the Steel Band at Fullerton College. He has played for film, tv, and stage and collaborated with many L.A. based choreographers. Ray teaches music for dancers and his Rhythm and Body Music classes are in high demand.

The Leo Trio is a new force in dance and rhythm and pure fun for everyone.