FREE In-Person Dance Workshop With Choreographer Sue Samuels Of Jazz Roots Dance Company

FREE In-Person Dance Workshop with Choreographer Sue Samuels of Jazz Roots Dance Company

September 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers Street
New York
NY 10007
FREE In-Person Dance Workshop with Choreographer Sue Samuels of Jazz Roots Dance Company @ Tribeca Performing Arts Center | New York | New York | United States
An introduction to the dynamic and classic jazz style of Jojo Smith.
Jazz barre exercises
Jazz dance isolations
Short Choreography Combo

20 spots available.  If interested, please email [email protected]

Jojo Smith, the veteran Broadway dancer who helped define disco in Hollywood films as one of the go-to contemporary choreographers and coaches of the 1970s disco era, working with John Travolta on Saturday Night Fever.  He went on to work with such stars as Barbra Streisand, Debbie Allen, and more. Jo Jo also served as founder of JoJo’s Dance Factory, which continues its legacy to this day.

Sue Samuels is a teacher, choreographer, and performer that has established herself as one of the staples of the performing arts community of today. Named as a legendary NYC Dance Teacher by Backstage Magazine, and with over 35 years of experience, her expertise is often sought after for mentoring and coaching purposes by professionals and aspiring artists from around the world. Her students have included numerous stage, film, and tv stars including Melba Moore, Brooke Shields, and Irene Cara.

Performance and choreographic credits include lead dancer and assistant choreographer in such shows as Got Tu Go Disco at the Minskoff Theater on Broadway, The Johnny Hallyday Show in Paris, The Brazil Export Show in Rio de Janeiro to name a few. Televised credits include All My ChildrenJerry Lewis TelethonContemporary Women, the Arthritis Telethon with Melba MooreZoom, and numerous commercials and industrials for Dr. Pepper, 7 Up, Wheat Thins, Head & Shoulders, Adidas, Glaxo, Members Only among others.

Covid Policy:
Masks are optional.  If you are feeling any COVID-related or flu-like symptoms on the day of the show, please stay home or seek medical attention, and be safe. 


Jazz Roots Dance Company’s residency (Sue Samuels – choreographer) at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center is part of the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), which receives major support from The Mertz Gilmore Foundation and Howard Gilman Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Jerome Robbins Foundation, SHS Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance, and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. CDI is part of Dance/NYC’s New York City Dance Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. CDI is spearheaded by The Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.