2016 poster tap week

 

 

Wayne Scott Kermond

Jesse Rasmussen

Richie Miller

Wayne Scott Kermond is fourth generation Australian Music Theatre royalty.

His first tap dancing role was in Gypsy at Her Majesty’s Theatre, at the age of four!

Wayne’s credits include :-

Mike  “I Can Do That” in the original Australian cast of  ‘A Chorus Line’

Cosmo Brown in the Australian cast of ‘Singing In The Rain’

Principal tap dancer for the roles of Lovelace and Memphis in the movie ‘Happy Feet ‘

Starred in 2011 Sammy Davis Jr bio ‘Candy Man’

Currently starring in ‘Hot Shoe Shuffle’

Wayne has won five Mo Awards, including Musical Theatre Performer of the Year 3 times.

 

 

 

 Jesse Rasmussen

About Jesse Rasmussen

 

Trained on the Gold Coast with Peta Norton and Robert Sturrock, Jesse has now a wide range of professional credits in live entertainment, commercial dance, corporate and within the film and television industry.
In 2009 Jesse was selected into the Top 20 finalists for Australia’s So You Think You Can Dance and has since returned as a choreographer for the show.
Jesse has toured Australia playing the role of “Tip” in David Atkins' "Hot Shoe Shuffle" and also worked in Peter Jackson's film "King Kong".
Jesse’s musical theatre credits include: "Oh What A Night", "Grease" and Wayne Scott Kermond's "Candy Man". Jesse was cast in George Miller's "Happy Feet" and recently finished working on "Happy Feet 2".
Jesse is also running two hip hop dance companies, "J-TOWN" and "FlowCity - The Australian Dance Convention" which has seen him work with Guy Sebastian, Natalie Bassingthwaite and Savion Glover. "FlowCity" is the largest Australian dance convention, bringing the best choreographers world wide to Australia.

Jesse choreographed and performed for Jessica Mauboy, travelling all over Australia and was a part of Channel 9s "Hey Hey It's Saturday" 2009 reunion show. Jesse and his brother Joel then toured as the support act with Beyonce on the Beyonce "I am..." World Tour
Jesse recently has been choreographing and performing for Stan Walker touring and performing across New Zealand and Australia.
Jesse performed on the West End with the 2010 cast of Tap Dogs and has recently finished performing at Jupiter's Casino with the 2012 show.

 

 

Richie Miller was born in Titusville, FL and moved to St. Charles, MO at the age of 6. On a bribe, Richie began his training at Performing Arts Centre with Debbie & Tracy Davenport & Anthony Russo where he became a tap sensation! Upon graduation, he immediately was hired by Tap Dogs and has toured with them since 2009, dancing the roles of The Kid and Funky.

Tap Dogs tours took Richie all over the USA, Mexico, London's West End (with Coyote Ugly's Adam Garcia), Italy, France, Bah Rain, Asia, Dubai, and to Australia many times! He is now residing in and currently working in Australia. Since Riche has been in Australia, he has appeared on Naomi Campbells "The Face", performed with the The Next Step, was featured in Commonwealth Banks’ “Tap & Pay” TVC. Richie is still currently with Tap Dogs, and performed at the 2015 NYE Lord Mayors Ball. He also works as a master teacher and guest choreographer, sharing his passion for rhythm to students of all age

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