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About Tap Dancer Arthur Duncan

A profile and fans ite for professional tap dancer Arthur Duncan. Arthur Duncan is most well-known as a regular performer on the Lawrence Welk Show Show between 1996 and 1982.
Arthur Duncan Portrait Photograph

NAME: Arthur Duncan
DATE OF BIRTH: September 25, 1933
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pasadena, California, United States
NUMBER OF SIBLINGS: 12
DANCE GROUP: "The Rug Cutters" (1940'S)
LAWRENCE WELK SHOW: 1996-1982

Videos of Arthur Duncan Dancing

Las Vegas Tap Festival Appearance by Arthur Duncan
DATE: May of 2018

Arthur Duncan's One Man Show
PRESENTED BY: Lenny Le Croix of the Lenny LeCroix Trio
VENUE: Monroe Forum Theater at the El Portal Theater
LOCATION: 5269 Lankersheim Blvd, North Hollywood CA
PERFORMANCE DATES:
- 2016 2016 April 1-3
- 2014 September 12-14, 2014

Henry Mancini and Nick Castle for helped him put together his first solo nightclub show.

Other Live Performances
- 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival
- Toured with Tommy Tune in "My One and Only"
- USO Tours With Bob Hope
- Carnegie Hall Concert
- Lincoln Center Concert

Television Appearances
- Lawrence Welk Show (1996-1982)
- Diagnosis Murder (starring Dick Van Dyke)
- Columbo (starring Peter Falk)
- Phil Donahue Show
- Betty White Show

Other Appearances
Film "Taps" (featured personality in the Gregory Hines film)
- McDonalds commercial tap dancer
- Reunion of the Champagne Music Makers (Cerritos)
- McCallum Theatre (Palm Desert)
- Crystal Serenity World Cruise

Honors Received by Arthur Duncan

2005 Living Treasure in American Dance Award from Oklahoma City University.

2006 Lifetime Achievement Tribute
In 2006, Duncan was honored at the 15th Annual St. Louis Tap Festival for his lifetime contribution to the art of tap dance.

2008 Doctor of Performing Arts
Arthur Duncan was presented with an honorary Doctor of Performing Arts in American Dance degree from Oklahoma City University in 2008.

2011: Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters

Resources

Arthur Duncan Fan Club

Arthur Duncan on the Lawrence Welk Show

Wikipedia "Arthur Duncan" Article

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