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About Tap Dancer Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards

A profile and fan site for professional tap dancer, tap instructor, and choreographer Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards.

NAME: Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards
DATE OF BIRTH: January 16, 1976
HUSBAND: Omar Edwards
PLACE OF BIRTH: Englewood, California, United States

Featured on the cover of the May 2011 edition of "Dance Magazine". Recieved a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performance in 2012 for her performance in the 2011 Broadway musical "After Midnight".

- Trained at Paul and Arlene Kennedy's dancing school in Los Angeles.
- Performed at age 8 with Cyd Glover at the 1984 Tip Tap Festival in Rome, Italy
- Brief appearance in the 1989 Gregory Hines film "Tap!" (as student of Savion Glover)
- Guest Teacher at ATDF in New York City
- Performed on Broadway in "Black and Blue" in 1989
- was a soloist with Lynn Dally's Los Angeles-based Jazz Tap Ensemble,
- 1999 performed in "Bring in da Noise, Bring in Da Funk"
- Added course at her Harlem Tap Studio: "Mastering Femininity in Tap (MFIT)
- Married Omar Edwards in 1998. They have 3 children.
- featured dancer in the 2011 Broadway musical After Midnight;
- Received a BESSIE Award for Outstanding Performance in 2012
- Choreographed for the "Cotton Club Girls" at NYC's Cotton Club

Profiles of Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards
- Performing Arts Database "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Bio
- Wikipedia "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Article
- ATDF Hoofer Award "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Bio
- Divine Rhythm Productions "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Profile
- LoPresti Dance Theater "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Faculty Bio
- Stockholm Tap Festival "Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards" Profile

Social Media Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards Sites
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Videos Featuring Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards
- Rise and Fall of Miss Thang: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edewards Dance
- 2017: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edewards, Diane Walker, Jason Samuels Smith
- 2013 Stockholm Tap Festival: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edewards
- 2006 Melbourne Tap Festival: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edewards



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