Feb 21, 2021



Nancy Chippendale from IDO United States of America will be conducting an IDO Lecture, a project led by the IDO Adjudication and Education Departments.

Nancy will be conducting a lecture on Tap Dance. Nancy Chippendale is the founder and owner of Nancy Chippendale's Dance Studios, located in North Andover, MA, USA, and is celebrating 42 years in business. She is also the founder of the Nancy Chippendale Dance Company, and the American Tap Company. She is also the Vice President of the IDO USA Federation (USDSCF) and has served as captain of the USA Tap Team at the World Tap Championships multiple times and is a World Champion Choreographer for more than 100+ World Champion Dancers. Nancy served as the United States judge at the International Dance Organization’s World Dance Championships in 2005, 2009 and 2010. She has judged the National German Tap Dance Championships and World Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Modern Championships in Germany and Poland. She has been the Chairwoman for the IDO's Tap Dance Department for seven years.

Nancy and her family also produce DANCE UNITED which is an international festival and show featuring dancers from over 15 countries. In addition to her international career, Nancy is a full-time instructor to students of all ages and abilities. She has trained thousands of dancers and her passion for dance and teaching has helped her grow her studio into one of the largest and most successful in the country. Her students have gone on to dance in college and pursue careers performing with top names in entertainment, appearing in music videos, films, television shows and traveling the world on cruise ships and as part of international dance tours. Her dancers have also had careers as choreographers, teachers, studio owners, actors, and models. She is grateful that several alumni are on faculty and have made a home for themselves at the studio. Nancy was recently named DANCE TEACHER OF THE YEAR from the Star Dance Alliance competing with thousands of dance teachers from across the United States.

Nancy’s lecture will be conducted virtually via Zoom on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at 2pm CET. The seminar is free of charge with enrollments to be done via the IDO website and your national member organization. The IDO hopes that as many of our members will take part!

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