HIROSHI HAMANISHI

“Hiroshi Hamanishi resides in Los Angeles where he has established his career as tap dancer, choreographer, and instructor over the last decade. Hiroshi has toured nationally and internationally with the production of Caution: Men at Work, Tap.  He has had the pleasure of dancing with Alfred Desio, Rhapsody in Taps, Jazz Tap Ensemble, Dianne Walker, Arthur Duncan and Gregory Hines. Hiroshi currently dances with Tap Overload, Dance Spectrum, KIN Dance Company, and recently worked with the James Brown Band. The LA Times wrote “Hiroshi Hamanishi, high concept tap mode, with the foot quicker than the eye in an a capella rhythmic tour de force.” An active teacher, Hiroshi is on faculty at the Colburn School and El Camino College.” (from http://www.tapheritage.org/Hiroshi.htm)

His videos and works can be seen @ http://www.youtube.com/user/tapboy1234/