Corrie Cooper

Corrie Cooper has a diverse background on both the performing and production sides of theatre. Originally from Kansas City, Corrie has appeared regionally in over 25 musicals from Annie to A Chorus Line. She has also traveled as far as Macau, China, producing and production managing corporate theatre, business meetings and special events for clients such as the Macau International Music Festival, MasterCard, Cox Communications, and the NY Yankee Foundation. Additionally, she has provided Creative Direction on custom event entertainment for clients including Google and United Way of America. Corrie has taught tap classes at Steps on Broadway, NYU’s School of Education dance program, several NJ-based dance schools and maintains a position on the dance faculty of CAP21 Studio, which provides training for both NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts musical theater training program as well as a growing professional-based musical theater training program. Corrie has also performed in an instructional tap video with Charles Goddertz and has worked with Derick K. Grant (of Broadway’s Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk) on several NY-based projects including a workshop of a new tap show, as a performer in a Tap City Festival at the Joyce Theater and in a local production of Anything Goes, which he choreographed. As a tap teacher, Corrie specializes in encouraging each student’s individual growth as both a dancer and as a musician. She combines strong rhythmic elements with style and poise, embracing and passing along a collection of styles, repertoire, and improvisational techniques to create a solid, well-rounded tap foundation.