Anthony Morigerato is a tap dancer, producer, director, content creator, writer, and Emmy nominated choreographer. Anthony is the executive producer and artistic director for AM Dance Productions which has produced live theatrical performances and film in NYC since 2006. AM Dance Productions short films include The Text (2015), The Subtext (2018), When Snow Falls (2020), and Green Riot (2020). AM Dance Productions live theatrical shows include AM Dance Project (2006-2008), Matt and Anthony (2009), and flood (in the dark corner) (2017). In 2019, Anthony was the creator and current content curator of CODA, Break The Floor’s online dance competition scoring system that provides dancers with genre specific score sheets, homework video content to improve their performance, and data analytics. In 2014, Anthony founded and is currently the co-director, and content creator of Operation: Tap, an online forum that is dedicated to immersing tap dancing into the public’s consciousness. Anthony has worked as a tap dance teacher, performer, and adjudicator for NUVO Dance Convention from 2010-2020 having worked over 300 tour dates and adjudicating over 75,000 dance routines. As a performer Anthony was a soloist and member of Michael Minery’s Tapaholics (2002-2012), a soloist and associate choreographer for Stacey Tookey’s Still Motion, and a soloist for various tap dance festivals, benefits, industrials, seminars, and performances since 1999. He has appeared as a choreographer and or a performer on television shows including The Tony Danza Show (2005), America’s Got Talent (2009), The Arsenio Hall Show (2013), So You Think You Can Dance (2013-2018- Emmy Nomination 2016). Anthony holds the world record for “most tap sounds in one minute” having made 1,163 sounds. Anthony is an accomplished dancer in all disciplines having trained at Marymount Manhattan College where he performed the works of Robert Battle, Elizabeth Higgins, Jiri Kylian, David Parsons, Katie Langan and William Soleu. Anthony currently serves as an adjunct professor at Marymount Manhattan College. He has recently done choreographic residencies at Marymount Manhattan College (2014, 2016, and 2019), Pace University (2019), and is an artist in residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation (2020). Anthony is currently the co-artistic director for American Tap Festival and continues to travel as a teacher and choreographer for dance organizations, festivals, competitions, theater schools, and dance studios all over the world.
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