Judy Ann Bassing
JUDY ANN BASSING...international Director, Choreographer, Master Teacher. Recipient of six Los Angles Drama-Logue awards and the San Diego Theatre Circle Critics award for outstanding choreography and directing. Judy is a member of the New York Stage Directors and Choreographers Union. Her New York teaching credits include, Broadway Dance Center, Jo Jo’s Dance Factory, Joffrey Ballet School, Steps, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, New York University, Lexington School for the Deaf, She has taught Master Classes for all the major dance organizations in the USA. Her choreography credits range from the opening ceremonies for the1999 World Ski Cup Championships to Musical Theatre, Concert Stage, and Cruise Ships.
Judy Choreographed “Singing in the Rain” and “Crazy for You” in Las Vegas. At the Lawrence Welk Theatre her directing and choreography credits include “ Nunsense”, “Funny Girl”, “Guys and Dolls”, “Man of La Mancha”, “Sugar”,”Peter Pan”, “Hello Dolly”, “Anything Goes”, “Cabaret”and “Sweet Charity” are just a few of the productions she worked on. At the Broward Performing Arts Center choreographed
“Me and My Girl. On staff of Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany , and Centre Professional de Dance in Poitiers, France. Judy has been a guest artist and conducted Master Classes in Austria, Czech Republic, Scotland, France, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Yugoslavia, Switzerland. University of Poitiers, University of Wisconsin, Stephens Collage, Oklahoma City University,Central Wisconsin School of Ballet. Conducting teachers training courses at the University of Buffalo, Dance Teachers Web Las Vegas, Dance Teachers Summit New York City. Judy is a certified IDO judge and has been the USA Judge for the World Dance Olympiad in Moscow Russia, the world championships in Portoroz, Slovenia, Hamlin, Germany and Orlando,Florida, invited by the French Minister of Culture to adjudicate the National Dance Examinations at the Conservatoire in Bordeaux, France. Ajudicated the Surrey Dance Festival in Vancouver, B.C., Mr and Miss Dance of America. She has produced Educational Video’s and C. D.’s for Dance Teachers to learn how to teach tap from beginner to advanced levels. You will find Judy’s former students in Musical Productions all over the world. Judy is currently teaching in the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Miami, One of her great teaching joys was teaching Deaf students to Tap Dance.