Tom teaches Jazz, Tap, Musical Theater and Lyrical as well as Judges and Choreographs nationwide for Dance Makers Inc., Southern Association of Dance Masters, Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, Jazz On Tap Festival and Jazz On Tap on Tour. He began dancing at age 12/13 with Master Teacher Ray Hollingsworth and has worked with stars such as Debbie Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Rita Moreno, Marie Osmond, Ella Fitzgerald and Bob Hope. Tom has danced at Carowinds, Busch Gardens and Tokyo Disneyland theme parks. Tom taught in Japan for Shojiku Kageki Dan and Osaka Kageki Dan National Dance Companies and performed, choreographed and trained dancers for Crystal Cruises where he co-choreographed many lavish productions. Tom was commissioned in the summer of 2014 by CNADM for a jazz piece that would open their banquet show honoring legendary Anne Reinking. Dance Studio Life Magazine has featured Tom in May/June and September/October 2014 issues in two articles on Judging Dance as well as how dance has changed in the 30 plus years he has been in this business. He has taught for Buffa’s Dance Studio Ltd. In the Washington DC area since 1984 and full time since 1996. Tom takes pride in knowing that he is not just teaching dance steps, but giving valuable life lessons to all of his students.