Luke Hickey — Tap Dancer
Luke Hickey is a NYC based tap dance artist, choreographer, and actor hailing from Chapel Hill, NC, named by Dance Magazine among “25 To Watch” in 2020. Under the tutelage of his lifelong mentor, JUBA Award recipient Gene Medler, Hickey is an alumna of the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble. Luke is currently a company member of MacArthur Fellow, Michelle Dorrance’s acclaimed company, Dorrance Dance. Hickey made his choreographic and directorial debut with his work “A Little Old, A Little New” at Birdland Jazz Club. Since then, his work has been presented by Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Joyce Theater x Chelsea Factory, American Dance Festival, Battery Dance Festival and the Little Island Music and Dance Festival. Stage credits: Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Guggenheim Museum’s Rotunda, Oslo Jazz Festival, Joyce Theater, Green Music Center and New York City Center.