Bettye Morrow

BETTYE MORROW began performing at nine years of age in USO shows and continued with extensive performing credits on Broadway, at Radio City Music Hall, in film and New York City night clubs. Bettye has worked with noted choreographers Hanya Holm, Eugene Loring, and Robert Alton to name a few. She has worked with film great Gene Kelly and has danced and performed with Sammy Davis, Jr. before becoming a protege of "Bubba" Gains, famed Copacetics member. Other performing credits include engagements at the Barabican, England's Lincoln Center, in London. Plus, Bettye has sustained an iternational career as a choreographer with works seen in the US, England, and Japan. Most recently Bettye was honored in a tribute to her presented by noted tap club Swing 46, NYC. She was also the first tap dancer since 1938 to be featured at Mana Leone's in Broadway Nights, an honor previously held by "Bubba" Gaines. Bettye was on the faculty Broadway Dance Center in Manhattan for over 25 years as well as New Dance Group. She continues to reside in New York City handing down the trade of tap through her weekly classes.

Hailed as the father of Off-Broadway, Theodore Mann, who serves on the GTT Board of Artistic Advisors pens memoir of his theatrical journey. . .

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