Corey Hutchins is a Native of Manchester CT and has been tap dancing for 25 years. He has been on staff with ConnDta for the past 2 years. Hutchins began his studies at The Betty Jane Turner School of Dance (Manchester CT) andThe Artist Collective (Hartford CT). He has studied with Derick K. Grant , Lady Dianne Walker, The Late Harold "Stumpy" Cromer, and Clare O'Donnell (also from CT). He has work shopped with The late Gregory Hines, The Late Dr. Jimmy Slyde, Savion Glover , and many more. He has been seen on stage at numerous Tap City Performances (New York City Tap Festival) 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2013. In 2004 Corey started a 6 year run with "Riverdance the Show" where he performed on stages around the world which include Radio City Music Hall (NYC), Pantages Theatre (LA), Numerous Fox Theatres around the U.S., And the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin Ireland. In 2010 Mr. was invited to Perform at The White House for The First Lady Michelle Obama and other Celebrity guests. 2013 Corey Co-formed "Medusa" (A CT based live Jazz band). In February of this year Hutchins was casted as the soloist Tap dancer in The Apollo Theatre's Europe Tour of "James Brown- Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance." Recently Corey Hutchins Joined the Cast of "Soulwalk" an Original Tap Dance Show Performing In New Jersey earlier this year and at the New Jersey Tap Festival where he was apart of the teaching Faculty in August of this year. We are thrilled to have Corey as a instructor/choreographer with the ConnDta Competition Team.