DeWitt Fleming Jr is world renown tap dancer, singer, actor, and drummer. He has toured the world as a featured tap dancer with Riverdance, Cirque Du Soleil, danced with Grammy award wining artist Alicia Keys, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, and was featured on the HBO Emmy Award winning show Boardwalk Empire and NBC's America’s Got Talent.
DeWitt is from Washington DC, where he first began to develop his talents at
Duke Ellington School of the arts. After graduating Ellington, DeWitt attended
Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, and graduated with a BA in
Acting. He has been performing professionally ever since!
Some of his credits include:
Film and TV:
America's Got Talent (Tap Dancer)
After Midnight (Lead Performer, various roles)
Boardwalk Empire (Eldon Greene)
Smash (Featured Tap Dancer)
How to be Single (Josh's Friend)
Limitless (Subway Bongo player)
Don't Think Twice (Subway Bucket player)
Celebrity GhostStories (Tim the Construction Worker)
Miami New Drama's A Wonderful World (Stepin Fetchit, Professor Davis)
National Black Theater Festival's Jellys Last Jam (Jelly)
Alpine Theater Projects Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon Zealotes)
Signature Theater's Scottsboro Boys (Ozie/Ruby)
Signature Theater's Jelly's Last Jam (featured ensemble, U/s Jelly)
Alliance Theater’s Sophisticated Ladies(Lead)
Proctor's Theater Finnegan's Farewell (Tyrone)
Riverdance USA/Europe/Canada/China (Lead tapper/ Baritone Soloist), Cirque Du Soliel's Banana Shpeel USA/Canada (featured Ensemble).
Off- Bwy stage:
The Tap Dance Kid (Daddy Bates)
Midsummer Shakesperience (Oberon/MC)
Cirque Du Soleil’s Banana Shpeel(featured Ensemble)
Orphan Train (Conductor)
Pearl (Bill Bailey)
On Kentucky Ave (Jimmy Coles)
Dance Bojangles Dance(Bojangles)
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Steve and Barry's
City Center's Fall for Dance
The Spoleto Festival
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
Central Park Summer Stage
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Duke Ellington's Legends Concert: Bobbly Mcferrin
Aspen Jazz Festival
and various Tap Festivals.
A Wonderful World(Tap Choreo) Miami New Drama's
An evening with Phyllis Hyman Actors Temple
Jellys Last Jam(Tap Choreo) National Black Theater Festival
Boardwalk Empire(Tap Choreo) HBO Season 4
Scottsboro Boys(Assistant Choreo) Signature Theater
Jellys Last Jam(Assistant Choreo) Signature Theater
Aint Misbehavin(Assistant Choreo) Signature Theater
A Night of Song and Dance Metropolitan Room
DeWitt, an acclaimed tap dancer, has performed and taught throughout the
United States, and abroad. New York Times proclaims "he is a non stop source
of rhythmic variety and surprise….sparks seem to fly from those shoes!” DeWitt has danced as a soloist with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks, and with Grammy award winning artist such as Alicia Keys, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Marvin Hamlisch, Christian McBride, Bobby Sanabria, and Wycliffe Gordon, among others. In New York City he has taught at NYU, Pace University, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Harlem School of the Arts, Queens College, and various dance institutions. He has also taught at various festivals/workshops and institutions throughout the world including the renowned dance conservatory at Limerick College in Ireland.
DeWitt is also a Choreographer. His choreography currently can be seen on Boardwalk Empire season 4 (HBO), A Wonderful World with Miami New Drama, Jelly's Last Jam with the National Black Theater Fesrtival, and in the performance "A Night of Song and Dance with DeWitt Fleming Jr and Jared Grimes" which he also wrote. Other Choreography credits include: An Evening with Phyllis Hyman(Off Bway), Signature Theater's Jelly's Last Jam (Assistant Choreographer), Signature Theater's Scottsboro Boys (Assistant Choreographer), Signature Theater's Aint Misbehavin (Assistant Choreographer)NYU's Grad School Production of "1/13/94",The New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Harlem School of the Arts, and the New York City Centers Fall for Dance to name a few. Some noteable places his choreography has been seen are The Aspen Jazz festival, at Lincoln Center with JALC, NJPAC with The New Jersey Symphany Orchestra, at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and at the Spoleto festival in North Carolina.
DeWitt is a skillful Percussionist. He plays session work, live shows, and musical theater. He has played for numerous artists and shows such as Brandon Victor Dixon, Dorrance Dance, The Jared Grimes Feel, Jennie Harney, Chondra Profit, Angela Birchett, Daniel Watt's "The Jam", The Broadway Underground Remix house band, The B side band at URBO Times Square, Madafi Pierre, and Paline Anice. In New York City he has performed at the legendary Blue Note, BB Kings Times Square, Lincoln Center, Sounds of Brazil (SOBs), The Village Underground, and many others.
DeWitt also is a Host/MC for many events around New York City. He currently hosts the Gotham Jazz Wednesday night dance party every Wednesday at Somewhere Nowhere in NYC. He has MC'd in venues such as NYC Summerstage, Symphony Space, BB Kings Times
Square, and various pop up outdoor events throughout the city. He has worked
with companies such as Nike, LG, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Crown Royal, New Balance,Toyota, Volvo and many more.