DeWitt Fleming Jr is actor, dancer, singer, and drummer extraordinaire!

 

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: 

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)

Regional: 

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)

Tours:

Riverdance USA/Europe/Canada/China (Lead tapper/ Baritone Soloist), Cirque Du Soliel's Banana Shpeel USA/Canada (featured Ensemble).

 

Off- Bwy stage:

Cotton Club Parade (Lead),

Cirque Du Soleil’s Banana Shpeel(featured Ensemble)

Orphan Train (Conductor)

Pearl (Bill Bailey)

On Kentucky Ave (Jimmy Coles)

Dutchman(Clay)

Dance Bojangles Dance(Bojangles)

Richard III(Grey)

Finnegan’s Farewell(Tyrone).

 

 

 

 

Commercials:

Amazon Kindle Testimonial

Banana Shpeel

Steve and Barry's

Alpha Wireless.

 

Dance:

City Center's Fall for Dance

The Spoleto Festival

Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Central Park Summer Stage

Princeton Orchestra 

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Duke Ellington's Legends Concert: Bobbly Mcferrin

Aspen Jazz Festival

and various Tap Festivals. 

Choreography:

An evening with Phyllis Hyman                Actors Temple

Boardwalk Empire(Associate 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 artist such as Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Marvin Hamlisch, Christian McBride, Bobby Sanabria, and Wycliffe Gordon, among others. In New York City he has taught at 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), and in the performance "A Night of Song and Dance with DeWitt Fleming Jr and Jared Grimes" which he also wrote. DeWitt has choreographed forAn 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, 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 has also been Host/MC for many events around New York. He Hosted/

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, and many more.

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