Bob Audy has worked in every aspect of show business as director/choreographer for Broadway, television, movies and summer theaters across the country.
As director/choreographer Mr. Audy has worked on over 25 shows, including George M! with Joel Grey, The Unsinkable Molly Brown with Carol Lawrence, The Music Man with Peter Marshall and Edie Adams, No, No, Nanette with Vicki Lawrence, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Carol Baker, Anything Goes with Margaret Whiting and many others.
He has also worked with the St. Louis Municipal Opera, Kenley Players, North Shore Music Theater, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and many other regional theaters.
He was a strong influence on the Broadway Production of George M! and a consultant for the NBC production of the same show starring Joel Grey.
For over forty years Mr. Audy has been one of the foremost teachers of tap dance as well as jazz in New York City sending a great number of students on to professional jobs where the skills they learned from him gave them the goods they needed in the world of show business. As a teacher and coach he has worked with many stars, including Shirley MacLaine, John Travolta, Cybil Shepard, Joel Grey, Diane Keaton, Ben Vereen, Jerry Orbach, Madeline Kahn, Betty Buckley and a host of others.
Over the years Mr. Audy has shared his technique and choreography with virtually every major Dance Organization in the United States, and has also taught workshops in France and Finland.
In 2001 Mr. Audy was awarded the Dance Masters of America - President's Award, and his contribution to the tap world was honored by The American Tap Dance Foundation at Tap City 2003. In 2007 Bob was the proud recipient of the prestigious Flo-Bert Award in New York, which was presented at the annual Tap Extravaganza. He also was the first honorée of the New York Jazz Choreography Project in May 2009.
Twenty years ago Mr. Audy used his skills and began to teach people from outside the dance world. He set up a dance and fitness program for Interep National Radio Sales, Inc., The program flourished and he continued to be the director of it for twenty years.
Bob Audy currently teaches weekly classes of Tap and Jazz in New York City.
- "Bob Audy has that special gift that makes him a geat teacher and that makes you learn to do things you never thought you could."
- Joel Grey
- "Bob taught me everything I know about tap dancing. I love him."
- Shirley MacLaine
- "Bob Audy is one of the best tap-dance teachers around."
- Ann Miller