CLASSES TAUGHT: TAP & ADVANCED TAP
TRACY JORDAN has gained a wealth of experience working in the entertainment industry for thirty years in national and regional tours, circus, cruise ships, dinner theater, cabaret, night clubs, commercials, voice overs and industrial shows from coast to coast. He was featured in 42ND STREET with Tammy Grimes, SUGAR BABIES with Mickey Rooney and Juliet Prowse, in touring companies of JESUS CHRIST SUPER STAR and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with Herschel Bernardi, and with Donald O’Connor at the Las Vegas Hilton. Mr. Jordan has appeared in a number of Las Vegas shows including the lead role in the world famous FOLIES BERGERE, and emcee for numerous events at major hotels in Las Vegas.
As Executive Director of the DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards, Mr. Jordan is excited to put the spotlight on promising new talent in Dallas. As Director of Production and Operations for Dallas Summer Musicals, Mr. Jordan participated in development of touring shows for the largest non-profit arts group in the southwest and supervised management of the Music Hall at Fair Park and the Majestic Theater in Dallas and the Dallas Summer Musicals School of Musical Theater. For over two years, he served as Facility Manager and acting General Manager for the historic Majestic Theater while it has played host to widely varied corporate and entertainment events from Jay Leno to Condoleeza Rice.
Creative and choreography credits include FUNNY GIRL for Lyric Stage in Irving, TX , COLE for the Lyric Opera of Dallas, tap choreography for Mr. Donald O’Connor’s appearance at the Las Vegas Hilton, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN for the Super Summer Season at Spring Mountain Ranch in Las Vegas, UN BALLO EN MASCHERA for the Ft. Worth Opera and numerous industrial shows; contributing choreographer for Sitmar Cruises and Bill Moore Productions’ BROADWAY VARIETIES at the Flamingo Hilton, Laughlin. Mr. Jordan was a member of the producer’s development core group for CAESARS MAGICAL EMPIRE at Caesars Palace, a member of the “inaugural crew” of STAR TREK, THE EXPERIENCE at the Las Vegas Hilton and as a founding member and lead trainer, he was intimately involved with the implementation and operation of the SINGING GONDOLIER attraction at the Venetian Resort/Hotel in Las Vegas. He has also been involved in the opening of the Venetian Hotel, the Bellagio Hotel, and MGM Grand Adventures Theme Park in Las Vegas. Mr. Jordan has worked as a consultant for MGM/MIRAGE RESORTS, the Dance Council of North Texas and Leisure and Recreation Concepts, Inc., an international design and development firm for theme parks and themed attractions.
Tracy Jordan served as the Area Liaison for Actors Equity Association in Las Vegas and was intimately involved in the development of the Casino Contract; an important factor in the resurgence of book musicals in Las Vegas. He has been active in production and development aspects of live theatrical entertainment and themed attractions.
As Vice President of Marketing & Development for Gondola Adventures, Inc., of Newport Beach, CA, Mr. Jordan has been instrumental in creating the largest gondola operating company outside Venice, Italy, working with developers and government entities to develop gondola operations in locations across the country.
Mr. Jordan holds a B.A. in Human Relations and Business from Amberton University, an Associates degree from Mountain View College in Dallas and attended Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Arlington as an undergraduate in public relations. He has given master classes in dance and theater movement at the University of Texas at Austin, Southern Missouri State University, Southern Methodist University, and has served on the dance faculty of Mountain View College and Richland College in Dallas, Dance Educators of America, and Dance Interim in Michigan. Mr. Jordan also serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Dance Council of North Texas. His
students have also appeared in a number of major Broadway and Las Vegas shows and international tours.