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Comedian/actor/ballroom dancer Lou Brockman has been entertaining all over the country for over 15 years. As a dancer, Lou was a member of the internationally acclaimed American Ballroom Theater, performing at such venues as The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., ABT’s 10th Anniversary run at The Joyce Theater in New York City, and representing ABT in numerous guest solo performances throughout Manhattan. Lou has also been a faculty member at New York University, teaching dance in NYU’s CAP21 Theater Program. The New York Times has proclaimed his style “slyly sophisticated,” and declared it a rare treat for the audience. Lou’s style is evident in every aspect of his work.
Over the past several years, Lou has choreographed for off-Broadway and independent film, and has written and produced two semi-autobiographical shows: Ballroom Dancin’ for Tough Guys, performed at the Duplex Cabaret Theater, NYC, in 1999; and Cool, performed at The Kraine Theater, NYC, in 2001. As a comedian, he has appeared at many of New York’s best comedy clubs, including the Boston Comedy Club, the Comedy Cellar, and The Improv.
Lou Brockman was a featured dancer in the films Mona Lisa Smile, The Stepford Wives and, along with his partner Heather Gehring, the Viennese Opera Ball, The Today Show, and "Instyle" Celebrity Weddings segment. Lou produces professional shows with his dance partner Heather Gehring. They were seen performing at Jacob's Pillow (2010)and at the Edinburgh Arts Festival in Scotland (2010, 2011).
Most recently, Lou was asked to teach and discuss Foxtrot and it's music as part of the three part PBS series “Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook”. The documentary premieres Friday, April 5 at 9pm for two hours which include Episode 1, “Show Tunes”, followed by Episode 2, “Let’s Dance”. Click here to see the PBS promo for the documentary.
Enjoy these performance videos of both casual and choreographed works by Lou and his partner, Heather:Demonstrating a wedding dance on NBC's Today Show