Mike Wittmers MW+

Mike Wittmers MW+

Mike Wittmers is originally from Cupertino, California, and has been dancing for 42 years. He is the owner and Artistic Director of Adaptive Force Performing Arts in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mike is a former cast member of Tap Dogs, where he played the role of THE RAT. Some of Mike’s other professional musical theater credits range from “A Chorus Line” to “Crazy for You.Mike has been a tap teacher in Los Angeles and on staff at EDGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Millennium Dance Complex, and Debbie Reynold’s Studio, as well as taught at the world-renown Broadway Dance Center in New York. Industrial and commercial credits include SONY, ABSOLUT VODKA, COMPAQ, TOSHIBA, KIRIN BEER, TOSTITOS FIESTA BOWL, CASINO ARIZONA, SONIC, GoDaddy.com, and various print-work. Mike’s choreography has been seen everywhere, from conventions across North America and Disneyland theme parks to dance competitions in Australia. Mike also choreographed “Snap Story” and “Too Sophisticated” videos for up-and-coming pop/rock artist JoAnna Michelle. Aside from dance, Mike enjoys playing hockey, guitar, and the drums. Television and film credits include The Tonight Show, “Maneater” on the Lifetime Network, The Jerry Lewis Telethon, and the widely acclaimed short films, Tap Heat and Generation: LOST. Mike’s production company, Double Bass Productions, has released two instructional tap DVDs entitled “The World Is My Drum Vols. 1 & 2” and produced its full theater debut of the rock and blues tap show, “Scuff’d Up!”

Mike has taught at conventions for Tremaine, Co. Dance, Dance League, Hollywood Dance Jamz, Dance Masters of America, The Teacher Workshop at The Pulse, Rhee Gold’s Dance Life Teacher Conference, Dance League, One Rhythm, and Triple Threat Dance Convention. He has also been a judge for many dance competitions, including Dance Masters of America, V.I.P., Encore, StarQuest, and Thunderstruck, to name a few.

Tripletized Time Step New
Tripletized Time Step by Mike Wittmers is an intermediate-advanced tap combo/drill. Mike takes the basic double timestep and tripletizes it...
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Tripletized Paradiddle New
Tripletized Paradiddle by Mike Wittmers is an intermediate-advanced tap combo/drill that takes the basic paradiddle and adds a triplet rhythm...
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Tripletized Lindy New
If you're looking to elevate your tap dance skills, you might want to check out Tripletized Lindy by Mike Witmers....
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Shuffle Hop Step Step Step Combo New
Shuffle Hop Step Step Step Combo by Mike Wittmers is a tap combo/drill that includes a touch of syncopation. In this...
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Quick Riff Footwork Pattern by Mike Wittmers is a quick Intermediate footwork pattern that can be made more advanced by...
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Shuffles in Three Places Exercise by Mike Wittmers is an exercise with two different timings/feels, using shuffles in three different...
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Intermediate Shuffle Ball Change Progression by Mike Wittmers is an intermediate-level progression as an across-the-floor exercise. This combo is based on...
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Closed 3rd Footwork Pattern by Mike Wittmers is an intermediate-advanced footwork pattern for your rhythm, musicality, and clarity. This tap...
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