Performed for Google, St. Louis Symphony, America's Got Talent. All dance styles and eras, loved by all ages. Breathtaking dancing, great costumes, very professional, nice people. Can include an easy fun dance lesson perfect for those who have never danced before.
A Tall Order stage, film, and TV credits include dancing with Grammy Award winning composer and conductor Victor Vanacore and the St. Louis Symphony in his "Swing, Swing, Swing" program, for which they performed ten original pieces and received a standing ovation. The 6'8” and 6' tall couple were principal swing dancers in the PBS swing documentary, "Big Band Magic" and in the movie “Swing” featuring Jaqueline Bisset and Jonathon Winters. Pianist composer Faranak's featured them as Latin dancers in her music video "Spanish Lover." NBC flew them to New York to perform as ballroom dancers with their comedy tango routine “The Chicken Tango”, which appeared on NBC's America's Got Talent, Season 8.
Todd and Suzie perform regularly for diverse audiences around the Bay Area and are known for their entertaining dance style, glamorous costumes, versatility, and innovative choreography. They have performed for audiences from Davis to Monterey and down the steps of San Francisco City Hall for audiences from 2 to 2,000. Corporate clients include Google, Kaiser, Intuit, Mercury, New Century Orchestra, ,St. Supery Winery, Robert Mondavi Winery. Local stage performances include the Masquers Theater, the Marin Theater Company, Pier 39 Theater and San Francisco Conservatory of Music. They also perform regularly for nonprofit fundraisers and private parties.
A Tall Order performs Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers style dances, as well as partner dances from a wide variety of time periods and Dancing with the Stars style dances. They have shows to entertain from 20's style flapper Charleston, 30's Lindy Hop, 40's Hollywood, 50's Rock n Roll or Elvis & Marilyn, 60's Hippy soldier romance, 70's Disco, to 80's Cyndi Lauper. They dance waltz, tango, foxtrot, quickstep, Viennese Waltz, chacha, rumba, samba, paso doble, jive, swing, Lindy Hop, jitterbug, rock and roll, disco, and country 2 step. They have a number of group routines with other couples and can put on shows Holiday theme shows are popular and their Christmas show has lovely Viennese Waltz, and fun cha cha with Santa. Popular with kids, their Witchcraft (with flying witch puppets) and their Frankenrumba are popular for Halloween. They love to dance in new directions and will choreograph and costume a dance for any theme.
They are the current United States Senior 1 Ten Dance Ballroom & Latin Champions representing the United States at the World Championships in Mallorca, Spain in 2010, Toronto, Canada in 2011, and Antwerp, Belgium in 2013.
For private parties, typically Todd and Suzie dance a 3-5 dance show with costume changes, teach a basic dance lesson appropriate for people who have never danced before, and then dance with guests to get them on the dance floor. In addition to great performers and teachers, Todd and Suzie are extremely nice and accessible people. Their entertainment style and lessons give guests permission to have fun, get out on the floor and dance. Clients have given feedback again and again that it was their show “got the party started”.
A Tall Order also offers shows with other ballroom couples and dance groups of other dance styles. They recently produced an international themed dance show for Google + at the San Francisco Design Center featuring 10 group pieces from Around the World with 35 dancers ranging from Ballet Folklorico to Bollywood.