Many people have found new creative outlets to pass the time during COVID-19. Lizzi Gee, a choreographer and movement director from England, decided to use her downtime to teach her youngest son Rufus how to tap dance.
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Lizzi’s body of work is impressive, spanning theater, opera, film, and television. She also owns her own dance school, educating students as young as 3 in the many forms of movement. So it stands to reason that Rufus has the advantage of a great teacher… but his new skills are still super impressive!
In a video Lizzi shared on Twitter, she and her son perform a brief tap number that has us all bopping along with them. Rufus seems to be having a great time, and Lizzi’s face is the picture of parental pride as her little guy follows her choreography to a T. It’s hard not to cheer when he finishes the whole routine with no mistakes.
“I’m a proud mum,” Lizzi wrote. “We hope it makes you smile. Tap is joy in our eyes and has been our escapism.”
Watch the two of them tap up a storm in the video below, and don’t forget to share this story with your friends.
This is my younger son Rufus. He started to learn Tap dance with me only 9 months ago. He’s 8! Using lockdown to learn. I’m a proud mum. We hope it makes you smile. Tap is joy in our eyes and has been our escapism ðŸ¥° pic.twitter.com/5VaWmU4Ghj– lizzi gee (@LizziGee1) February 21, 2021
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