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.
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.”
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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 🥰 pic.twitter.com/5VaWmU4Ghj— lizzi gee (@LizziGee1) February 21, 2021
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