He is the epitome of a living legend. Savion Glover is a famous actor, choreographer and tap dance master from Newark, NJ.
Saivon soon created his own style of tap dubbed as "free style hard core". This Tony Award-winning dancer even worked with greats like Sammy Davis Jr. & Gregory Hines.
His credits are numerous. In terms of choreography, Savion's credits include, "Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk" which chronicles events in African-American history. It debuted in 1996 and rightly won him a Tony for Best Choreographer. Some other credits include the following:
- He had recurring appearances on "Sesame Street"
- He co-starred in a Spike Lee Joint called "Bamboozled" about a modern-day minstrel show
- He also was the motion capture dancer for the main penguin protagonist, Mumble, in Disney's heartwarming film, "Happy Feet".