Star Dixon

Dance Faculty

Star Dixon is an assistant director, choreographer, and original principal dancer of world renowned tap company, MADD Rhythms. She has taught and performed at the most distinguished tap festivals in the country including The L.A. Tap Fest, DC Tap Fest, Motorcity Tap Fest, Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Rhythm World, Jazz City in New Orleans, and MADD Rhythms own Chicago Tap Summit. Internationally, she's taught and performed in Poland, Japan, and Brazil several times. She's been featured in Dance Spirit Magazine twice
(Artist on the rise & Speed Demon), The Chicago Reader, & independent film "The Rise & Fall of Miss Thang" starring Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards. Outside of MADD Rhythms, she's performed as a guest with such companies as Michelle Dorrance's Dorrance Dance, Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies, Lane Alexander's Bam, and Jason Samuel Smith's ACGI. Star is currently on staff at numerous dance studios, schools, and a teen program to keep youth off the street called After School Matters. You can find her videos on YouTube under dance13star.