Dean Barlow coaches numerous top film, television and theater actors in dance. Many of his students are currently active in commercials and various theatrical engagements. In addition to teaching classes and private lessons, he also coaches professional Broadway dancers working in shows such as 42nd Street, ThoroughlyModern Millie, Beauty and the Beast and The Producers.
Dean's credentials include:
**Emmy award for Best Choreography with Paula Abdul for American Music Awards
**Tap choreography for Paula Abdul's award winning videos: Straight Up, Forever Your Girl, Opposites Attract and It's Just the Way that You Love Me.
**Recreated Gene Kelly's choreography for Paula Abdul's diet coke commercial in 1992
**Academy Awards show tap choreography
**Choreography for Kate Linder of The Young and TheRestless, who received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008
**featured dance soloist at the Sahara Hotel, Desert Inn and other major nightclubs
**Dean Barlow Trio performed in Las Vegas and Lake Tahoe
** 2004 recipient of the Stanley Holden Award for Teacher of the Year
**performed in major roles in professional musical theater, singing , dancing and acting
**as a teenager, worked with such stars as Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, George Burns, Donald O'Connor, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, and many more