A native of Grand Rapids, J.P. Krick spends some of his time in Los Angeles, where he teaches at Retter’s Academy of Dance under the direction of Darryl and Linda Retter. J.P. has traveled the United States with Dance Makers Inc., a national dance convention serving all ages and levels of dance. Specializing in tap, jazz~funk and hip-hop, his classes are always a crowd favorite leaving everyone energized and ready for more. He has also been commissioned to teach for the respected Dance Masters of America.
J.P.’s choreography has won countless awards, thus making him a hot commodity and sought-after teacher/choreographer. Samuel E. Wright selected him personally to perform selections from The Little Mermaid during a summer Broadway touring event. He was also part of a tap production called Caution Men At Work: Tap that toured in China.