Sheldon Perry (Sidney)

Sheldon Perry :: Sidney

SHELDON PERRY (Performer) Sheldon began his tap career at the age of four and was the Sydney Tap Champion by the age of ten. Stage career highlights include member of the original Australian cast of 42nd Street; participation in Dein Perry’s All Tap Company project funded by the Australian Council; member of the original cast of Hot Shoe Shuffle, touring to London’s West End as Assistant Director and Choreographer, throughout Australia and Japan in the principal role, and as Dance Captain and Choreographer for the UK regional tour.   Sheldon also appeared alongside Dire Straights’ Mark Knopfler for the UK’s Leukemia Foundation at Grosvenor House, and performed with Stevie Wonder in the tribute Quincy Jones’ The First Fifty Years. Sheldon has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe as lead performer and dance director with the award-winning production Tap Dogs and has performed with the company at the 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony in Sydney.

Film and video highlights include a performance in the original award-winning video of Tap Dogs and a performance in the 2001 Mumbia film fare awards for Bootmen. Television credits include appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “MTV”, “The Midday Show”, “Hey Hey It’s Saturday”, “The Logie Awards”, “The Olivier Awards Ceremony” (West End) and “The Big Breakfast”(London).