Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE at the Embassy Theatre in March
Fort Wayne, Ind. (January 11, 2023) – The Embassy Theatre is excited to bring Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE to the Embassy Theatre on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Two master classes will be held on March 7 at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. These events are co-presented by the Embassy Theatre and the Fort Wayne Dance Collective.
Founded by Emmy-nominated choreographer, Chloé Arnold, Syncopated Ladies is the most-viewed female tap dance band in history. Known for their viral self-produced content, they were recognized by Beyoncé, who not only shared their work saying “They killed it,” she then transformed the homepage of beyonce.com to feature Syncopated Ladies.
Beyoncé’s support catapulted them onto a global platform, and since then, Syncopated Ladies’ trajectory has skyrocketed, amassing over 100 million views online. They also received praise from Whoopi Goldberg on The View, Janet Jackson, Ciara, Lupita Nyong’o, as well as many other celebrities and news outlets. Live performance credits include Good Morning America, So You Think You Can Dance, Global Citizen Week, New York Fashion Week, Essence Fest, Imagine Justice (featuring Common, J. Cole, and Andra Day), Glamour Women of the Year Awards, Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative at the US Open, JP Morgan Chase Women on the Move at Radio City Musical Hall, CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund, Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center, Democratic National Convention and more.
Emmy-nominated choreographer and founder of Syncopated Ladies, Chloé Arnold (co-executive producer, director, choreographer and dancer) was discovered at a young age in Washington, DC by Debbie Allen. Chloé’s choreography has been featured on numerous hit TV shows including over 50 episodes of The Late Late Show with James Corden. Her work can also be seen on So You Think You Can Dance, Good Morning America, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Talk, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Hello, Jack! and John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s A Legendary Christmas. Chloé choreographed the 2022 Apple TV+ musical film Spirited starring Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds and Octavia Spencer.
Chloé was named one of LeBron James’ “The Strongest,” a campaign featured in Essence, was on The Root 100 List, and was featured in Shonda Rhimes and Microsoft’s “Language of Leadership” panel discussion.
Chloé is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist who holds a degree in film from Columbia University. She and her sister Maud produced the award-winning documentary Tap World and are the co-directors of the critically acclaimed DC Tap Festival. They have been recognized by Columbia University as Rising Stars, by the US House of Representatives as arts preservers and ambassadors and won Washington, DC’s 33rd Annual Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in Performing Arts.
Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies” by Dance Spirit magazine, Maud Arnold (co-executive producer, writer, dancer) is a sought-after teacher, judge and performer worldwide. Mentored and trained by Debbie Allen, some of her credits include: Good Morning America, The Ellen DeGeneres
Show, The Late Late Show With James Corden, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Kelly Clarkson Show, So You Think You Can Dance, A Black Lady Sketch Show, Boardwalk Empire, Switched at Birth and Secret Talents of the Stars as a featured dancer with Mya. Maud has also been seen in national commercials and print ads for Toyota, GAP, and Cantu Beauty and has worked with Beyoncé on several commercials and music videos.
As a choreographer, some of Maud’s credits include The Late Late Show with James Corden, Good Morning America, American Horror Story, The Get Down, a VISA campaign, as well as co-choreographed commercials for Macy’s and Aldo with her sister Chloé. She was the associate choreographer on the feature film Breaking Brooklyn and made her directorial debut on Condola “Dola” Rashad’s Space Daughter series.
Maud is also a female entrepreneur who holds a degree from Columbia University in film. She was a producer of the award-winning documentary Tap World, and with her sister Chloé, she founded the DC Tap Festival and Chloe & Maud Productions and Foundation, pioneering new experiences for dancers and artists worldwide. Maud is the podcast host of The MAUDCAST. She can also be seen in the Apple TV+ musical film Spirited.
Through the Chloé and Maud Foundation, they give back to the community by creating equal opportunity access to dance programming and education for underserved communities. During the pandemic, they offered free classes to over 25,000 students worldwide online, and continued their after-school programs in South Central LA and in neighborhoods in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.
The presenting organizations invite dancers to get their bodies moving and feet tapping with some of the best tap dancers in the world. Known for their high-energy, action-packed dancing, attendees of the master classes will join Syncopated Ladies for a fun, exciting and empowering workshop. Learn technique, improvisation and choreography. Master classes are for students of all abilities, ages 10 and up.
Tuesday, March 7
6:00 – 7:15 p.m. – Beginning level; no dance experience required. Tap shoes are optional; sneakers recommended.
7:30 – 8:45 p.m. – Intermediate/advanced level; 2+ years of dance experience. Tap shoes recommended.
March 7 master class ticketing link: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/05005D6803C1721C
MASTER CLASS TICKETS are $25 (plus applicable fees) and PERFORMANCE TICKETS are $35 adult and $25 student/veterans (plus applicable fees) and can be purchased at fwembassytheatre.org, ticketmaster.com or at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy (260.424.5665) at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To purchase the master class and performance package, patrons must visit or call the box office at (260) 424-5665. Package cost is $45 plus applicable fees.
Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE performance ticketing link: https://www.ticketmaster.com/chloe-arnolds-syncopated-ladies-fort-wayne-indiana-03-08-2023/event/05005D65C9334C0D
Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies LIVE is presented by Fort Wayne Dance Collective and the Embassy Theatre and sponsored by In10sity Dance.
Activities at the Embassy are made possible in part by Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne and the Indiana Arts Commission.