for Tough Guys (New York
BALLROOM DANCING FOR TOUGH GUYS is one
of the most compelling, hilarious, dynamic duos on the dancing
circuit. Featuring the stunning Heather Gehring and the
extraordinary Lou Brock - the one and only National Dirty Dancing
Champion (just ask Oprah). Their show will knock you off your
feet or shall we say compel you to strut your stuff in the
Lou Brock, native of Chicago, is a ballroom dancer/choreographer
and coach as well as comedian and writer/producer. His many
performing credits include dancing in films (Mona Lisa Smile, The
Stepford Wives, Enchanted), numerous television appearances
including The Oprah Winfrey Show, the original Star Search, Dance
Fever, and Dirty Dancing the TV series. Recently Lou was
professional partner to first place mom Patty Brooke in Dancing
w/The Stars spin off, Dancing w/The Mom's on Good Morning America.
He has produced several unique comedy dance shows in Manhattan
including Ballroom Dancing For Tough Guys, Cool, and The Manhattan
Hour Variety ShowLou continues to perform around the world with
his partner Heather Gehring, performing together most recently and
notably on NBC's Today Show and at Jacob's Pillow.
Heather Gehring may have grown up on the family farm in Vermont,
but she was born to dance. She began her training in dance at an
early age with the School of the Boston Ballet and the School of
American Ballet. Soon after graduating high school from Walnut
Hill School for the Arts, Heather began performing with the
Hartford Ballet Company. . Heather is the founder and director of
her own contemporary dance company, Gehring Dancetheatre and
currently works out of the Garden State Ballet and Dance Manhattan
as well as doing professional shows with her dance partner Lou
Brock. Heather and Lou just released their first teaching DVD
"Ballroom Dancing For Tough Guys"
Ballroom Dancing for Tough Guys performed at the Edinburgh Fringe
Festival with Booking Dance Festival Edinburgh 2010.
"Slyly sophisticated." The
New York Times
"I almost friggin' cried." A
A delightful array of impressive ballroom, tango, and social
dancing with a little comedy thrown in comprise an evening of
intrigue and entertainment for all age groups.
The famous Ballroom Dancing for Tough
Guys approach to getting everyone to connect with their inner
dancer. Designed to teach the guy who's so tough he can handle
anything except learning how to dance.
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