The legendary tap dancer Omar Edwards will be offering a free tap class on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11am, as part of JCAL's School of the Arts programs. Omar Edwards is a gifted dancer, entertainer, and musician who has been in love with Tap since he was 12 years old. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Omar draws from 23 years of dance experience and formal training; including collaborations with masters like Henry Letang, Jimmy Slyde, and Marie Brooks. In 1994, he earned national acclaim when he and then Tap partner Daniel B. Wooten Jr. won 13 times including the grand prize on the famed T.V. show Star Search. From that time on, he has embarked on a Tap Dance career that spans the world of music, dance, television, theater, and film. Omar Edwards and the K 360 Club Band will also be appearing in JCAL's Headliner Series on Friday, April 12, 2019, on the main stage at JPAC.