Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies” by Dance Spirit Magazine, Maud Arnold (Dancer – Choreographer – Producer) is a member of the female tap dance band, Syncopated Ladies. Teaching and performing in Brazil, Tokyo, Barcelona, Russia and all across the United States, Maud has quickly become a sought after teacher, judge and performer. Maud was also a former cover girl of Dance Spirit Magazine TAP issue.
Maud was recently seen performing onstage in sold-out concerts of Syncopated Ladies: Live in DC and NYC and appeared on Season 11 of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance with Syncopated Ladies as the Winner of the Dance Crew Battle. Maud can be seen in the 2014 Toyota Corolla “Style Never Goes Out of Style” National Commercial and has worked with Beyoncé on several commercials and music videos. Mentored and trained by Debbie Allen, Maud has taught at her dance academy in Los Angeles and her dance institute in Texas since the age of 19. Maud’s Television Credits Include: HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”, “Switched at Birth”, “Secret Talents of the Stars” as a featured dancer with Mya, on The Today Show and Fox 5. She has shared the stage with Debbie Allen, Jason Samuels Smith, Jared Grimes and Chloe Arnold.
Maud is the co-director and producer of the critically acclaimed, internationally recognized DC Tap Festival with her sister Chloe Arnold. They have been recognized by The US House of Representatives as arts preservers and ambassadors. Along with her sister Chloe, Maud is pioneering new experiences for dancers and artists worldwide with their tap festivals, I LOVE TAP clothing line, mentorship workshops and TAP dance instructional DVDs.
She is currently Co-Producing a documentary Tap World with Hollywood Executive Producer Dean Hargrove. Maud exudes her passion for tap dancing with her high energy, fun and action-packed dancing.