Annette Walker

Annette Walker

Tap dancer, Pianist, Actor, Consultant

Annette is one of the leading exponents of a new generation of tap dancers taking the stage with grace, style, and above all, rhythm.

She is a dynamic and multi-skilled performer and has appeared in a variety of shows, from theatre, circus and dance, to the concert stage, television and film. Annette is an alumni Trailblazer Fellow of Dance of the African Diaspora (One Dance UK), a freelance writer, researcher and consultant, and was the specialist in tap dance for the Royal Academy of Dance’s pilot project of Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing.

She teaches both music and dance and regularly leads the Renegade Stage, an improvisation workshop for tap dancers, at the bi-monthly London Tap Jam.

In 2019 she featured as a tap soloist in the BBC Proms Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music concert at the world famous Royal Albert Hall in London, UK.

Tap Dance Knowledges – Jess Murray and panel + Q&A


A panel exploring¬†the concepts of legacy, tradition, innovation and authenticity¬†within today’s global tap scene.¬† The Tap Dance Research Network UK (TDRN UK) brings together tap practitioners and academics to explore creative processes, performances and knowledges of tap dance. TDRN UK seeks to expand the existing body of literature and documentation of the art form and […]