Interview with John "Mr. Tap" Williams conducted by Sheila Sharpe. Interviews for 2020 Legends of Dance were conducted over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. John ‘Mr. Tap’ Williams, a professional tap dance educator and performer, has taught students ages 3 to 65+ for 30 years in Colorado. He has an Associate Arts Degree in Education/Speech and Drama from Trinidad State Junior College and BA of Fine Arts in Education/Musical Theater from Loretto Heights College. John has performed with Movement Free Dance Company, Colorado Ballet, and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. He performed the Morton Gould Tap Dance Concerto with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and was featured in the magazine In the Black as Denver’s own Mr. Tap Dance. John created the original Harlem Mix Tap Dance Style.