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Broadway Tap Dancer Thommie Retter Visits the GingerNewYork TV Show, New York City
Multi-Talented Producer and Dance Instructor Thommie Retter Brings his Tap Dancing Shoes to GNY to Demonstrate the Skills One Needs to Land a Role on Broadway. Friday May 2, 2014, MNN TV Studios, Time Warner Cable, Channel 34. 2pm EST.
Just finishing a 3 ½ year run on Broadway with, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, Thommie Retter had the thrill of performing in front of more than 1.5 million enthusiastic theatregoers. With the curtain closed, Thommie has been able to return to everything else he loves like sharing his love of dance and music. He is also treasuring this time in life watching his two beautiful daughters grow and blossom into fantastic young dancers and citizens. Thommie Retter has ongoing classes in NYC that are full of child celebrities from TV, film and stage. Thommie always has students in a variety of Broadway shows including; Matilda The Musical, Annie The Musical, Kinky Boots The Musical, The Assembled Parties, Newsies, Fly and the US touring company of Billy Elliot The Musical.
Thommie Retter is one of the producers of the coming-of-age feature film Contest “The Movie”. The film deals with the tough topic of teenaged bullying along with other issues associated with adolescence. Known for seeking out and attracting the best talent available, Thommie was very instrumental in the preproduction and casting of this timely and important film. http://thommieretter.com
Being a part of the creative team at MusicWorks Unlimited since it’s inception in 2003 has been a creative outlet for another passion of Thommie’s, song writing. With song placements in a variety of films, TV shows and radio spots, coupled with his positive outlook on life, Thommie has no problem finding the pulse of the youth of today, putting it into words and giving it that Mr. Thommie touch that has everybody excited about dance and ready to take on the world.
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Time Warner Cable Channel 34, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Channel 1.
About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick:
Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit.
Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager.
Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City.
Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program. Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
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Photo of Ms. Broderick Courtesy of Rasheem Morris