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Sterling Harris

Sterling Harris (he/him), a Chicago native, fell in love with tap dance at the age of seven and hasn’t stopped dancing since. He began training under Lee Howard and Martin “Tre” Dumas at age 11 and began studying jazz trombone and improvisation at age 14. Since earning a B.A. in Neuroscience from Northwestern University, he has been devoted to pursuing his passion for tap dance. Sterling currently dances with Chicago Tap Theatre (Artistic Associate), MADD Rhythms, Dorrance Dance, and Music From The Sole. Recent credits include performances at Jacob’s Pillow, the Joyce Theater, the Kennedy Center, and the Auditorium Theater. Sterling is also an alumnus of the Tap Program at The School at Jacob’s Pillow and the recipient of the 2021 Lorna Strassler Award for Student Excellence.

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