Bill Hotaling began his dance training in New York City. Since then, he has performed on stages throughout the world, from Radio City Music Hall in NY to the World Design Expo in Japan.
He has appeared in music videos for groups such as Cameo and Sweet Obsession, and performed in many industrials for companies such as AT&T and IBM. You can see him in commercials for “Rascals” candy and “Miller Ultra” beer as well as in the film When Harry Met Sally. Teaching and Choreographing have become his main focus.
In New York City he has taught at three of the most successful dance studios: Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway and Central Park Dance Studio He has choreographed theatrical productions of Chicago, The Music Man, Fiddler on the Roof and Pippin.
He has traveled extensively, teaching workshops and master classes for the leading dance organizations (Manhattan Dance Project, Dance Masters of America, Dance Caravan…), colleges and universities (Disney American College, Columbia University…), and over 200 dance studios around the world.
He has taught at the Dancin’ Poznan Festival in Poland, Centre International de Danse Jazz in Paris, and the Dancing Time festival in Italy. Bill has taught master classes in Italy, France, Poland, Japan, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Austria, Romania, and Canada.
He is the founder of the Manhattan Dance Project, now in its 26th year!