Known as one of “Tap’s Leading Ladies” and cover girl
for Dance Spirit magazine’s Tap issue, Maud Arnold is a
member of the female tap band, the Syncopated Ladies,
widely known for viral videos that have accumulated
over 70 million views, the most successful being their
tribute to Prince and their cover of Beyoncé's Formation,
which Beyoncé shared on all of her social media and then
hired Syncopated Ladies to perform at her Ivy Park active
wear clothing line launch at TopShop, London. Maud also
performed live with the Syncopated Ladies on ABC's
Good Morning America, the Ellen Show with Pharrell
Williams and N.E.R.D. and sold-out concerts in Los Angeles,
Dubai, New York City, and Washington, DC, receiving rave
reviews in The New York Times and more.
Maud has quickly become a sought after teacher, judge and
performer worldwide. Mentored and trained by Debbie Allen,
Maud has taught at Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles.
Further to teaching in the USA, Maud has taught tap dancing
and Afro-Funk in Dubai, Brazil, Japan, Spain, Haiti, United
Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Croatia, Ukraine and Russia.
Maud’s Television Credits Include: Black Lady Sketch Show,
BET Experience: 106 and Park, The Late Late Show With
James Corden, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Switched at Birth,
Secret Talents of the Stars as a featured dancer with Mya,
The Today Show and Syncopated Ladies winning Season
11 of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance: Dance Crew Battle.
Maud can be seen in national commercials and print ads for
Toyota, GAP and CANTU and has worked with Beyoncé on
several commercials and music videos. Maud's choreography
has been featured on Good Morning America and she made her
directorial debut with Dola's Space Daughter series.
Maud is the co-director and producer of the critically
acclaimed DC Tap Festival pioneering new experiences for
dancers and artists worldwide. and with her sister Chloé
Arnold they were recognized by the US House of
Representatives as arts preservers and ambassadors.
Maud is also a female entrepreneur that holds a degree from
Columbia University. Further to teaching, she oversees
Chloe and Maud Productions and their many entities including
their clothing lines: I LOVE TAP and UniLove as well as their
tap dance workshops and after school programs.
Maud exudes her passion for tap dancing with her high energy,
fun and action-packed dancing.