meet maud!

tap dancer | choreographer | producer | community leader

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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.



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