tap dancer | choreographer | producer | podcast host | community leader
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
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.