• "Diary Of A Tap Dancer"

    In residence at Radcliffe as the 2019–2020 Frances B. Cashin Fellow, Casel is working on Diary of a Tap Dancer, a theatrical work positioning tap dance as its driving narrative force. This project aims to create a richer and more accurate picture of the art form by centering the voices of its too-often unnamed women practitioners within a broader historical context.

  • While I Have The Floor


    The inaugural tour of City Center On the Move immersed communities in world-class dance through a series of free interactive performances featuring Bronx-born choreographer, teacher, and tap artist Ayodele Casel. A frequent City Center collaborator (¡Adelante, Cuba!, Really Rosie, Fall for Dance) and a 2017 recipient of the “Hoofer Award.

  • Arturo O'Farrill and Ayodele Casel

    Ayodele Casel joins six-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O'Farrill for his artist-in-residence series with piano solos, duets and battles. Watch Arturo navigate the tricky waters of playing by himself and with musicians who are both friend and foe. February 2019

  • Ayodele Casel at 44 Charlton

    Tap dancing sensation Ayodele Casel joined host Julian Fleisher for his 44 Charlton show. Every first Friday of the month, bite into a hot slice of NYC at the world’s first and only variety show smashing together the gutsiest comedy, music, dance, theater, spoken word, and genre-bending performances on a single stage.

  • Ayodele Casel "My Favorite Things"

    Ayodele is joined by master pianist Frank Owens.

  • Ayodele Casel and Arturo O'Farrill

  • Listen...

    Choreography by Ayodele Casel Improvography by Ayodele Casel and Andre Imanishi Lincoln Center for Dancers Against Cancer, May 2018

  • PBS NYC-ARTS Profile: Ayodele Casel

    A profile of Ayodele Casel, one of today’s most dynamic tap dancers and a passionate advocate for her art form.

  • Adelante Cuba! Festival with Arturo O'Farrill

    Join jazz giant Arturo O’Farrill, tap artist Ayodele Casel, trumpet player Yasek Manzano Silva, and more, for a lively evening of music and conversation hosted by Susan Fales-Hill as part of her ongoing series in The Greene Space, Icons & Innovators.

  • Ayodele Casel #SpeakingInDance | The New York Times

    @ayolives, a #tapdancer of unquestionable radiance, brought out her portable board and set the sidewalk on fire near her home in the Bronx, performing a phrase that she once improvised in a performance.

  • Communication

    Ayodele speaks on artistic expression.

  • A little groove demo

  • Ayodele Casel | Dances and Speaks about Hurricane Maria fundraiser

    Premier 2017 Broadway Dance Center's carefully-curated evening of dance choreographed by BDC's renowned faculty and guest artists. Entire net proceeds from PREMIER will be donated to Unidos por Puerto Rico.


    Shut Up And Dance - Walk the Moon (Morgan James Cover) Ayodele Casel on Tap

  • The Text

    The Text- Inspired by the dance films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, this short dance film explores this process of capturing dance.

  • The Text- Behind the Scenes

    Join Ayodele Casel and Anthony Morigerato as they discuss the process and influences behind this short film!

  • Acid

    a Dance Scene by Martin and Facundo Lombard

  • Fly Me to the Moon

    choreographed by Ayodele Casel and Anthony Morigerato

  • Ayo does Single Ladies

  • Music

  • N.Y.O.T.s at The White House

  • Good Lovin' at Tap Kids

  • While I Have The Floor

    Ayodele Casel performs at "Broadway for Hillary" fundraiser at the St. James Theater in NYC on October 17, 2016.