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Bob Rizzo

Bob Rizzo

Bob Rizzo teaches dance for the undergraduate program at New York University and at STEPS on Broadway. He has choreographed for the New York Stage, National Tours, Stock, Dinner Theater, Commercials, Industrials and Television. In addition, he teaches professional dance classes throughout the United States and Europe.

Bob Rizzo's Riz-Biz Productions has become synonymous with New York dance. Whether day or night, New York is always buzzing with activity, from Times Square to the Village and from Brooklyn to the Bronx. So, what holds this town together? What keeps it rushing on? Dynamic individuals like Bob Rizzo, who knows what they want and what New York has to offer.

So who is Bob Rizzo and what did he want? Quite frankly, to create the best instructional dance videos around. With a long-standing career as an international dancer, choreographer and teacher, Rizzo got up every morning and put on his dance shoes. He traveled around the city and he traveled around the country. He traveled to Western Europe and as far East as Japan. And everywhere Bob went, the message was the same, the world longed to learn the latest styles and steps coming out of New York. So in 1989, Rizzo accepted the challenge, and founded Riz-Biz Productions. Now, nearly eighteen years later, Rizzo has succeeded in becoming one of the leading producers of instructional dance videos in the country.

With a catalog boasting over 75 titles, Bob's videos are a favorite in dance studios and schools across the nation. An estimated 25,000 teachers now use Bob's videos in their classrooms and feature his original choreography in their workshops and recitals. So, what makes Riz-Biz videos so great? Is it their hot new styles or their exciting steps? Is it their easy to follow instruction or their show stopping flair ? Fortunately, you don't have to choose. Whether Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop or Swing, Rizzo's videos are as dynamic and entertaining from the first minute to the last. And then there are the teachers ! Rizzo is the only one in the world to employ top New York and Los Angeles dancers and choreographers on all his videotapes. That's right, Today’s Top Teachers teaching you the latest in choreography and technique.

With instruction shown from both front and rear view, the videos are fun, clear, and easy to follow. On each tape, simple warm-ups give way to more challenging routines, allowing all levels of dancers to move across the floor. It's about time that a single producer has catered to everyone's needs, from beginner dancer to the Broadway star.




CD & DVD Titles by Bob Rizzo

Order # Title Producer
Teacher Format
BR02D
Jazz Class with the Riz Biz Kidz
Bob Rizzo
N/A
DVD
BR100D
Tap Dance X-Perience
Bob Rizzo
Mark Goodman
DVD
BR101D Tap Dance X-Perience 2
Bob Rizzo
Mark Goodman
DVD
BR107C Music Jam Vol.1 Bob Rizzo
N/A
CD
BR108C Music Jam Vol. 2
Bob Rizzo
N/A
CD
BR109C Funky Dance Music
Bob Rizzo
N/A
CD
BR110C Tap & Groove
Bob Rizzo N/A CD
BR111C Novelty Dance Tunes
Bob Rizzo N/A CD
BR116C Phat & Phunky
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR117C Tap Jamz
Bob Rizzo Mark Santoro
CD
BR120C Jazz Beats
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR121C Kool Kids
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR122C Happy Hip Hop
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR123C Tap Actions
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR127C Music Jam Vol. 3
Bob Rizzo N/A
CD
BR129C The Tap CD
Bob Rizzo
Germaine Salsberg, arranger
CD
BR12D Jazz-A-Matazz
Bob Rizzo
N/A
DVD
BR130C Tap Tunes
Bob Rizzo
Germaine Salsberg, arranger CD
BR13D Jazzin' Across the Floor
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR14D Tappin' Across the Floor
Bob Rizzo Jimmy Kichler
DVD
BR15D Dance New York - Jazz
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR16D Dance New York - Lyrical
Bob Rizzo Ray Leeper
DVD
BR17D Dance New York - Tap
Bob Rizzo Alan Onickel
CD & DVD
BR20C Original Music for Tap
Charles Kelley
Joe Cross
CD
BR22D Simply Funk
Bob Rizzo
Suzanne DiNunzio
DVD
BR23D Dance Tricks
Bob Rizzo Kelley/Cross
DVD
BR24D Funky Rhythm Tap
Bob Rizzo Sharon Heller
DVD
BR30D 50 Turns & Jumps
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR31D Simply Ballet
Bob Rizzo Michelle Benash
DVD
BR33D Simply Tap
Bob Rizzo Germaine Salsberg
DVD
BR36D Broadway Rhythm Tap
Bob Rizzo Germaine Salsberg DVD
BR37D Urban Funk
Bob Rizzo Suzanne DiNunzio DVD
BR38D
Hoofin' with Mike Minery
Bob Rizzo
Mike Minery
DVD
BR39D
To the Pointe
Bob Rizzo Michelle Benash DVD
BR40D
My First Pointe Shoes
Bob Rizzo Michelle Benash DVD
BR41D
Musical Theatre Dance
Bob Rizzo Christopher Gattelli
DVD
BR42D
Techno Pop
Bob Rizzo Tim Richard
DVD
BR43D
Lyrical Jazz
Bob Rizzo
Rhonda Miller
DVD
BR44D
Percussive Tap
Bob Rizzo Mike Minery DVD
BR45D
Tap Blast
Bob Rizzo
Mike Minery DVD
BR46D
Ballet with Style
Bob Rizzo
Kathryn Sullivan
DVD
BR47D
Jazz It Up
Bob Rizzo Rhonda Miller DVD
BR48D
Hip Hop Fuzion
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell
DVD
BR49D
Tap Remixed
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell DVD
BR50D
Phunky Jazz
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR51D
Ultimate Hip Hop
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell DVD
BR52D
Total Tap
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell DVD
BR53D
Budding Ballerinas
Bob Rizzo Mary Carpenter
DVD
BR54D
Let's Hip Hop
Bob Rizzo Seth Stewart
DVD
BR55D
Full Metal Tap
Bob Rizzo Keith Clifton
CD & DVD
BR56D
All That Dance
Bob Rizzo Keith Clifton CD & DVD
BR58D
Strictly Jazz
Bob Rizzo Rhonda Miller DVD
BR59D
Tights to Tutus
Bob Rizzo Mary Carpenter DVD
BR60D
Kidz Hip Hop Jam
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell DVD
BR61D
Hi-NRG Tap
Bob Rizzo Gregg Russell CD & DVD
BR62D
Tap Dance Classics
Bob Rizzo Charles Kelley
DVD
BR63D
Jazz X 3
Bob Rizzo Rhonda Miller DVD
BR64D
Hip Hop to the Top
Bob Rizzo Barry Youngblood
CD & DVD
BR65D
Street Groove
Bob Rizzo Derek Mitchell
DVD
BR66D
Jazz Dances for Kids & Teens
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR67D
Tap & Glide
Bob Rizzo Mark Goodman
DVD
BR68D
Contemporary Turns & Jumps
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD
BR69D
Contemporary Jazz Combinations & Routines
Bob Rizzo N/A
DVD

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