Nico Rubio, a Chicago Native Tap Dancer, Choreographer and Instructor, is universally recognized as one of the leading Tap Dancers of his generation.

Upcoming Events

Weekly/Reoccurring Classes

Mondays: Adv/Pro Tap and Tap Improv at the American Rhythm Center (8:30pm-9:45pm)

Tap Improv (1st Monday of the Month) Adv/Pro Tap (Every Monday Following)

Tuesdays: Tap IV/V at the American Rhythm Center (7:30pm-8:45pm)

Location: 410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605 (3rd Floor)

Wednesdays: Int/Adv Tap at Intuit Dance Center (Studio 2)

Time: 7:00pm-8:00pm Location: 7515 Madison St, Forest Park, IL, 60130

Sunday 10/8/17

Performance: Opening Solo for the 7th Annual Chicago International Dance Forum

Time: 5pm Location: The Studebaker Theatre in the Historic Fine Arts Building (410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago IL 60605)

October 13th-15th

Performing & Teaching: The Return of The Chicago Tap Summit

Nico comes from Chicago based, internationally known Tap Company, M.A.D.D. Rhythms. After leaving the group exaclty 10 years ago, Nico helped M.R. co-founder Martin "Tre" Dumas III start his new vision/company, Jus'LisTeN. Since then, Nico has started his own Tap Company as well, 333 (Three Thirty Three). You will be able to see Nico perform with Jus'LisTeN and 333 in the Saturday show. You can also take class from Nico at the Summit. More details below, and even more details when you follow the link at the bottom.

Class: Int Tap - 9am-10:15am - Saturday, Oct 14th

Performance: “Chicago: Real Sounds of the Windy City” - Saturday, Oct 14th at 8:30pm

Class: Adv Tap - 2:30pm-3:45pm - Sunday, Oct 15th

Saturday, December 2nd, 9th & 16th

Performance: Bending Towards The Light

Nico has been performing as the Tap King in this Jazz Nativity for over five years now. More details to come.



Universally recognized as one of the leading Tap Dancers of his generation

Nico has been Professionally Entertaining and Educating around much of Illinois and throughout the United States for over a decade. His international buzz has expanded his talents to the likes of Europe (Switzerland/Sweden/Italy/Spain) , Asia (China/Hong Kong/Taiwan/Japan), Central America (Costa Rica/Honduras/Guatemala) and South America (Brazil). He was also a recent recipient of the Chicago Dancemakers Forum's RDDI and on Windy City Live. In an additional effort to build community and craft his own contribution, Nico has officially started his own Tap Company, 333 (Three Thirty Three). He is also an original member of Chicago based Tap Company Jus’LisTeN, as well as a New Orleans based Tap & Brass Band entitled, Tap That Brass.


Upcoming Events

June 2nd Free City Wide Performances (Nico will be performing at this event)
June 4th Sole Sundays "A Tap Jam For The People" All Ages, All Levels, All Love (Nico will be hosting this event)
July 2nd Sole Sundays "A Tap Jam For The People" All Ages, All Levels, All Love (Nico will be hosting this event)
July 17th-23rd CHRP's Rhythm World Tap Festival (Nico will be teaching and performing)
July 24th-30th Tap On Barcelona Tap Festival in Barcelona, Spain (Nico will be teaching and performing)



Contact Nico with your inquiries for Classes, Workshops, Private Lessons, Performances, Choreography, Mentorships, Collaboration, Etc.