Savion Glover still resides in Newark and has contributed tremendously to the growth and support of the city’s art scene. In 2009, Savion Glover opened HooFerzClub School of Tap in Newark’s Central Ward.
Glover is a tap dancer, actor, choreographer and entrepreneur who has trained and performed with tap dance legends Sammy Davis Jr. and Gregory Hines. His exceptional skills can be seen in the box office smash Happy Feet and Happy Feet 2, performed by animated character Mumble. Glover has also choreographed and acted in movies such as Jelly’s Last Jam and Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk.