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Entertainer and Worldchampion Tapdancer
           
        Marcel Peneux      

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MARCEL PENEUX was born in SURINAM, South America. He attended IRIS RAY Dance College and then went to USA to be trained by HENRY LATANG. Marcel has been a guest at the APOLLO THEATRE, on the wednesday amateur night in HARLEM NEW YORK

MARCEL became a tap dancer addict after seeing a film starring BILL 'BOJANGLES' ROBINSON and SHIRLEY TEMPLE. He is a tap dancer pur sang displaying remarkable athleticism, humour and charm. He is one of the relatively few people who specialise in the various American styles of tap-dance which originated in HARLEM during the twenties and thirties. As influences he names the NICOLAS BROTHERS, FRED ASTAIRE and of course BILL 'BOJANGLES' ROBINSON.

MARCEL has performed all over EUROPE. He won the EUROPEAN TAPDANCE title in 1988 and subsequently went on to win several other WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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In 1990 he was also a recipient of the DUTCH GRAMMY for the most talented newcomer. Marcel has performed as one of the headliners of the musical A NIGHT AT THE COTTON CLUB playing Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson from 1989 till 1992.
Other credits include numerous commercials and TV appearances and appearances at the EDINBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL and the NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL.

In 1994 Marcel has been performed at the PILED TV (soap) in LONDON. He's been touring with the musical RIVERDANCE THE SHOW in DUBLIN and LONDON in 1995.
Marcel is also a great artist in GERMANY, were he has performed for the German TV DEUTSE WELLE.

Marcel was the special guest artist at the EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP ICE SKATING in Heereveen THIALF 1996.

In 1996 he was a sensation in the World Stars Circus in Arnhem and also that year he stole the show with the European Tour of the Benny Goodman Revival Orchestra.

In 1998 he performed for the Star City of Philips Headquarters (in Eindhoven) at the "The Ultimate Experience" dealer days.

"Kristall Palast" in Leipzig was entertained by a visit of Marcel in 1999.

February 2000 he had a big performance for BMW Cars in Mallaga.

1994 Marcel Peneux perform at the opening from the new theater Care in Amsterdam. 

In 2000 he went to Mallorca to perform there in the big theater Son-Amar for 2000 people every night.

After that he went to Holland to perform in the old Luxor theater in Rotterdam in the show from Paul de Leeuw.

2001 was Rotterdam the cultural cities of Europe Marcel perform in the new Luxor theater for the queen of the Netherlands in the show from Mini and Maxi. In 2002 he has perform for the introduction for Mercedes Benz new car And later on that year he work together with many famous artist for the nestor of show bizz journalist Henk v.de Meijden

After that he went to Germany to perform in Hamburg. Kassel, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Munchen, Dortmund, Fulda, Berlin, Dusseldorf, Koln, Kopenhage to performing there in different theaters. Also in France he works in theaters and cruise-ships.

Marcel Peneux is one of the famous and best artist in tap dance And antertainer.

Contact Marcel:
info@marcelpeneuxtap.com