Gerson Lanza is originally from La Ceiba, Honduras. Gerson first encountered the art form of tap dance after moving to New York City in 2001. He began his tap dance training under Omar Edwards at his studio “Harlem Tap,” and went on studying Tap dance at Harlem School of the Arts, under the instruction of Joseph Webb.
He’s now a member at «Apt. 33» a NY-based professional company directed by Chloe Arnold. He’s trained from amazing tap-dacners as Omar Edwards, Joseph Webb, Derick Grant, Jason Janas, Chloe Arnold, Jason Samuels Smith.
He has performed in shows and places as “Amor Latino,” (2009, Off-Broadway), “Brazilian Jambush” (2011, NC, choreographer/dancer) “Generation HeART” (NC 2011, director/dancer), DC Tap dance festival, L.A. tap dance festival.
He has thought places as North Carolina, Utah, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro and Uberlandia, Brazil, and in Salt Lake City, and also assistant to Chloe Arnold in Stockholm Tap Festival (2014).
Recently he's been touring europe as a part of "Cotton Club the show"