Eugene Fleming

Eugene Fleming


Eugene Fleming, acclaimed actor, dancer and singer has just returned from New York City starring as “Big Otis” in an encore presentation of Big Otis’ Jump Up Blues Revue. Other recent performances include a three-month stint at the Denver Center as part of the premiere cast of their commissioned Marcus Gardley play, Black Odyssey. He also reprised his featured role in Delaware Theatre Company’s production of  Ain’t Misbehavin’ to record audiences this Spring.

Mr. Eugene Fleming, a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts, the Elaine Aiken Actors Conservatory Inc. and the Actors Studio, has a Broadway career that spans three decades and includes such shows as A Chorus Line, Sophisticated Ladies, The Tap Dance Kid, Song and Dance, Black & Blue, High Rollers, The Wiz, Swinging on a Star, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Street Corner Symphony, Fosse, Kiss Me, Kate, One Mo’ Time, and Never Gonna Dance.

He was the recipient of the Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance in Ain’t Misbehavin’ and a Barrymore Award for his portrayal of ‘James Thunder Early’ in Dreamgirls at the Prince Music. Most recently, he was the recipient of the Wings “Best Musical of the Year” Award for outstanding direction in the IMP production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ in Huntsville, AL. In addition, he has been featured in countless commercials, sitcoms and films, including Catch Me If You Can with Leonardo DiCaprio and Hope and Faith with Kelly Ripa and Faith Ford.

Mr. Fleming has had the privilege of working with such illustrious artists as the late, great Gregory Hines, the Nicholas Brothers, Phyllis Hyman, Norm Lewis, Loretta Divine, TS Monk, Jane Krakowski, Anika Noni Rose, Lou Rawls, Stephanie Mills, Mariah Carey, Tina Turner, and Dulé Hill, to name a few.

An acclaimed teacher with Manhattan Theatre Group, he has taught classes in dance and musical theatre around the globe. His mastery of the styles of such greats as Bob Fosse and his unique teaching approach make him an ideal clinician for studio classes, masterclasses, show choirs, and musical theatre settings alike.