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Steve edited the Oral History/Biography of tap master Stan Kahn (archived at the San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum) and the Oral History/Biography of Robert Scheerer (archived at the New York Public Library and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences). He has made five instructional tap videos and, although he would be happy if you bought one, he really wants you to check out www.TapAcademyOnline.com because it is 2016 and you will love it.
As a theater artist, Steve trained at UCLA, the Sorbonne/Université de Paris III and with the Piccolo Teatro di Milano. By the way, if you’ve ever seen tap dancing Hershey’s Kisses on your TV, then you have heard Steve dance!
Steve is on faculty in the dance department at CSU, Long Beach and at The Gabriella Foundation in Los Angeles.
And. . . please check out the very first English-Mandarin, rockabilly, tap dancing, Chinese bamboo clacking stick percussion, Kung Fu Fan dance music video that has ever existed in the history of the universe: 你不是我的老板 - You Are Not The Boss Of Me:
Steve’s choreography is performed by professional dance companies and youth groups across the United States, Europe and South America and was featured at the Beijing International Dance Festival. He trained Kiril Kulish for the Broadway production of Billy Elliot for which Kiril won the Tony Award and has served as tap coach for pop icons David Lee Roth, Bette Midler and Toni Basil.
Steve Zee, globe-trotting tap dancer, entertainer, musician and erstwhile candidate for president of the United States, performs his club act to sold out houses in Hollywood, CA. When not trodding the boards and communicating with his constituents, Steve can be found teaching tap dance domestically and abroad.
He recently launched the world's very first subscription-based, on-line tap school, Tap Academy Online. Go to www.TapAcademyOnline.com, check it out and become a subscriber! The quality is high and the price is low!
Check out Steve's TEDx talk on tap dancing and American History with a few of the many ideas he teaches at California State University, Long Beach in his Tap History Course.
Previously, Steve has danced with Gregory Hines and the Nicholas Brothers and has shared the bill with numerous tap notables. He has been a featured soloist in the Jazz Tap Ensemble and a member of Rhapsody In Taps. He has performed and taught in the United States (he speaks English), Brazil (ele fala um pouco português), France (il parle très, très bien français) and China （他說一點點中文）.