Alfred Bruce Bradley, performing artist and educator, is a Flint Michigan native, Mr. Bradley is the founder of Tapology Tap Festival for Youth, The Flintstone Hoofers and co-founder of Creative Expressions Dance Studio. In the Detroit area he teaches tap at the Fem Fatale Dance Studio, The Motor City Dance Factory and Miss Harriett’s Dance Studio.
Bradley is a graduate of Alabama State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and began his theatrical training. Upon returning to the Flint area after college he became actively involved with the McCree Theatre as a performing artist. As a result of his work through the McCree Theatre he was given the opportunity to work professionally in the hit Off Broadway musical “One Mo Time” in the lead role as Papa Du which resulted in an extended run at The Village Gate in Toronto, Ontario.
Other notable performance experiences would include the off Broadway musical “Staggerlee” , “Rollin With Stevens and Stewart”, “A Raisin In The Sun”, the Broadway hit musical “Black and Blue” it’s world tour in which he teamed with his mentor and teacher, the late great Lloyd Storey from Detroit, MI to perform the “Class Act”. He has performed “David Danced For The Lord” from Ellington’s Sacred Works with the Duke Ellington Orchestra at the Cleveland Tri City Jazz Festival. Mr. Bradley can be seen as a regular in the Flint Institute Of Music’s production of “The Nut Cracker” as Drosselmeyer and is also a member of the Flint Institute of music’s Jubilee Chorale singers.