“Rhythm Anonymous” and “Being Richard Greene”
Lynne explores anonymity in this tap piece.
Gender is explored in this comedic and poignant identity piece.
Lynne Jassem is a native New Yorker who broke into show business at the age of ten on the Perry Como TV Show, later performing on the famous Borscht Bel” circuit and on the TV soap opera, Edge of Night. As an adult, she toured with the Claude Kipnis Mime Theatre playing the White House, Boston Pops, Kennedy, and Lincoln Centers. She later formed her own company, Manhattan Mime Theatre. Jassem was one of the five founding members of the American Tap Dance Orchestra, dancing on PBS with Gregory Hines, and Tommy Tune among other notable and famous Tap Dancers. She also had a career as an “Industrial” Producer/Choreographer working on 40+ shows.
Jassem went on to develop her solo performance career with shows, Billy and Rhythm Anonymous, performing and conducting Master-Classes in Mime and Tap Dance throughout THE USA and Europe. She gained awards for Best of Fringe in San Francisco and North Holywood, Best Storyteller in San Diego, and played to rave 5-star reviews in Edinburgh with her show, From Como to Homo. She is excited about her new solo show, Tap Dancing My Way To The Nuthouse, which had its world premiere at The Hollywood Fringe, in 2019.