Mike Wittmers originally from Cupertino, California. He’s been tapping for 28 years and is a former cast member of Tap Dogs, where he played the role of THE RAT. Some of Mike’s other professional musical theater credits range from A Chorus Line to Crazy for You. Mike has been a tap teacher in Los Angeles and on staff at EDGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Millenium Dance Complex and Debbie Reynold’s Studio. Industrial and commercial credits include, SONY, ABSOLUT VODKA, COMPAQ, TOSHIBA, KIRIN BEER, and various print-work. Mike’s choreography has been seen everywhere from conventions across North America and Disneyland themeparks, to dance competitions in Australia.

Aside from dance, Mike enjoys playing hockey, guitar and the drums. Television and film credits include, The Tonight Show, “Maneater” on the Lifetime Network, as well as the widely acclaimed short films, "Tap Heat" and "Generation: LOST." Mike is the owner and creator of Double Bass Productions. The company has just released it’s second instructional tap DVD entitled, “The World Is My Drum Vol. 2.” Double Bass Productions also offers a monthly newsletter for studio owners, teachers and students, called “The Riff” and is currently in production with it’s rock and blues tap show, “Scuff’d Up!” For more information on Mike, go to www.DoubleBassProductions.com