Founding Director - Shuffles, Broadway Tap and Musical Theater School, NYC - 1992
Gail began dance training at the age of two, studying in her family's studio. As a dancer she worked on Broadway with some of Broadway’s Legends: MUSIC MAN (Michael Kidd), CAN CAN (Roland Petit), LITTLE ME (Peter Gennaro & Bob Fosse), A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Susan Stroman), 42ND STREET (original co.), THE MOST HAPPY FELLA, (Liza Genarro). Off Broadway –THE BAKER’S WIFE (Lynne Taylor - Corbett). Alan Menken’s, KICKS. Gail's performance career extends from guest soloist appearances with Dallas Ballet and Santa Fe Ballet to tapping as a Rockette on the great stage at Radio City Music Hall! As a choreographer, she made her Off Broadway debut with FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY and received a Lucille Lortel Award Nomination for Choreographic Excellence and a Joseph B. Calloway Award Nomination for Choreography (SDC), 2011. Gail collaborated with her actor/ director husband, Buddy Crutchfield, creating and choreographing the holiday panto, PETER PANTOmime. They raised their children - Abigail, Harvard 2010 and Coleman, Princeton 2012 on Manhattan’s upper westside. Gail holds a BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University, and is a member of AEA, SAG, AFTRA, AND SDC.