Guest Tap Instructor
Years at Happy Feet: 29
Favorite Tap Dancer: Mark Mendonca
During his years at Tam High and the University of California, Berkeley, Matt Bechelli was on staff as an advanced tap teacher for both teen and adult advanced tap classes at Happy Feet. Matt trained with his mom, Cece Bechelli and also studied with Mark Mendonca, Jason Samuels-Smith, Chloe Arnold, Barbara Duffy, Arthur Duncan, Derrick Grant, Steve Zee, Linda Sohl-Ellison, and Dianne Walker. Matt has taught master classes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, has performed extensively, and is currently both a guest and substitute teacher at Happy Feet.