Tom Dickson

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  1. siggy

    siggy Member

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    What has happened to Tom Dickson?? For several years he was choreographing many of the skaters from Co Springs area, including many of Tom Z's skaters. It seemed that lately Tom Z has taken over choreographing most of the programs. Was there a falling out? Has he stopped doing choreo?

    I hope he is still around and working with skaters. I LOVED what he did for Matt Savoie. I'll be sad if he has stopped.

    Anyone know?
     
  2. hlp728

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    He choreographed the SD for Samuelson/Gilles this year.
     
  3. aftershocks

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    Not sure exactly what Tom Dickson is doing currently, but I haven't heard that he isn't choreographing anymore. Hasn't he done choreography for skaters this season? (OK thanks hlp728, I saw your response after I posted). Perhaps Tom has worked on choreo for skaters on levels other than senior this season. There may be others here more in the know. Maybe Sarah and Drew could do a feature on Tom for their Inside Edge blog.

    I love the choreo Tom did for Matt and Jeremy!

    Here is some info on Tom Dickson:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Dickson

    http://figureskating.about.com/od/topskatingcoaches/p/dickson.htm

    http://www.worldarena.com/page.asp?id=53 (scroll down)
     
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    Most impressed with what he did with Ryan Jahnke and Yukina Ota.
     
  7. Sylvia

    Sylvia Bring on the JGP & Sr B comps!

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    Dickson currently coaches Alexander Johnson who will be at 2012 US Nationals in Senior Men & Novice Pairs. From Johnson's October 2011 journal on his official site:
    ETA: Dickson choregraphed one of McKinzie Daniels' programs this season (I assume the FS). Daniels is coached by Tom Zakrajsek and will make her Senior Ladies' debut at Nationals.
     
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  9. siggy

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    Interesting that Alex Johnson has left Tom Z also. Who does Tom Z still have as skaters in the senior ranks?

    Glad to see that Tom Dickson still is around and seemingly doing well . He was not anywhere to be seen at the last couple of Nationals that I observed. For many years you would see him in the K&C and at the practices, but not last few years.

    Thanks for the replies. Dickson has always been one of my favorite choreographers. Looking forward to seeing him at Nats!
     
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  10. Sylvia

    Sylvia Bring on the JGP & Sr B comps!

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    U.S. skaters are Max Aaron, Brandon Mroz, and McKinzie Daniels.
     
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    Who is Alexander Johnson skating pairs with?
     
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    It was one of my favorite interviews, manleywoman.
     
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  16. Ziggy

    Ziggy Well-Known Member

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    Dickson has choreographed loads of programs for this season (and last season).
     
  17. senorita

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    Dickson was at Mishin camp with Alex Johnson this summer for two weeks, he was choreographing Elisaveta (one or two programs), Arthur's Lp, a girl from Estonia and was working also with a little one from Russia,also A. Johnson and was giving master classes.
     
  18. skatesindreams

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    I'm glad that he's "in demand"!
     
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    Yuna's El Tango de Roxanne is also choreographed by Tom. I wonder if Yuna'll approach him re refinement and revival of the program!