This One-Legged Tap Dancer’s Performance Will Amaze You


Evan Ruggiero always knew he wanted to be a dancer since he was a little boy. While studying musical theater in college, Evan was suddenly diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer of the right leg. His leg had to be amputated, but Evan didn’t let this stop his dreams of becoming a performer.

With the aid of a peg leg, Evan continues to perform for audiences and inspires others with disabilities to keep going in the face of adversary. Check out Evan’s incredible performance on the Pickler & Ben stage!