Deney Terio is one of the original pioneers of the Disco Dance era and the coach and choreographer who taught John Travolta how to dance for the motion picture Saturday Night Fever.
Of course, Deney would have never been given the opportunity had he not been an incredible dancer and showman himself. He was hand selected and given the challenge of transforming Barbarino (Travolta's TV character on Welcome Back Kotter) into Valentino.
The dance routines that Deney created and taught Travolta have become timeless classics. Deney spoke with WTSN's Mike Pomp about that and the ultimate Disco Cruise