Rodney Clay Sutton is a dance performer and teacher of Appalachian step dance – both flatfoot and clogging.  He calls square dances and contra dances, and is a storyteller and ballad singer. Rodney offers workshops, lectures, and demonstrations catered for a range of age groups, including  youth, seniors, and  corporate gatherings.  He is also a concert and festival producer, emcee, and stage manager. 

On March 4th, 2019, Rodney Sutton was one of 9 folks selected to receive a first ever Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowship from South Arts. He was able to use the monies to go to Ireland for a month in September of 2019 to study Sean Nos` dance – the Irish step-dance equivalent to flat-footing. Read more – https://www.southarts.org/individual-artists/folk-traditional-arts-master-artist-fellowships/2019-folk-traditional-arts-master-artist-fellows/