JUBA! Plays the Kennedy Center Tonight

Chicago Human Rhythm Project will perform at the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in a rare, full-length performance of American concert tap dance.

This performance will be the first full-length tap concert in any of the center's three largest theaters since it opened in 1971. JUBA! Masters of American Tap will feature a host of extraordinary foot drummers and percussive arts masters, including:

Chicago's very own BAM!, Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, M.A.D.D. Rhythms and the Greg Spero trio, The First Lady of American tap - Dianne "Lady Di" Walker, Sam Weber, Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards and Derick Grant, an excerpt from Rasta Thomas' TAP STARS featuring Jason Janas, Michelle Dorrance and Dorrance Dance, Step Afrika!, members from 6 American Youth Tap Ensembles and alumni from the 80th Anniversary Jacob's Pillow Tap Program!




More On: Dormeshia Sumbry, Derick Grant, Rasta Thomas, Michelle Dorrance.

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