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BWW Interview:  Tap Dancer/Musician Omar Edwards at MINTONS PLAYHOUSE on 12/2 BWW Interview: Tap Dancer/Musician Omar Edwards at MINTONS PLAYHOUSE on 12/2
by Marina Kennedy - November 22, 2017

Tap Dancer/Musician, Broadway's Omar Edwards, will be bringing his special brand of music (Music from my heart and soul, rather heart and sole) to the legendary MINTON'S Playhouse as part of the Harlem Late Night Jazz Series on Saturday, 12/2.... (more...)
CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

For 28 years, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) has exposed young participants and scholarship students to the teaching and experience of masters in the field like Savion Glover, Jimmy Slyde, Dianne 'Lady Di' Walker and more. CHRP alumni include many of the world's leading tap dance performers, ch... (more...)
Tapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATION Tapper Michelle Dorrance & Dorrance Dance to Return to The Joyce with MYELINATION
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back to its stage MacArthur Foundation Genius Fellow Michelle Dorrance and her internationally renowned company Dorrance Dance from December 19 to 31.... (more...)
Ayodele Casel's DIARY OF A TAP DANCER V.4 Gets NYC Workshop; Daphne Rubin-Vega to Host Benefit Performance! Ayodele Casel's DIARY OF A TAP DANCER V.4 Gets NYC Workshop; Daphne Rubin-Vega to Host Benefit Performance!
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a week-long workshop of Ayodele Casel's DIARY OF A TAP DANCER V.4, directed by Torya Beard at the Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tapping it Up with Hillary-Marie of JERSEY TAP FEST BWW Interview: Tapping it Up with Hillary-Marie of JERSEY TAP FEST
by Caryn Cooper - August 07, 2017

Jersey Tap Fest is a dance festival that features world-class tap dancers, faculty, and an exceptional extravaganza to celebrate the life and legacy of tap dance in New Jersey. Since its founding in 2010 by Hillary-Marie, this annual festival has become a way to bring the tap dance community togethe... (more...)
BWW Review: TAP ELLINGTON Celebrates the Duke's Love of Tap Dance BWW Review: TAP ELLINGTON Celebrates the Duke's Love of Tap Dance
by Melanie Votaw - July 15, 2017

Tony Waag and the American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. presented a program to Duke Ellington music at Jazz at Lincoln Center's The Appel Room on Friday, July 14, 2017.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Cara Butler of THE STEP CREW BWW Interview: Cara Butler of THE STEP CREW
by Caryn Cooper - May 12, 2017

The Step Crew is a production that celebrates the rich Celtic culture through dynamic music and dance. What makes this group stand out? They bring you the traditions of Irish Stepdance, Modern Tap, and Ottawa Valley Stepdancing along with a modern fusion of all three percussive dance styles! In addi... (more...)
ATDF Presents TAP CITY, 7/8 ATDF Presents TAP CITY, 7/8
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

 The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), Tony Waag, Artistic/Executive Director, announced today its 2017 line up for TAP CITY, the NYC Tap Festival, July 8 through July 15. The week long festival includes performances by local and international artists, the ATDF Tap Dance Awards, master classes a... (more...)
BWW Review: Turning Up the Volume with the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION's Rhythm in Motion BWW Review: Turning Up the Volume with the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION's Rhythm in Motion
by Caryn Cooper - April 07, 2017

The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), under the artistic direction of Tony Waag, presented its 5th yearly showcase Rhythm in Motion, March 29-April 2, 2017 at the Duke on 42nd Street. The series featured two distinct programs of fresh, groundbreaking tap dance choreography, with some strong and ... (more...)
BWW Review: A Fantastic Evening with Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young BWW Review: A Fantastic Evening with Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young
by Caryn Cooper - February 20, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017, in a one night only engagement, brought together MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance and Bessie Award winner Nicholas Van Young for the world premiere of the inaugural Works & Process Rotunda Project at the Guggenheim Museum. This is a new residency and commissioning init... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Chicago Tap Theatre's LIASION Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Chicago Tap Theatre's LIASION
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) present Liaison, an international exploration of tap dance featuring three of the most critically acclaimed companies from Europe and the United States for one performance only, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Athenaeum Theatre, 293... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Chicago Tap Theatre Presents LIAISON Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Chicago Tap Theatre Presents LIAISON
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2017

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) present Liaison, an international exploration of tap dance featuring three of the most critically acclaimed companies from Europe and the United States for one performance only, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Athenaeum Theatre, 293... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: CALEB TEICHER & COMPANY Invites Audiences to a Night of Premieres BWW Dance Review: CALEB TEICHER & COMPANY Invites Audiences to a Night of Premieres
by Caryn Cooper - October 05, 2016

On September 29, 2016, Caleb Teicher & Company welcomed audiences to an intimate evening of new work at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College. As a Bessie award winner for Outstanding Individual Performance, Teicher has been making a name for himself not only as a performer, but as a ... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: New Sounds of Tap at the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION BWW Dance Review: New Sounds of Tap at the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION
by Caryn Cooper - April 22, 2016

Last week, the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) presented new works by both veterans and emerging tap dancers and choreographers at its spring Rhythm in Motion show in the Theater at the 14th Street Y. This production, curated by Tony Waag, Artistic/Executive Director of ATDF, stretches the boun... (more...)