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Karissa Royster

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble

Photos

Afra Hines, Alexandra Bradley, Kendrick Jones, Lisa La Touche, Alicia Lundgren, Erin  Photo

Afra Hines, Alexandra Bradley, Kendrick Jones, Lisa La Touche, Alicia Lundgren, Erin N. Moore, Richard Riaz Yoder, Phillip Attmore, Janelle Neal, Brittany Parks, Arbender Robinson, Karissa Royster, Pamela Yasutake

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06/21/2016
Afra Hines, Alexandra Bradley, Kendrick Jones, Lisa La Touche, Alicia Lundgren, Erin  Photo

Afra Hines, Alexandra Bradley, Kendrick Jones, Lisa La Touche, Alicia Lundgren, Erin N. Moore, Richard Riaz Yoder, Phillip Attmore, Janelle Neal, Brittany Parks, Arbender Robinson, Karissa Royster, Pamela Yasutake

From: 
Date:
06/21/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble






Karissa Royster News

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents 32ND ANNUAL   RHYTHM WORLD, July 8 â€" 24 Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents 32ND ANNUAL RHYTHM WORLD, July 8 â€" 24
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

CHRP's Rhythm World, Chicago's International Festival of American Tap, will host 3 weeks of ground shaking tap dance in performance and education programs July 8 - 24 featuring many of today's leading and emerging artists from around Chicago and the United States in six venues throughout Chicago, led by CHRP's new Artistic Director, virtuoso and visionary, Jumaane Taylor.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents Dance and Performance Programming Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents Dance and Performance Programming
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project presents programming for the upcoming months. The project hosts Chicago's International Festival of American Tap, featuring performances and education programs in six venues around Chicago. For more information, visit https://www.chicagotap.org/rhythm-world. 

30th Anniversary of RHYTHM WORLD Announced Photo 30th Anniversary of RHYTHM WORLD Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2021

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s (CHRP) 30TH ANNIVERSARY festival of American tap - RHYTHM WORLD - will present performances at the Jazz Showcase, Navy Pier’s Polk Bros Lake Stage, Black Legislators Auditorium at the DuSable Museum of African American History, and the Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Announces New Leadership and RHYTHM FEST Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Announces New Leadership and RHYTHM FEST
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

Chicago Human Rhythm Project is paving a post-pandemic path forward following its 2019 strategic plan with Jumaane Taylor leading a re-imagined 30th Anniversary tap festival - Rhythm World.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents The 28th Annual RHYTHM WORLD Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents The 28th Annual RHYTHM WORLD
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2018

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), presents the 28th annual summer festival of American tap and percussive dance, Rhythm World, featuring three generations of foot drummers including tap masters Dianne 'Lady Di' Walker and Sam Weber, STOMP cast members, many of Chicago's finest including, Star Dixon and Martin 'Tre' Dumas, and CHRP's Artist in Residence, Dani Borak leading Stone Soup Rhythms. Intensive educational programs will be offered in the Fine Arts Building and the American Rhythm Center, July 16-22. Performances take place July16-18, at the Jazz Showcase, Curtis Hall and the Polk Bros Performance Lawns at Navy Pier, with culminating concerts, JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance, on July 20 and 21, at the Studebaker Theater featuring a host of virtuoso soloists and ensembles showcasing a mix of audience favorites and world premieres.

CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET Photo CHRP Alumni Take Tap Skills to Drury Lane's 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 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, choreographers and directors - making their mark around the world and Chicago.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Mark Return to the Dance Center with World Premiere Photo Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Mark Return to the Dance Center with World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

After a 10-plus-year absence, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) opens the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 2017-18 season with a program assembled by Founder and Director Lane Alexander and CHRP Artist In Residence Dani Borak. Performances are September 21-23 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

ARC to Kick Off Fall 2017 with 'All For ONE' Open House Week Photo ARC to Kick Off Fall 2017 with 'All For ONE' Open House Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The American Rhythm Center (ARC), Chicago's shared education, rehearsal and special-event facility for dance and theatre arts, kicks off the fall season with 'All For ONE,' a week of $1 classes September 5-11 in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 300, Chicago.

ARC to Kick Off Fall 2017 with 'All For ONE' Open House Week Photo ARC to Kick Off Fall 2017 with 'All For ONE' Open House Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The American Rhythm Center (ARC), Chicago's shared education, rehearsal and special-event facility for dance and theatre arts, kicks off the fall season with 'All For ONE,' a week of $1 classes September 5-11 in the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 300, Chicago.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Mark Return to the Dance Center with World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

After a 10-plus-year absence, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) opens the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 2017-18 season with a program assembled by Founder and Director Lane Alexander and CHRP Artist In Residence Dani Borak. Performances are September 21-23 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

Karissa Royster Videos

BWW TV: SHUFFLE ALONG Tony Nominees Celebrate the News; Plus New Performance Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened on April 28 on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre. The musical nabbed a total of 10 Tony nominations this year, including nods for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Featured Actor and Actress, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Direction, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with the nominees -- hear what they had to say about the show, plus watch new performance highlights, in the video below!

Hot Video: Get a First Look at Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More in Rehearsals for SHUFFLE ALONG
by Robert Diamond - Dec 20, 2015

SUNDAY MORNING on CBS took viewers behind the scenes of the new Broadway production SHUFFLE ALONG, a reimagining of the classic 1921 musical - one of the earliest hit shows starring, written and directed by African-Americans. Now, we're taking you into the video which has just popped online!

STAGE TUBE: SHUFFLE ALONG's George C. Wolfe on the Footnote of 1921
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2015

The show marks a reunion for legendary tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover and director George C. Wolfe, who first worked together in Broadway's JELLY'S LAST JAM. In the preview below, Wolfe chats about what fascinates him about the subject matter.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Savion Glover & George C. Wolfe Talk Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2015

On the next UNDAY MORNING on CBS, correspondent Maurice DuBois goes behind the scenes of the new Broadway production SHUFFLE ALONG, a reimagining of the classic 1921 musical


Karissa Royster Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Karissa Royster been in?
Karissa Royster has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Karissa Royster been in?
Karissa Royster has not appeared in the West End