NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY Celebrated With Four Days Of Events, May 23-26
Countrywide Faucet Dance Working day will be feted by the American Faucet Dance Foundation, Monday, May well 23 via Thursday, Could 26, with a four-working day celebration of an American artwork sort and nationwide treasure. In-person faucet dance workshops, jam periods, historic films and free sample tap dance lessons for small children, teens & grown ups will be amongst the choices. All activities will just take place at The American Faucet Dance Middle, 154 Christopher Avenue, NYC 10014. Check out ATDF Occasions for dates/times/registration details.
Countrywide Tap Dance Day falls on Could 25 each and every year, picked to mark the birthday of tap dance legend Monthly bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878-1949). Even though celebrated throughout the United states, the holiday holds special resonance in New York Town, the birthplace of American tap dance. National Tap Dance Day was signed into legislation by President George W. Bush in November 1989.
“We are searching ahead to opening our doorways to students, their people, and their lecturers at our Nationwide Tap Dance Day events. I love when dancers at all amounts, starter to qualified, have a probability to dance collectively, show off a new stage and make audio with their ft,” stated Tony Waag, ATDF Inventive and Executive Director.
The American Faucet Dance Foundation was founded 37 a long time ago by faucet learn Charles “Honi” Coles, his protégée Brenda Bufalino, and the Foundation’s latest Creative and Government Director, Tony Waag. Nationwide Faucet Dance Day will be celebrated in progress of the Foundation’s Tap Metropolis, the NYC Faucet Festival, returning for the 22nd yr July 4-10. For just one week each individual July, New York Metropolis turns into Faucet Metropolis!
· Month to month Tap JAMS – Sunday, Might 15, 2022 (4:30-6pm) Tappers from all around the world be part of for an afternoon of faucet improvisation. The Jam will be hosted by neighborhood hoofer extraordinaire and ATDF Artist-in-Residence Jared Alexander, with guest appearances by American Tap Dance Center Faculty and Learners. All ranges are inspired to go to. Price: $5:00 Place is restricted. To sign up visit: atdf.org/activities
· Faucet Metropolis YOUTH Live performance – Saturday, Might 28, 2022 (7:30-9:30pm). Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, Peter Norton Symphony Space – 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. This calendar year-conclude concert will attribute ATDF learners ages 5-19 tapping up a storm with a are living jazz quartet and specific visitor performers, such as The Faucet Town Youth Ensemble. To invest in tickets, visit Faucet Metropolis Youth Live performance – VIP $40 Common $20 Seniors, Small children $10.
· Global Tap DANCE ZOOM Discussion board – Tuesday, June 14 (10am – 11:30am EST) and Friday, June 17 (9pm-10pm). ATDF Creative Director Tony Waag reconvenes a assembly of Worldwide Faucet Artists, teachers, and producers from around the world to share info and explore latest concerns in the field. The ATDF Global Faucet Dance Zoom Discussion board is held quarterly, hoping to forge a route of heightened knowing between the world’s various tap dance scenes. Pay a visit to atdf.org/activities for much more data. Cellular phone: 646-230-9564.
· Tap City, THE NYC Tap Competition – Monday, July 4 – Sunday, July 10 (various situations and venues). In-individual Master Courses & Choreography Residencies for older people and youth (ages 12+), Copasetic Boat Ride, Awards Presentation, Faucet Long run (performances by Faucet Town school, students & visitor artists), Rhythm in Motion (premiere performances by ATDF Artists in Residence) and Tap it Out (no cost community party in Moments Square). Visit Faucet Town, the NYC Tap Pageant to understand additional.