January 2012
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  Photos by Amanda Gentile, Tony Waag & Debi Field

Adult Program Drop-In Classes

 

Mondays

6:15 - 7:15, Absolute Beginner w/ Toni Noblett

 

6:15-7:30, Beginner w/ Tony Waag

 

7:30 - 8:45, Improvisation w/ Michela Marino-Lerman **NEW 

 

7:30 - 8:45, Advanced Beginner w/ Lisa La Touche **NEW 

 

Tuesdays

6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Lynn Schwab

 

6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Derick K. Grant

 

Wednesdays 

6:15 - 7:15, Absolute Beginner w/ Frances Bradley

 

6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Barbara Duffy **NEW 

 

Thursdays

6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Courtney Runft

 

6:30 - 7:45, Advanced Beginner w/ Susan Hebach

 

Fridays

12:00 - 1:30, Intermediate w/ Germaine Salsberg

 

4:30 - 5:45, Tap for the People Int/Adv Level

*Donation Based, $5 minimum  

 

Sundays

5:15 - 6:30, Fast Beginner w/ Claudia Rahardjanoto

 

 Fees: $16/single class, $56/4 class card, $112/8 class card

 

New to ATDF? Your first class is 1/2 price! $8 

Advanced Beginner Repertory for Adults

 

January 3 - March 20 Tuesdays, 7:30-8:45pm

 

$192/12 week session 

 

Are you ready to hone your performance skills through classic and contemporary tap works?  Each Session Lynn Schwab teaches a work of tap repertory geared to Advanced Beginning level students.

 

January 3 - March 20, 2012 

 

To register, contact Courtney at crunft@atdf.org or call 646.230.9564.

 

Tap City 2012 

 

Sneak Preview with prices and preliminary schedule is available now!

 

Classes for youth (ages 9 - 14), teens (14 - 19) , & adults (15+).

 

Registration begins February 1st!

  

Sneak Preview  

 

Save the Dates! 

 

Winter Tap Intensive:

February 18 & 19, 2012

Faculty: Brenda Bufalino & Jimmy Tate 

 

Junior Ensemble at the Apollo:

February 22, 2012, 7:30pm

 

ATDF Spring Gala:

April 24, 2012, 6:30pm-8:30pm

 

Tap City Youth Concert:

June 17, 2012, 6pm

 

Adult Student Showcase:

June 20, 2012, 8pm

 

Tap City:

July 6 - 13, 2012

Brenda Bufalino Classes

 

January 4, 11, 18 & 25

Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Advanced Technique/Repertory 

 

$30/single class

 

American Tap Dance Center

154 Christopher St. #2B

(btwn Greenwich & Washington Sts.)

 

Contact Courtney at crunft@atdf.org with questions.

 

 

 

               photo: Lois Greenfield

 

 

Absolute Beginner Workshop for Adults

 

January 8, 15, 22, 29

Sundays, 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

Come learn your basics in a supportive, encouraging environment with other absolute beginners and be ready to join our ongoing adult program in February!

 

$42 pro-rate for next 3 weeks!

 

To register, contact Courtney at crunft@atdf.org or call 646.230.9564.

 

Flamenco Dance for kids with La Magdalena!

 

January 7 - March 17

$275 for the 10-week session

 

Ages 11+, Saturdays 1:30-2:30

 

Flamenco is a percussive dance form, originating in Spain, which uses the feet to make rhythms, and hands for clapping rhythms, all with a sense of style and drama!

 

To register, contact Courtney at crunft@atdf.org or call 646.230.9564.

 

 

Winter Tap Intensive

 

February 18 & 19, 2012 

  • 2-Day Residencies with Brenda Bufalino & Jimmy Tate
  • Tap Technique & Repertory
  • Intensive for Tap Teachers, Teachers in Training and Choreographers
  • New Tap Choreography Showcase
  • Tap Jam
  • Tap Talks/Tap Films

2 more slots to perform in the New Tap Choreogrpahy Showcase: submit your piece to twaag@atdf.org

 

Click here to register!

Capezio Celebrates 125 years of Excellence! 

 

Capezio celebrates 125 of excellence with this one-night only special show on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 7:00pm at New York City Center. Some of the proceeds from the event will benefit: American Tap Dance Foundation, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, and National Dance Institute.

 

For more information see the Press Release here!

 

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photos by Debi Field

RELATED RHYTHMS  

These are New York City tap dance events not produced by the American Tap Dance Foundation.

 

If you would like your tap dance event or news included, please email crunft@atdf.org with the who, what, where, and when by the 25th of the month prior to your event.

 

On Tap at Joe's Pub 


WHEN: Wednesday. February 1, 2012

 

WHERE: Joe's Pub - 425 Lafayette Street, NYC

 

TICKETS: 212-967-7555, www.joespub.com, or in person at the Public Theater Box Office (1pm-6pm), Joe's Pub Box Office (6pm-10pm)

 

PRODUCED BY: Novisi Productions

Michela Marino-Lerman Tap Jams 


WHEN: Every Wednesday, 4:30 - 8:00pm
 

WHERE: Smalls Jazz Club, 183 West 10th Street, NYC
 

COST: FREE! NO COVER!

Don't forget, if you can't join live, you can watch live online at: www.smallsjazzclub.com

Co-produced by Smalls Jazz Club, Cobi Narita, and Michela Marino Lerman 

 

American Tap Dance Foundation

Staff  

Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director

Hjordis Linn-Blanford - ATDF Administrator Director

Susan Hebach - ATDF Youth Program/TCYE Director

Courtney Runft - ATDF Education Associate/Registrar

ATDF

Margaret Morrison - ATDF Education Advisor  

 

Board of Directors 

Debbie Beard - ATDF Board Chair & Entrepreneur

Mercedes Ellington - Director/ Choreographer

Constance Valis Hill Ph.D. - Jazz Tap Historian

Pamela Koslow Hines - Producer

Nancy Kremsdorf - Tap Enthusiast

Erica Marks Panush - Tap Enthusiast

Cynthia J. Roush - Tap Enthusiast

Lisa M. Scotto - Director of Strategic Partnerships and Insights, Advertising Age 

Kim Thacker - Tap Enthusiast and Pharmaceutical Executive

Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director

 

Emeritus Board

Brenda Bufalino - ATDF Artistic Mentor

Hoagy B. Carmichael - Producer

the late Charles "Honi" Coles

the late Gregory Hines

the late Bobby Short 

 

Supporters

The American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the following for their generous support: Our Anonymous Angel, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts,  The 42nd Street Fund, the Tsunami Foundation - Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. and Family, the Heckscher Foundation for Children, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Shubert Foundation, and numerous individuals, friends and families.