Absolute Beginner Workshops
Designed especially to give new students a chance to learn the basic steps and vocabulary of tap dance, this class is a great way to learn the FUNdamental skills!
April 12 - May 17
Fridays 6:15 - 7:15pm w/ Michela Marino Lerman
single class - $16
6 week workshop - $78
ATDF Spring Gala
Honorary Celebrity Hostess!
Reception, Show & Silent/Live Auction
Featuring guest appearances by Brenda Bufalino, Debi Field, Felipe Galganni, Susan Hebach, Kazu Kumagai, Toni Noblett, Max Pollak, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Randy Skinner, Jason Samuels Smith, Tony Waag, Cartier Williams, and other tap luminaries. Members of the Tap City Youth Ensemble, the Tap City Junior Ensemble, and ATDF Youth Program Students will also perform. Theo Hill will accompany on piano.
All proceeds benefit the Gregory Hines Youth Scholarship Fund
WHEN: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 6:30-9pm
WHERE: Peter Norton Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater, 2537 Broadway at 95th St., NYC
TICKETS: $125 - $1,000
To purchase tickets: Visit NY CHARITIES
Buster Brown's Centennial Celebration!
On May 17, 2013, Buster Brown would have been 100 years of age. We gather to celebrate his soaring spirit of love and generosity and the artful mastery of his chosen means of expression...tap dance.
WHEN: May 17 - 19, 2013
WHAT: Classes, Performance/Jam, Film, Panel Discussion
Click here for more info and to register
Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration
The Tap City Youth Ensemble and the Middle School Jazz Academy at Lincoln Center will collaborate to celebrate Duke Ellington's Birthday!
WHEN: Sunday, April 28 1:00 - 3:00pm
WHERE: Duke Ellington Circle, 110th St. & 5th Ave, NYC
For more info:
Spring Adult Classes
Absolute Beginner, 6:15 - 7:15 w/
Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Tony Waag
Fast Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Lynn
Advanced Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Derick K. Grant
Absolute Beginner, 6:30 - 7:30 w/ Frances Bradley
Beginner, 6:30 - 7:45 w/ Barbara Duffy
Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Courtney Runft
Advanced Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Susan Hebach
Fast Beginner, 5:15 - 6:30 w/ Claudia Rahardjanoto
New Student Class: $8
Single Class: $18
5 class card: $80
10 class card:$140
15 class card: $180
Classes are on a drop-in basis, no need to pre-register. New students should arrive 20-25 minutes early to register, get shoes and avoid the line!
Classes held at:
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B
New York, NY 10014
Brenda Bufalino Classes
Technique/ATDO Repertory for Int/Adv dancers
Next 8 week workshop:
April 17 - June 5
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00
Single Class: $30
4-class card: $100
8- class card: $200
Classed held at:
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B
New York, NY 10014
Tap City Registration is OPEN!
Check out what's happening at Tap City on July 6-13, 2013!
Master Classes (ages 12+)
4-Day Adult Residencies (ages 15+)
Pre-Professional Program (ages 14-19)
Youth Program (ages 9-15)
Tap It Out (all ages!)
Copasetic Boat Ride
Youth Program Open Houses
Does your child need a place to make noise? Have them put their feet to the beat in one of our open houses! It's a great way to get an introduction to tap dance, see a demonstration by other young dancers and meet our faculty!
Saturday, May 4 4:00 - 5:00
Wednesday, May 15 4:30 - 5:30
Wednesday, May 22 4:30 - 5:30
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the Dates
ATDF Spring Gala: April 9
Buster Brown Centennial Celebration: May 17 - 19
ATDF Adult Showcase: June 8
Tap City Youth Concert: June 22
Tap City: July 6 - 13
Tap Camp: August 12 - 16
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 email@example.com with the who, what, where, and when by the 25th of the month prior to your event.
Michela Marino-Lerman Tap Jams
WHEN: Every Wednesday, 5:30 - 8:30pm
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
Annual Tap Extravaganza - Queens
WHEN: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 8pm
WHERE: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing NY
TICKETS: $20/$15 Members/$10 Students w/ ID: 718.463.7700, ext 222
Bring your tap shoes and join the tap jam!
Featured artists: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, Omar Edwards, Baakari Wilder, Michelle Dorrance, Andrew Nemr, Michela Marino-Lerman (Dance Captain), Frank Owens (Musica Director), Traci Mann & Al Heyward (Producers)
On April 27, Musicians and artists will honor victims of violence with a New Orleans-style "Magnolia March" funeral procession.
Date: April 27, 2013
Time: 1:00pm ET
Assembly Point: South Plaza, Lincoln Center (Near Damrosch Park)
Parade Route: Lincoln Center to Columbus Circle; 57th St. to Carnegie Hall; enter Central Park @7th Ave; exit @ 67th St; Return to Lincoln Center
Organizer: Max Pollak
Media Contact: Jessica Wilt
Facebook: Magnolia March
Tribe Body's "Annual Tap Dance Festival"
When: May 10 - May 12
Where: Tribe Body | 25 North Spruce Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446
Faculty: Cartier Williams (director), Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards, Jason Janas
Level: Intermediate and Advanced ages 12+
Cost: $295 per student and includes: personalized instruction from master tap teacher; 12 tap classes to attend; tickets to special performance by tap dance masters; and lots of fun!
More info: www.tribebody.com
Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival
When: June 27 - 30, 2013
Where: The Dance Hall: 7 Walker Street, Kittery Maine
Featuring: Brenda Bufalino, Lisa La Touche, Jay Clayton, Paul Arslanian, Namory Keita
More info: www.percussivedancefestival.com
27th Performance Mix Festival
When: Sunday, April 14th, 3pm
Where: The Flea Theater, 41 White Street in Tribeca
Jane Goldberg hosts and dances a bit in Rhythm'N Schmooze featuring works by Roxanne Butterfly, Cheryl Johnson, and Michela Lerman.
Following performance- Closing Party at NDA Loft, 182 Duane Street: Tapas Espaņolas, Sangria, splash of flamenco performed by La Meira and annual Silent Auction
Price: $30 for show, $60 for show and after party
For more info: www.newdancealliance.org
For Tickets: www.theflea.org
American Tap Dance Foundation
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Susan Hebach - ATDF Youth Program/TCYE Director
Courtney Runft - ATDF Education Associate/Registrar
Margaret Morrison - ATDF Education Advisor
Mark Kellogg - Design
Board of Directors
Tony Waag - ATD Artistic/Executive Director
Debra Beard - ATDF Board Chair
David and Susan Guilmette
Constance Valis Hill Ph.D.
Pamela Koslow Hines
Erica Marks Panush
Cynthia J. Roush
Lisa M. Scotto
Hoagy B. Carmichael
the late Charles "Honi" Coles
the late Gregory Hines
the late Bobby Short
The American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the following for their generous support: 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 Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Shubert Foundation, Cigna, Stagestep, Capezio Ballet Makers, and numerous individuals, friends and families.