June 2013

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  ATDF Spring Gala photos by Wallace Flores

Spring Adult Classes   

Last day of classes is June 21st!

 

Mondays

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

Toni Noblett 

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

 

Tuesdays

Fast Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Lynn

Schwab

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

 

Wednesdays

Absolute Beginner,  6:30 - 7:30 w/ Frances Bradley

Beginner, 6:30 - 7:45 w/ Barbara Duffy

 

Thursdays

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

Advanced Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Susan Hebach

 

Sundays

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

 

Rates: 

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

Summer Adult Classes   

July 15 - September 4 

 

Mondays

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

Toni Noblett 

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

 

Tuesdays

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

Advanced Beginner, 6:15 - 7:30 w/ Susan Hebach

 

Wednesdays

Absolute Beginner,  6:30 - 7:30 w/ Claudia Rahardjanoto

Beginner, 6:30 - 7:45 w/ Barbara Duffy

    

Rates: 

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

ATDF and Cigna: Helping You Achieve Your Full Potential

 

At Cigna, a global health service company, improving health is at the heart of everything we do. Cigna's mission is to help the people we serve improve their health, well-being and sese of security to reach their full potential. This is demonstrated by our support of the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF). Together, we can help our customers and other participants improve their quality of life and functioning through physical activity. Each month, be sure to check this newsletter for healthy tips provided by Cigna.

 

Share Your Story:

Every day we're imspired by people just like you! If you have a story about how you use your unique strengths to help you achieve your full potential, we'd love to hear it. You can share your story by sending an email to BusinessCommunications@Cigna.com

 

 

   

Adult Showcase 

 

Come out and support our Year Round Adult Students at their annual showcase! Everyone has been working really hard in class to show what they've been working on in class.

 

WHEN: Saturday, JUne 8th @ 8pm

WHERE: PS 3 - 490 Hudson St. (between Christopher & Grove)

COST: $5 at the door

 

 

Tap City Registration is OPEN!

  

Check out what's happening at Tap City on July 6-13, 2013!
 

VERY LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE!

 

Please check availability here before registering!

 

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!)

Tap Jam

Tap Internationals

Tap Future

Copasetic Boat Ride

Tap Awards

 

Register Here!

 

 

 

Tap City Youth Concert

 

Come see dncers age 4 - 19 tap up a storm with a live jazz trio. This evening performance showcases the ATDF's ongoing youth program highlighting budding young rhythm makers and advanced teens from the Tap City Youth Ensemble! Fun for th whole family!

 

For tickets, please visit: http://tribecapac.org/dance or call 212-220-1460

 

Tickets to the general public will go on sale Wednesday, June 12 at 12pm.

 

  

Tap Camp

 

 

ATDF youth programs, for children and teens, teach students about America's own indigenous art form - Tap. Our distinguished faculty shares their knowledge of the artistry and history of tap with each student in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

 

Camp is for ages 5 - 11 with no experience up to 3 years experience.  Student will have a chance to explore tap dance, history, arts & crafts and other percussive dance forms.

 

WHEN: August 12 - 16, 2013, 9:30am - 2:00pm

WHERE: ATDC, 154 Christopher St.

COST: $495

 

For questions or to register: Call 646.230.9564 or email Courtney at crunft@atdf.org

 

   

      
 
ATDF Spring Gala photos by Wallace Flores

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.

 

From Our Friends the ROCKETTES!


Rockettes choreographer and Christmas Across America tour director Dennis Callahan talks tap at Rockettes Auditions!

 

http://www.rockettes.com/dance/tap-into-dreams.html

 

Michela Marino-Lerman Tap Jams 


WHEN: Every Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:45pm
 

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 

 

Gene Kelly: The Legacy, a special LIVE tribue show by Mrs. Gene Kelly


Biographer and film historian Mrs Kelly (Patricia Ward Kelly) takes audiences behind the scenes and shares an intimate story of her late husband Gene Kelly, the man who helped create some of the most memorable scenes in film history. This unique, LIVE performance-praised as "a real treat" by Variety-combines rare and familiar film clips, never released audio recordings, memorabilia, and personal insights culled from hours of interviews with her husband. Mrs. Kelly, whose presentation has been described as "mesmerizing," reveals a very personal side of this American legend and his perspective on the innovative work for which he wished to be remembered.

 

MORE INFO: http://www.genekelly.org/?page_id=2
 

 

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

 

"Transitions" - AN Evening of Tap Dance


When: Saturday, July 6

 

Where: Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 5 W 63rd St., NYC

 

Tickets: $22/General Admission

 

More Info: www.ryanpcasey.com

 

At turns thoughtful, satirical and humorous, "Transitions" features routines inspired by periods of change and personal development in the life of its choreographer and director, Ryan P. Casey. While "The Tall & Short of It" portrays the struggles and successes of his towering, 6'8" talent, "My Manhattan" lampoons his culture shock as a pilgrim to NYC, and his former teacher, Kelly Kaleta, becomes his partner in a series of playful duets, "Just the Two of Us." Tap, poetry, humor and more intersect in this engaging evening of rhythm and narrative.

 
 

Tap & Roll


When: Saturday, July 6 & Sunday, July 7....6:30 - 8:30pm

 

Where: The HUB, 139 Charles St. @ Washington St., 212.965.9334

 

Hosted by: Laraine Goodman & AC Lincoln

 

Live Music and Tap Jam at the HUB!
 
 

Tap Kids Summer Intensive

 

WHEN: JULY 14th-20th 2013

 

WHERE: Burlington, VT

 

Apply on line : www.tkintensive.com

 

The Tap Kids Rhythm Intensive is a one of a kind program designed to challenge and inspire talented young tap dancers age 9-22.The Tap Kids intensive is home of the cast and creators of the internationally acclaimed show "TAP KIDS."

 

Each year 40-75 dancers are selected by videotape audition to take part in the Tap Kids Intensive which offers unsurpassed training with the nation's finest tap masters. All participants perform new original choreography by TK Faculty in the Showcase Performance.

Burlington is a 45 minute flight from NYC or 5 hours by car. and just 1.5 hours drive from Montreal, Canada.


TO APPLY ON LINE, CLICK ON APPLICATION ABOVE

QUESTIONS?  CONTACT: Artistic Director Lisa Hopkins
lisa@nystage.com
818-433-7191
www.tkintensive.com 

 

 
 

American Tap Dance Foundation

Staff  

Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director

Susan Hebach - ATDF Youth Program/TCYE Director

Courtney Runft - ATDF Education Associate/Registrar

ATDF

Margaret Morrison - ATDF Education Advisor  

Mark Kellogg - Design
  
 

Board of Directors 

Tony Waag - ATD Artistic/Executive Director

Debra Beard - ATDF Board Chair

Mercedes Ellington

David and Susan Guilmette

Constance Valis Hill Ph.D.

Pamela Koslow Hines

Nancy Kremsdorf

Erica Marks Panush

Cynthia J. Roush

Lisa M. Scotto

Randy Skinner

Kim Thacker 

 

Emeritus Board

Brenda Bufalino

Hoagy B. Carmichael

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: 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, Cigna, Stagestep, Capezio Ballet Makers, and numerous individuals, friends and families.

 

 

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