January 2016

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Winter/Spring 
Adult Program 

January 4 - June 24
 
Mondays
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Michela Marino-Lerman
6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Toni Noblett
7:30 - 8:30, Absolute Beginner w/ Michela Marino-Lerman
 
Tuesdays
12:00 - 1:00, Absolute Beginner w/ Gabe Winns 
6:15 - 7:30, Slow Intermediate w/ Lynn Schwab
6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Felipe Galganni
 
Wednesdays
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Asha Griffith
6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Barbara Duffy
 
Thursdays
6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Courtney Runft

Friday
6:15 - 7:30, Intermediate w/ Felipe Galganni **NEW

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

Prices:
$9     New Students 1st Class
$18   Single Class
$80   5 Class Card
$140 10 Class Card
$180 15 Class Card
 
Location:
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B
New York, NY 10014
  
Sign-In and pay before you come!

 

 
2016 Save the Dates
 
January - March, Tap Talks / Tap Films

February 12-14, Rockin' In Rhythm

April 12, ATDF Spring Fundraiser

April 13 - 17, Rhythm in Motion

May 22, Tap Attack

June 19, Tap City Youth Concert

June 25, Adult Program Showcase

July 9 - 16, Tap City

July 17 - 24, Tap Teacher Training

Tap Teacher Trainings 
July 2016
 
The ATDF's comprehensive training program in teaching rhythm tap to children, teens, and adults
 
July 17-24, 2016 Level 1 
(Teaching Beginners)
July 19-24, 2016 Level 2 
(Teaching Advanced Beginners)
  • Rhythm tap technique
  • Copasetic Canon repertory
  • Pedagogy
  • Jazz music concepts, tap composition & improvisation
  • Tap history
  • Mentored independent work
  • Certificate issued by the ATDF
"Amazing amount of useful information"  "this training is wonderful ... invaluable" (our graduates)
 
Accepting applications now for 2016. For full information visit: Tap Teacher Training

Tap City 2016
 
July 9 - 16, 2016 

Programs for kids, teens & adults of all levels!

NEW Tap Treasures Tour!

Sneak Preview of classes and events here: Sneak Preview!

Teachers to be announced in January with registration to soon follow! To see what happened in 2015, click here!




Brenda Bufalino 4-Week Workshop
 
Brenda Bufalino teaches Int/Adv Technique and American Tap Dance Orchestra Repertory

WHEN: Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00pm
January 6 - 27, 2016

WHERE: American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B

COST: $30/single class, $100/4 class card

New Students: Arrive at least 15 minutes before class to register! 

Questions: Email crunft@atdf.org or call 646.230.9564


Adult Program Repertory Classes
 
Do you want to learn entire pieces of choreography? These are the classes for you! It is recommended that you also take a companion technique class in addition to the rep class.

Intermediate Repertory

Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 w/ Lynn Schwab

Session 2: January 5 - June 21 
Cost: $384 (No class April 12)

Advanced Beginner Repertory

Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 w/ Barbara Duffy

Session 2: January 6 - June 22

Cost: $400

Beginner Repertory **NEW**
 
Slurp, Paddle & Roll
Explore "double time" paddle and roll technique, slurps & riffs too! Learn exercises to develop your technique and get you to the next level!

Thursdays, 6:15 - 7:45 w/ Susan Hebach

Session 2: January 7 - February 11

Cost: $96

To register, please call 646.230.9564 or arrive at least 20 minutes before the first class.
Tap Talks
 
January 29, 2016 (7:30-9pm)
A One, Two, Three, Four: A History of Tap Dance in the Village

February 12, 2016 (7:30-9pm)
Film: About Tap, followed by an open discussion with producer/director George Nierenberg

March 11, 2016 (7:30-9pm)
Tap It Forward! (Sneak Peek)
Open forum and presentation of new "works in progress" currently in development

Cost is $5 (members are free)

ATDF
154 Christopher St. #2B
between Greenwich & Washington St.

For detailed descriptions, please visit: Tap Talks

Rockin' In Rhythm
 
February 12-14, 2016 

Performance:
Sunday, February 14, 2016 4pm 

Washington Irving High School - 40 Irving Place (btwn East 16th & 17th St.)

The Rockin' in Rhythm Teen Tap Intensive brings together dynamic and diverse youth ensembles from across the country to perform 
their best works on a New York City stage, and learn new rhythms and moves with their contemporaries in special master classes. This exciting event has classes, rehearsals, a jam and then a concert performance. Our goal is to unite, share and inspire through a weekend of rockin' rhythms & music.

For more information, please visit: Rockin' In Rhythm



Rockin' In Rhythm Performance
 
        
        
                      
ATDF Youth Program in action!

For more pictures of ATDF performances and events , please visit: Flickr!
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. 

WHAT: Institute for the Rhythmic Arts Workshop (IFTRA), produced by Nicholas Young
WHEN: January 17 & 18
WHERE: Flamenco Vivo Studios, 4 W. 43rd St. (NYC)


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
Morgan McMahon - Social Marketing 
  
Board of Directors 
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Erica Marks Panush - ATDF Board Co-Chair
Lisa M. Scotto - ATDF Board Co-Chair
Debra Beard
Mercedes Ellington
David Guilmette
Constance Valis Hill Ph.D.
Maurice Hines
Bianca Kodzoman
Pamela Koslow Hines
Nancy Kremsdorf
Cynthia J. Roush
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: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Howard Gilman Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, the Tsunami Foundation - Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. and Family, and numerous individuals, friends and families. 


 

 

 

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