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Friday, May 30, 2008

Shuffles presents

June 2008

Shuffles presents
“Make A Wish ”
An all dancing, all singing tap revue,
For kids, by kids.

Sunday, June 1 at 3:00 PM

Tickets: $30
Contact: The Kaye Playhouse Box Office (212) 772-4448
Further information:

Vote for The Swift Brothers - Australia's Got Talent!

To vote SMS: TAP to 19977772 (55cents for an sms) if you can spare a few seconds and cents it would be great if you could vote and tell anyone who might also be impressed by their talents!!
Voting closes Midday on Friday (30/05/08)

Go the Swift Bros!! Let’s get them to the finals!

More info:

Jason Samuels Smith in Michigan May 30-June 1st!

Catch Jason Samuels Smith in Michigan this weekend at part of


May 30th-June 1st

With live webcast at 7pm est!

For information, visit:

News from Keane Sense of Rhythm

Join us as Keane Sense of Rhythm re-stages their best repetoire of the past 10 years. Familiar faces as well as dancers from the original company will take the stage for this rare performance. Definitely a show not to miss!

See you on the after-beat,

Ellen Keane & Cathy Wind
Co-Artistic Directors
About a Mile
A 10th Anniversary celebration!
Get your tickets now!

Their renowned choreography has been called "rambunctiously playful" and, executed with "equal parts goofiness and grace" by the Star Tribune. The Chicago Human Rhythm Project calls them "innovative and polished!" They have been seen at some of the top venues nationally and internationally over the past 10 years!

Keane Sense of Rhythm brings it all back to celebrate their 10 years brining tap to the Twin Cities with ABOUT A MILE.

Event Info
June 19-21, 2008
SteppingStone Theatre
55 Victoria Street North
St. Paul, MN 55104

Tickets: $22 Adults
$18 Students/Seniors


Rhythm Tappers on a Mission

To preserve, present, create, and expand the boundaries of American Tap Dance.

We accomplish our mission through education, creation of new works, performing, presenting tap events, collaborating with other artists and investing in talented youth.

About a Mile: June 19-21

Keane Sense of Rhythm and friends celebrate a 10 year journey of exploring rhythms and relationships through tap!

Upcoming Events
KSR at Minneapolis MOSAIC Festival!

Don't miss KSR in a special performance of Tap & Taiko fusion!

Sat. June 7th, 2008
Pantages Theater

Youth Tap Ensemble Auditions!

The KSR Youth Tap Ensemble will be having an additional audition. If you are age 8-18 and love to tap, don't miss your chance to be a part of this exciting group!

Please contact Ellen Keane to discuss audition date & time:

Broadway Underground in NYC

Broadway Underground
Monday, June 2nd at 8:00 pm

Restoring the spirit of entertainment, Broadway Underground floors audiences of every age with spontaneous and rhythmic comedy. Tappers, Jared Grimes and DeWitt Fleming host this "blast from the past" phenomenon filled with amazing talent straight off the New York City streets. The open session ends the evening where artists flock to the stage for their minute of fame as they launch themselves into the den of live talent to be seen by all the world.

Promo Video:
Tickets: ($12) $25 at the door
$10 Food/Drink Minimum

News from ATDF

Tap Forward
Tuesday, July 8 (8:00 pm)
An evening of contemporary choreography created by leading choreographers for cutting edge ensembles including Chloe Arnold, Michelle Dorrance, Barbara Duffy & Company, Acia Gray, Derick K. Grant, Josh Hilberman, Jason Janas, Kazu Kumagai, Michela Marino-Lerman, Carson Murphy, Jason Samuels Smith, Tapestry Dance Company, Josette C. Wiggan, Zen & others!

The annual HOOFER AWARDS will be presented to tap dancers extraordinaire Tina Pratt and Derick K. Grant and the TAP PRESERVATION AWARD will be presented to teacher, historian and Professor Ann Kilkelly.

Tap & Song
Friday, July 11 (8:00 pm)
Tony Waag and friends take us on a rhythmic romp celebrating traditional vaudeville, comedy and classic song and dance. Performers include Brenda Bufalino, C3 Tap Cooperative, Barbara Duffy, DeWitt Fleming, Acia Gray, Susan Hebach, Jason Janas, Kendrick Jones, Ann Kilkelly, Mable Lee and her Dancing Ladies, Reggio McLaughlin, Margaret Morrison, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Mathew Sheilds, Hank Smith, Melinda Sullivan, the Tap City Youth Ensemble, Tapestry Dance Company, Tony Waag, Karen Callaway Williams and others.

Tap legends Ernest "Brownie" Brown (Cook and Brown), Harold Cromer (Stump and Stumpy) Mable Lee, and Dr. Jimmy Slyde will be inducted into the INTERNATIONAL TAP DANCE HALL OF FAME.

Visit our website for information about:
Youth Showcase of Talent - July 9 at 3 pm
Adult Showcase of Talent - July 9 at 8 pm
Tap Youth / Tap Future - July 10 at 8 pm

All performances will be presented at:

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

General $45
Children under 12, Symphony Space Member, College Student & Senior: $23

Showcase Ticket Prices:
General $20; Children under 12, Symphony Space Member, College Student & Senior: $10

*NOTE: Reduced rate tickets avaulable by phone or at box office window only

Box Office: 212-864-5400
Hours: Tues - Sun from 11am until 7pm
Or visit:
ATDF Youth Program & Open House

Open House: Saturday June 28, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Take a sample class, meet our faculty, see performances by our Tap City Youth Ensemble and get information about our Fall 2008 Tap Programs. For ages 3 1/2 to teens. No tap shoes required!

Chelsea Studios
151 West 26th Street, 5th or 6th Floor, btwn 6th & 7th Ave.

Register for Fall Tap Classes Now!
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.
Exciting new classes for kids/teens of all levels!
New!! Advanced Technique for teens/adults with a roster of rotating guest master teachers!
Full schedule on our website: Youth Program
Classes begin September 14
*All classes are held at Chelsea Studios*

Tap City Youth Ensemble Audition

Saturday, June 28th

The American Tap Dance Foundation is seeking new members, ages 11 - 19, to be a part of the Tap City Youth Ensemble for the 2008 - 2009 Season!

Audition Schedule:
12:00 Check in for int/adv dancers ages 11-13
12:30-1:30 Audition for int/adv dancers ages 11-13
2:00 Check-in for adv dancers ages 13-19
2:30 - 3:30 Audition for adv dancers ages 13-19
3:30 - 4:00 Call back for advanced dancers

All dancers who plan to audition MUST pre-register for the audition via email by June 20.
Copy, paste and complete the information below and send to Susan Hebach at:
Please send information by June 20.
1. Student name
2. Date of birth and current age
3. Parent/Guardian names
4. Parent email address
5. Parent's home phone
6. Cell or alternate phone
7. Student email (optional)
8. Mailing address
9. Home dance studio & current tap instructor
10. Where do you go to school?
11. Are you a member of any other performing group or organization?
Please list (i.e. a competition group, chorus, sports team)

Please contact Susan Hebach at with any questions.

The Jazz Brunch at Cafe Loup


105 West 13th Street

New York, N.Y 10011


May 25, 2008


The Jazz Brunch at Café Loup with Bob Kindred and his group will become a JAZZ TAP BRUNCH REUNION CELEBRATION on SUNDAY, JUNE 22nd 12:30 – 3:30. Tappers from all over the world will join with co-host, Barbara Duffy in recreating the classic Jazz Tap Brunch Kindred played for several years across the street at Zinno. Max Pollak, Maurice Chestnut, Andrew Nemr and Claudia Rahardjanoto are some of the many dancers lined up as guests.

Café Loup

105 West 13th St.

No Cover Brunch menu from $9.50 to $16.50 Reservations: 212-255-4746

Subway: 1,2,3 to 14th Street F,V,L PATH

Contact: Anne Phillips 212-580-2349