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Friday, January 16, 2009

January Tap Happenings

January Tap Happenings
Year Round Adult Tap Classes
* Advanced Tap Technique for Adults and Teens *
Sundays 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Advanced Technique is taught by a rotating roster of guest
master teachers with a focus on technique, rudiments,
repertory and honing advanced rhythm tap skills. Drop-ins
welcome or register for the year. Visit Adult Programs for
full schedule of teachers and tuition.

Upcoming January Faculty & Schedule:
Jan. 18 - Roxane Butterfly
Jan. 25 - Roxane Butterfly
*Schedule subject to change

Classes held at Chelsea Studios: 151 W 26th St

*Workshops with Brenda Bufalino*

Wednesdays 12:00 - 2:00 pm
January 7, 14, 21, 28

Tap Technique & Repertory: Intermediate/Advanced

Visit Adult Programs for tuition information.

Classes at Stepping Out Studios: 37 W 26th St, 9th Fl

* Beginning Tap for Adults and Teens *

Sundays 3:15 - 4:15 pm, Claudia Rahardjanoto
Thursdays 6:15 - 7:30 pm, Susan Hebach

If you can walk you can tap dance! Develop your rhythm
skills and have fun dancing in an encouraging and
supportive environment.

Visit Adult Programs for more information and tuition.

Classes held at Chelsea Studios: 151 W 26th St
TCYE In-Studio Showing
Join the TAP CITY YOUTH ENSEMBLE as they develop exerpts
from the new show "Tapping into New York." Created for
Young Audiences, this high energy, educational show for
children explores the history of tap dance and its
connection to New York, and features classic and
contemporary choreography, inprovisation, and audience

Sunday January 25, 5:45 to 6:45 PM

Chelsea Studios, 151 West 26th Street, 6th floor

Free admission

Email to RSVP
Special Benefit Events in 2009: Something For Everyone!
The American Tap Dance Foundation has designed an exciting,
affordable NEW events season for 2009 that will intrigue
every tap enthusiast and help the support our programs as

In lieu of our annual gala which is traditionally held in
May, benefit performance events will occur throughout the

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 (7-8:30pm)
Take it to the Stage - ATDF Benefit
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South (at Thompson St.)
7:00 pm Performance
7:45 pm Meet the Artists Reception

To purchase tickets call 646-230-9564
Or online at
Tickets: $35 Performance Only
$100 Performance/Meet the Artists Reception

ATDF's 4th Annual Benefit features premiere performances by
our resident Tap City Youth Ensemble, emerging tappers and
special guest artists presenting original choreography and
new concepts in dance.

All proceeds will benefit the Gregory Hines Youth
Scholarship Fund and ongoing education programs.

May 2009 (Date & Time TBD)
Boat Ride & Tap Jam Benefit
Tickets: $100 General
$35 Students under 19

June 6, 2009 (7:30 - 10pm)
Tap City Youth Concert & Benefit Reception at Symphony
Tickets: $35 Performance only
$75 Performance followed by a VIP Reception

July 6 - 11, 2009 (Date & Time TBD)
Benefit Performance and VIP Dinner
During Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival
Tickets: $250

For detailed information on all our fundraising events,
please visit News and Upcoming Events on our website at:

Sound Check
A Tap Dance Concert Series
February 12 - 13 & 18 - 20, the ATDF will introduce Sound
Check, a new series of Tap Dance Concerts.

Sound Check 2009 will inaugurate the Foundation's
presentation of a home-based season showcasing the
diversity of tap dance in New York City. Presenting three
generations of artists, including tap masters, contemporary
artists and up-and-coming hoofers, Sound Check celebrates
the incredible breadth and scope of the dance form, from
improvisation to new choreography, solo to group dances;
classical to rhythm tap.

Visit Sound Check for specific artist details and to
purchase tickets!

Weekly Tap Jams hosted by Arleigh Rothenberg and Brandy

Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30 pm

January 7, 14, 21, 28

Cost: $2

Where: Chelsea Studios, 151 W. 26th St. NYC

*These are not an ATDF produced events*

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, the
Heckscher Foundation for Children, Leo's Dancewear,
Capezio, the American Chai Trust, an Anonymous Foundation,
and numerous individuals, friends and families.

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