Tap Fest Performance: Screen to Stage

Tap Fest Performance: Screen to Stage

March 9, 2019
6 pm

Zipper Hall


This performance is sold out.

Featuring Evan Ruggiero, Drama Desk Nominee
with
Melinda Sullivan, La La Land; SYTYCD; Colburn faculty
Dominique Kelley, Black and Blue; Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in da’ Funk
Jillian Meyers, assistant choreographer of La La Land
Anissa Lee, tours with Postmodern Jukebox and Syncopated Ladies
Assata Madison, performs with Parlor Social and a member of Syncopated Ladies
Jason Rodgers, Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in da’ Funk
Johnnie Hobbs III, dance film director, performer, Colburn faculty

World-class hoofers perform interpretations of iconic tap numbers from classic films. This special evening features guest artist Evan Ruggiero, who found inspiration by watching mid-1900s film footage of one-legged tapper “Peg Leg” Bates.

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