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TAP IT OUT

Saturday, July 14, 2017 (Location & Times TBA)

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Tap It Out is a free, public and outdoor event often presented at the end of Tap City, the New York City Tap Festival.

Imagine a chorus of hundreds of tapping feet performing an a cappella choreography weaving together several tap dance styles and vernacular movement. Tap City participants will rehearse throughout the week of the festival to create this explosion of tones and rhythms. Tap It Out is conceived and created by the mayor of Tap City Tony Waag and is co-directed and staged by dancer/choreographer Lynn Schwab. (see: artist statement)

If you are registered in the Adult or Pre-Professional Program at Tap City, you have the opportunity to participate in this event as it is included in your package! Once you enroll, you will receive detailed instructions in the Spring. Each dancer will dance on their own platform, which will be supplied by Tap City, and, will learn their part of the presentation in advance via YouTube. Group rehearsals will take place during the day Monday, July 9th - Thursday, July 12th and are designed around your regular class schedule. (see your program schedule)

If you register for the Youth Program you have the option of participating in the tail end of this event where everyone performs the Shim Sham Shimmy. Details will be announced in February, 2018.

 

For photos of Tap it Out visit:

Tap it Out 2012 (World Financial Center Marina)

Tap it Out 2013 (Father Duffy's Square/Times Square)

Tap it Out 2014 (Foley Square/formerly known at the 5 Points District)

Tap it Out 2015 (Father Duffy's Square/Times Square)

Tap it Out 2016 (Foley Square/formerly known at the 5 Points District)

Tap it Out Video Promo (Father Duffy's Square/Times Square, Foley Square/formerly the 5 Points District and the World Financial Center Marina)

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