Tap Talks/Tap Films

The ATDF presents monthly Tap Talks/Tap Films presentations, panel discussions and special events to the tap community. Tap dancers, historians, teachers, writers and choreographers:

Examine the birth of the form and its practice in films, television, on the  Broadway and concert stages throughout the world.

View archival footage or introduce new film projects or documentaries.

Present their work, decribe their choreographic process or lead open discussions regarding current issues within the art form

All events are hosted by ATDF Artistic Director Tony Waag.
$5 in advance by calling (646) 230-9564 or at the door (Members get in FREE)


How to become a MEMBER of the American Tap Dance Foundation?

It's very simple, and costs only $10/year.


A membership with the ATDF includes:

1. 10% off ALL merchandise, excluding Tap Mats

2. $13/hour Studio Rental

3. FREE Admission to the ATDF's Tap Talk Series


*membership expires one year from purchase date. If you are interested, or need to renew a prior membership, inquire at the ATDF Front Desk, or call directly at 646.230.9564.


Friday, January 27, 2017 (7:30-9:00pm)

Thinking on Their Feet - Women of the Tap Renaissance

a documentary film by Jenai Cutcher

In the 1970s and ‘80s several women dedicated themselves to resurrecting and revolutionizing tap dance.They continue to pioneer the field.

Awards: DocUtah Film Festival - Official Selection
New Filmmakers NY Spring Festival - Official Selection

Starring Brenda Bufalino, Heather Cornell, Lynn Dally, Anita Feldman, Jane Goldberg, Sarah Petronio, and Linda Sohl-Ellison

Written & Directed by Jenai Cutcher
Produced by Susan Heimburger

To register visit: REGISTRATION
$5 in advance by calling (646) 230-9564 or at the door (Members get in FREE)

March 17, 2017 (7:30-9:30pm)