Beat & Rhythm: The Evolution of Tap

Beat & Rhythm: The Evolution of Tap

e American-born art of tap dancing brings music, dance, & U.S. history together in The American-born art of tap dancing brings music, dance and U.S. history together in an unforgettable way. In this program students will learn how tap dancing was born as a result of unique cultural and historical factors present in late 19th century America.

Selected students will have the opportunity to assist in illustrating musical concepts while also comparing and contrasting the contributions of many of tap’s greatest innovators from Bill “Bojangles” Robinson to Gregory Hines.

Professional tap dancer Terrence Taps will demonstrate how tap has grown and changed over the years by displaying a variety of styles, all while showing students that it’s never too late to try something new!

Terrence “Taps” Bennett

Grades:  K-12
Single Performance:  $375
Back-to-Back Performances:  $650
Audience Limit:  300