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Dec 13, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:

*DRP ARTISTS*
-Thank You, Gregory Upcoming Tour Dates
-Swing Dance at the Cotton Club
-Int/Adv class with Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
-Jazz Dance Class-Sue Samuels- New Class Schedule
-SAVE THE DATE: DC Tap Festival 2010

*EAST COAST*
-Benefit for the Group Theatre Too
-FRIDAY NIGHT TAP CLASSES IN BOSTON WITH SEAN FIELDER
-2010 Professional Advancement Programs and Auditions
-MA Dance & Somatic Well-Being: Connections to the Living Body in New York
-Junkanoo Festival @ Ideya
-LESOLE's Dance Project at Dance Place, featuring Rhythm in ...
-Harlem Tap - "We Know Rhythm
-The Tap Times – December

*MIDWEST*
- M.A.D.D. Blow Out Sale!
-We're moving!

*WEST COAST*
- Dance Instructor Postions Open at Dance 10

*WORLD-WIDE*
-Tapeplas Tap Dance invited you to the event "TAPEPLAS - EPIC PREMIERE"
- Call for Proposals: Arts Conference 2010

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*DRP ARTISTS *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Thank You, Gregory
A Tribute to the Legends of Tap
Upcoming Tour Dates


November 19-21, 2009 New Orleans Ballet Association, New Orleans, LA

January, 15, 2010 Fox Theater, Hutchinson, KS

January 16, 2010 Carlsen Center, Overland Park, KS

January 20-21, 2010 Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AK

January 23, 2010 Hancher Auditorium, Iowa City, Iowa

January 29, 2010 The Ritz Theater, Jacksonville, FL

January 31, 2010 The Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL

April 6, 2010 Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

April 7, 2010 Kutztown University Kutztown, PA

April 9, 2010 Capitol Theater, Concord, NH

April 16, 2010 Delaware Valley Arts Center Frazer, PA



For more information: http://www.thankyougregory.com

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SWING NIGHT AT THE COTTON CLUB
With Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Omar Edwards

*Live Jazz Band*

When: Monday nights @ 9:45PM

Where: The Cotton Club (W 125th and Riverside)

Cost: $20

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INT/ADV TAP CLASS
With Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards
When: Every Thursday from 6:00-7:30PM
Where: Harlem Tap (W 149th, NYC)

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Jazz Dance Class-Sue Samuels- New Class Schedule

Monday 10:30 Beginner @ Broadway Dance Center
7:30 Basic @ Ailey

Tuesday 9:30 Adv/Beg @ 300 W. 43rd St. @ 8th Ave. 3rd floor (NEW)
1:30 Basic @ BDC
6 pm Beg @ Ailey

Wednesday 10:30 Beg @ BDC

Thursday 9:30 Adv/Beg @ 300 W. 43rd St (NEW)
1:30 Basic @ BDC

Friday 10:30 Beginner @ BDC
7:45 pm Beginner @ BDC

Saturday 4 pm Intermediate @ Ailey

Sunday 10:30 Beginner @ BDC

I look forward to seeing you there,
Love,
Sue Samuels

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SAVE THE DATE!

DC Tap Festival

March 26, 27, 28, 2010

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NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Benefit for the Group Theatre Too

THE GROUP THEATRE TOO
presents

featuring
JENNIFER AVILA, MICHAEL BLEVINS, JUSTIN BOCCITTO, JEFF BRELVI, MICHAEL BRESLIN, JACOB BURLAS,
DAISY CASTELLUCCI, CRYSTAL CHAPMAN, GEORGE CROOM, RYAN DEFOE, BRIAN DURYEA, TOPPER FABREGAS,
SEAN FOSSE, CONNOR FRAWLEY, ARI FRENKEL, GENERATION TAP, HUNTER GROSS, BRITTANY JEFFREY, CHRIS KINSEY, LORINNE LAMPERT, T.J. LARKE, JESSICA LYNCH, CRISTINA MARIE, ALEX MAXWELL, BRITTANY MESHBERG, DYLAN PAIGE, MICHAEL PENNA, MITCHELL SCHNEIDER, ANN-MARIE SEPE, IAN SMITH, LEXIE SPEIRS, GABE TOTH,
KATE SWAN & CO., SYNTHESIS DANCE PROJECT, ANTHONY ZAS

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22ND - 8PM
at the
HA! COMEDY CLUB
163 W. 46th Street

$10 at the door + 2 drink minimum
(Cash Only)

To reserve seats call 212-665-0360

The Group Theatre Too will be honoring
JOHN KANDER & DAVID RIMMER
as they accept seats on GTT's Advisory Board

Visit www.grouptheatretoo.org for more information.

THE GROUP THEATRE TOO
Michael Blevins, Artistic Director
Justin Boccitto, Executive Producer

ARTISTIC ADVISORY BOARD
Mercedes Ellington ~ Nicole Fosse ~ Mallory Graham ~ Maurice Hines
John Kander ~ Bernard Kaplan ~ Theodore Mann ~ Bettye Morrow
David Rimmer ~ Chita Rivera ~ Sue Samuels

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SAVE THE DATE

NEW WEEK NIGHT TAP CLASSES WITH SEAN FIELDER

STARTING FRIDAY DECEMBER 4TH

6:30 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

LOCATION:
BOSTON PERCUSSIVE DANCE-----LOCATED INSIDE GREEN STREET STUDIOS
185 GREEN STREET, CENTRAL SQUARE CAMBRIDGE

THIS CLASS IS FOR TEENS, ADULTS, STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
CLASS FEES ----- $15.00


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2010 Professional Advancement Programs and Auditions

Greetings from The School at Jacob's Pillow

Announcing!
2010 Professional Advancement Programs and Auditions

Please forward this announcement to dancers you know. Don't let them miss these opportunities, including a full scholarship and $2,500 cash award. Admittance to The School requires an in person or DVD audition. In person auditions are run like a master class, there are no cuts and they serve as a valuable opportunity to network with artist faculty and Jacob's Pillow staff.

Keep reading for:
2010 Professional Advancement Programs and Auditions
Photos, video clips, and more on the Pillow Website http://www.jacobspillow.org/education/school/
View two exciting videos about The School at Jacob's Pillow
We look forward to seeing you at auditions or answering your questions!

Where to Audition
http://www.jacobspillow.org/education/school/audition-apply/audition-schedule.php

Miami
January 16 Contemporary
January 17 Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance
January 17 Tap

Los Angeles
February 6 Contemporary
February 7 Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance
February 7 Tap

New York City
January 23 Contemporary
January 23 Tap
January 24 Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance

February 27 Contemporary
February 27 Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance
February 28 Tap

March 13 Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance
March 13 Tap
March 14 Contemporary

DVD Auditions
March 31 postmark date
DVD auditions are encouraged for anyone unable to attend in person.

International Auditions
Argentina...Athens...Paris...Norway
see our website for listings

The School at Jacob's Pillow
www.jacobspillow.org
info@jacobspillow.org
413.243.9919

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MA Dance & Somatic Well-Being: Connections to the Living Body in New York

MA Dance & Somatic Wellbeing:

Connections to the Living Body is a unique visionary and pioneering program offering a professional training in Dance & Somatic Movement Education. The program is on the cutting edge of contemporary international practice, exploring the creative skills required to practice with ingenuity, individuality, insight and sensitivity. All sessions are taught in the spirit of self-discovery, non-judgment and self-reflexivity. The course is facilitated through open-ended processes of self-discovery and sensory-imaginal heart-centred educative models. MA graduates are qualified to a register as a Somatic Movement Educator.
For a complete breakdown of the course, please find attached a PDF that will help you to understand everything you need. For further information, please to not hesitate to contact me directly and I will be more than happy to answer any questions.
Please pass this information to any post-grad students who might be interested. Many Thanks

Thank you for your time.

Amanda Williamson
(Course Leader)


MA Dance & Somatic Well-Being: Connections to the Living Body
Approved Training in Somatic Movement Dance Education: Community & Client Based Practice
Visit 'The International Somatic Movement Education Therapy Association'
MA Course Information
http://www.ismeta.org/mads.html

University of Central Lancashire
School of Creative & Performing Arts
Preston PRI 2HE UK
Phone: 0044 (0)1772 201201 ext 5349 Email: acwilliamson@uclan.ac.uk

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Junkanoo Festival @ Ideya

Ring in the New Year West Indian Style!!!!!

Junkanoo is a festival celebrated all over the Caribbean on New Years Eve.
Traditionally it is a celebration of music, art, dance and of the people and their past.

So come to Ideya to celebrate your past and ring in your future
while listening to our in-house reggae band, WeDeya.

WeDeya will be playing from 9pm-1am

We will be offering our regular dinner menu in addition to a special prix fixe menu.

Dinner reservations are required for a table.
212.625.1441

We look forward to seeing you

Ideya
349 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013

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LESOLE's Dance Project at Dance Place, featuring Rhythm in ...

Event: LESOLE's Dance Project at Dance Place, featuring Rhythm in Bleu
What: Performance
Start Time: Saturday, December 12 at 8:00pm
End Time: Sunday, December 13 at 4:00pm
Where: Dance Place

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=191208970903&mid=18482ebG2efdcaacG352c46aG7

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Harlem Tap - "We Know Rhythm

Event: Harlem Tap - "We Know Rhythm"
Start Time: Saturday, December 12 at 6:00pm
End Time: Saturday, December 12 at 7:00pm
Where: 401 w. 149th st


To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=198216299348&mid=18b1508G2efdcaacG35fb99dG7

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The Tap Times – December
The American Tap Dance Foundation is pleased to announce the official opening of the American Tap Dance Center as we open our doors to the floors as of January 4th, 2010! All previous scheduled classes will resume at our new Christopher Street location. Stay tuned in January for numerous new class and event announcements! Meanwhile, check out what's already scheduled!


American Tap Dance Foundation
154 Christopher St. #2B
New York, NY 10014

Brenda Bufalino
4 Week Workshops

Int/Adv Level

Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00

December 16 - CANCELED

January 6 - January 27

*Please Note Location Change!*

All classes are held at:
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street, #2B

(between Greenwich & Washington Streets)

Drop-Ins welcome

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Open Houses for Youth & Adults

January 2010!

Take a sample class, meet our faculty, and get information about our Tap Programs. New classes to be added! There are open houses for ages 3 1/2 to teens and adults!
0.   Monday, Jan. 4, 6:00-7:00pm - ADULTS
0.   Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2:30-4:30pm - YOUTH
0.   Wednesday, Jan. 13 - 2:30-4:30pm - YOUTH
0.   Saturday, Jan. 16 - 12:00-1:00pm - YOUTH
FREE Absolute Beginning tap class for adults: Monday, January 11, 6:00-7:00pm with Tony Waag!
All Open Houses will be at
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street, #2B (between Greenwich & Washington Streets)

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Give the Gift of Dance

...and keep your loved ones moving & grooving into the New Year!
ONE MORE WEEK!!

We now offer class cards for beginner adult tap classes! Purchase a class card for a friend or family member.

4 classes - $52
8 classes - $104

In addition to these great savings, the first class is free for new students!

Gift cards are activated upon first class taken. Useable for future classes to be added in January 2010!


Visit our shop for more great tap dance items, including t-shirts, instructional & performance DVDs, tap mats, tap shoe bags & more! http://www.atdf.org/shop/shop.html

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*MIDWEST *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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M.A.D.D. Blow Out Sale!

M.A.D.D. Rhythms is moving and everything must go! Choose from "TAKE 5" DVD's, commemorative T-Shirts and posters. We also, have soaps, body butters, body oils, tap shoes and tap jewelry. Come and visit us during our open house week Dec. 14-19 and do some early holiday shopping for the dancer in your life.


http://maddrhythms.com/?p=2559

http://maddrhythms.com/?p=2564

http://maddrhythms.com/?cat=29

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We're moving!

The Time Has Come............
They say home is where the heart is, well M.A.D.D. Rhythms is looking for a new place to call home, where we can do what our hearts love to do ... TAP.

In your travels if you see a vacant location or if you know of a location that is currently available please let us know. We are looking to set up shop and throw down some wood.

We are open to new partnerships and any out of the box ideas you may have. We just want the freedom to grow and prosper with our beloved art form! We would love to remain on the south side and in the community, but we will go where we are wanted.


Sincerely,

Bril Barrett
M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Inc.

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NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Dance Instructor Postions Open at Dance 10

"Hi Friends...We're looking for qualified teachers to join our staff. We're sad to be seeing our wonderful teachers the Pabsts moving on (so blessed that they stayed in Ca. longer than they planned). Please pass this on to anyone who might be interested.".

Event: Dance Instructor Postions Open at Dance 10
What: Opening
Start Time: Monday, January 4 at 11:20pm
End Time: Monday, April 5 at 2:20am
Where: Dance 10 Dance Center


To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=232518238355&mid=1866864G2efdcaacG3567101G7

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*WORLD-WIDE *
NEWS UPDATES & EVENTS
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Tapeplas says, "TAPEPLAS - EPIC - PREMIERE AT MERCAT DE LES FLORS IN BARCELONA".

Event: TAPEPLAS - EPIC PREMIERE
What: Performance
Start Time: Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00pm
End Time: Sunday, January 3 at 7:00pm
Where: Mercat de les Flors - Barcelona

To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below:
http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=370691475252&mid=18f15baG2efdcaacG366aaf6G7
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Call for Proposals: Arts Conference 2010

Call for Proposals:
International Conference
"Performing Arts Training Today"
April 28 - May 1, 2010
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria
"Performing Arts Training Today" is the professional conference open to performers, performing arts educators and teachers from all over the world interested in the research of topical questions and processes in contemporary performing arts education and training.
The conference is open to different art genres, techniques and forms: theatre, dance, music, circus, visual and multimedia art.
At the moment the Conference is accepting presentation proposals.
Participants: actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, performing arts educators, teachers, musicians, singers, composers, stage designers, painters, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters, playwrights, theatre critics, journalists and arts managers.
You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant or Observer!
The working language is English.
PHOTO GALLERY of the Past Conference:
http://picasaweb.google.ru/globtheatre/IUGTEConference
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & REGISTRATION:
http://www.iugte.com/projects/registration.php
General information:
http://www.iugte.com/projects/Conference.php
ACCOMODATION & VENUE:
http://www.iugte.com/projects/Retzhof.php

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