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Jul 23, 2012

DIVINE RHYTHM NEWS

July 23rd, 2012

DRP Artists:

ASH Dance Presents: theCOMPANY- Las Vegas, NV
10th Annual L.A. Tap Festival- CA
Tap World Documentary
21st Annual St. Louis Tap Festival- MO
Chicago Human Rhythm Project- IL
Prague City Tap Festival
3rd Annual Jersey Tap Fest- Bloomfield, NJ
Sue Samuels Updated Class Schedule

East Coast:

The Art of Photographing Dance
Broadway Underground-NYC
Create Your Own Tap Dance: A Choreography Workshop- DC
Central Park Dance: Guest Teacher Series-NY
House Dance Conference-NY
Parallel Exit (The Joyce Theater)-NY
American Tap Dance Foundation Tap Camp- NY

Midwest:

Keane Sense of Rhythm- MN
Tapology Dance Festival 2012-MI

West Coast:

Pandit Das Performance- CA

South:

Bryan “FOOTWORK” Green-GA

Worldwide:

Barcelona Tap Intensive- Spain
Swingin’ Festival- Argentina
XXIII International Havana Ballet Festival

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DRP Artists:

ASH DANCE PRESENTS: the company- LAS VEGAS, NV
July 21-26, 2012
Hard Rock Hotel

theCOMPANY is a unique, six day summer dance event which will include classes with the ASH faculty and guest artists, rehearsals for the closing performance, Q & A sessions, auditions (for scholarships, professional jobs, and college dance programs), a solo competition, Performance Showcase, activities for teachers and parents, and even a pool party! theCOMPANY experience will culminate in a closing performance at Hard Rock. theCOMPANY merges the convention and concert worlds, and blends them in a way never before experienced. Dancers ages ten through professional will have the opportunity to reach new heights and exceed their wildest expectations. For lovers of movement, this is an experience not to be missed!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT DEADLINE ENDS: JUNE 15TH, 2012

To register or for more information go to: www.ASHDance.com or call 855.ASH.Dance
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10TH ANNUAL L.A. TAP FESTIVAL
August 6th-11th, 2012

Founder - Debbie Allen
Director - Jason Samuels Smith
Co-Director - Chloe Arnold
•   Master Classes
•   Jam Sessions
•   Student Showcase
•   Panel Discussions
•   Cutting Class
•   All-Star Concert
Faculty - Dianne Walker, Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards, Michelle Dorrance, Jason Janas, Tre Dumas, Melinda Sullivan, Christopher Broughton, Sarah Reich, Chantel Heath, Cathie Nicholas, and more to come!!
Elective Faculty -Kevin Harris, Kara Mack, Aaron Williams, Sue Samuels

***Register before JUNE 25th and save 50% OFF Package Purchases***

For Registration and More Information, Visit www.LATAPFEST.com or call 310-280-914 or email latapfest@gmail.com
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TAP WORLD

A feature length documentary on Tap Dance.
A Hollywood picture, A global story.

Have you ever wanted to be a part of a Hollywood picture, but felt too far removed from the industry?
Well here's your chance!
www.TAPWORLD1.com

The competition begins April 1st, 2012 and ends September 15th, 2012. Visit www.TAPWORLD1.com to learn how you can become part of this groundbreaking documentary.
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21ST ANNUAL ST. LOUIS TAP FESTIVAL
July 23-28, 2012
St. Louis, Missouri
Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel

The St. Louis Tap Festival is a week long event that educates, promotes, and celebrates the American art form of tap dance. Started by Professor Robert L. Reed, the festival has grown tremendously, and is known and loved throughout the world. We bring the world's best tap dancers to teach classes, perform, and to inspire kids in the St. Louis area and throughout the world.

The week long event contains master workshops, performances, tap jams, dances, a panel discussion, and more.

Divine Rhythm’s own Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Martin “Tre” Dumas III are part of the faculty.

For Information and Registration, go to: http://www.tapheritage.org/index.html
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CHICAGO HUMAN RHYTHM PROJECT

RHYTHM WORLD 22
July 23-August 5th, 2012
At Multiple Venues in Downtown Chicago

RHYTHM WORLD is the oldest and most comprehensive festival of American tap and contemporary percussive arts in the world. RHYTHM WORLD features an extraordinary master faculty of 18 teachers and two weeks of performance, education and community outreach programs including free public performances, tap jams, panel discussions and extraordinary faculty concerts at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

All classes will be held at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago. Performances will be held at Jazz Showcase and Museum of Contemporary Art.

Faculty includes: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Dianne Walker, Jason Janas, Michelle Dorrance, Martin “Tre” Dumas, and many more.

For more information and registration: http://www.chicagotap.org/Performance-Education-Detail-Festival/Rhythm-world-2012.aspx
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1ST ANNUAL PRAGUE CITY TAP FESTIVAL
AUGUST 14th-19th, 2012

Register Now! Spaces LIMITED!

Prague City Tap Festival 2012 is the first year of a new tap festival. The festival comes from a mutual thought of Pavel Strouhal, the director of the festival, and Jason Samuels Smith, an internationally renowned dancer and also the founder and president of LA Tap Fest.

We seek improving the common knowledge about history of tap through additional lectures and panel discussions with the teachers. This year’s festival will feature Prague City Tap Cutting Contest, a first of a kind (in Prague) tap dance battle.

Faculty: Jason Samuels Smith, Chloe Arnold, and Michelle Dorrance

Website: http://www.tapfestival.cz/home
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Prague-City-Tap-Festival/417539851592246
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3RD ANNUAL JERSEY TAP FESTIVAL
(The Garden State Tap Dance Festival)
AUGUST 23RD-26TH, 2012

Founded by Hillary-Marie Michael, Jersey Tap Fest provides repertoire classes to encourage today’s young, emerging tap dance artists and master classes to celebrate the tap masters and allow them to train the artists who are the future face of the tap dance community. We are committed to tap dance by being dedicated to its advancement for the purposes of promoting and preserving its tradition, history and musicality as an American art form. Jersey Tap Fest is focused on serving tap dance, teaching its history, preserving its percussive traditions and promoting tap as a cherished American art form.

Faculty Includes: Michelle Dorrance, Josie Say, Maurice Chestnut, and many more.

To register or For more information:
Call (908) 202-7635
www.JerseyTapFest.com
www.facebook.com/jerseytapfest
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BROADWAY JAZZ WITH SUE SAMUELS (UPDATED SCHEDULE)

Broadway Jazz dance classes where you can work on your style, polish your technique, and establish different methods of picking up choreography. Great for Singers, Actors, Dancers and all who want to be!! Come to class and learn!!

MONDAY
9:30am- NEW TIME*** Beginner- Broadway Jazz @ Broadway Dance Center

7:30pm- Adv. Beg Level Broadway Jazz Class @ Broadway Dance Center

TUESDAY
10 AM - Adv. /Beg. Level Broadway Jazz Class @ Peridance

1:30 PM - Basic Level Broadway Jazz class @ Broadway Dance Center

WEDNESDAY - NEW TIME***
9:30am - Beginner Level @ Broadway Dance Center

7PM - Intermediate Level @ Peridance (ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOMED!)

THURSDAY
10 AM - Adv./Beg. Level @ Peridance

1:30 PM - Basic level @ Broadway Dance Center

FRIDAY - NEW TIME***
9:30am - Beg. Level @ Broadway Dance Center

SATURDAY- NEW TIME***
12:00 PM- Intermediate Level @ The Ailey Extension

SUNDAY
10:30 am, Beg. Level @ Broadway Dance Center

* You can buy classes online for the Ailey Studios and Broadway Dance Center*

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/home.asp?studioid=851
http://www.broadwaydancecenter.com/shop/class_cards.shtml

The Ailey Studios : 405 West 55th street (9th Avenue)
Broadway Dance Center : 322 West 45th Street (Between 8th & 9th Avenue)            
Peridance : 126 East 13th Street (Between 3rd & 4th Avenue)
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East Coast:

THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHING DANCE AT JACOB’S PILLOW

A workshop for photographers.
August 21-26, 2012
Workshop Director: Rose Eichenbaum
Faculty: Christopher Duggan

Limited to 15 participants Hurry!
Info lpkyber@jacobspillow.org, 413.243.9919 x111

The workshop will provide shooting sessions with professional dancers in varied locations and situations, individual and group coaching and critiques, and immersion in the performance and educational offerings of the world renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

For More Information or Registration: http://jacobspillow.org/education/photography-workshop.php
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BROADWAY UNDERGROUND
July 25th
PLACE:
B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
247 West 42nd Street
NYC

Starring Jared Grimes and Dewitt Fleming, Jr.
Along with the sounds of THE BU Band and dance by the TADAH DANCE COMPANY. And of course…. THE OPEN SESSION (Bring Your Groove)

Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Broadway-Underground/171722759535358
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CREATE YOUR OWN TAP DANCE: A CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Saturdays from 1:30-3:00pm at Joy of Motion Dance Center, Friendship Heights, Washington, DC
$108 for 6 week session: June 30-August 4

Heidi Schultz has choreographed over 30 dances for her two DC-based performance companies, Tappening and Tappenstance, as well as new combinations every week for her classes at Joy of Motion.

Level: No choreography experience necessary. Students should have several years of tap training.

Whether you don't know where to start or have so many ideas but no idea how to organize them or want feedback on work in progress, this workshop is for you.

We will meet once a week to discuss and implement approaches to tap choreography. Students will choreograph combinations on their own time and then bring them to class to receive feedback to help build them into a coherent piece. The goal of the workshop is to come away with a short tap dance (1-2 minutes long). At some point during the workshop, each student will also teach the rest of the class a portion of their dance.

Register: http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=4077&stype=-28&sTG=24&sVT=266&sLevel=1&sView=day&sLoc=4&sTrn=100000040&sDate=6/30/2012
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CENTRAL PARK DANCE PRESENTS: GUEST TEACHER SERIES
Take class from renowned teachers….EVERY TUESDAY!

TWEETIE: TBA
PRINCE: JULY 17TH & JULY 24TH
JANELLE: JULY 31ST AND AUGUST 14TH
ROBERT TAYLOR: JULY 10TH AND 31ST; AUGUST 7TH, 21ST, AND 28TH

For more information, contact:
450 Central Park Dance, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-2940
www.centralparkdance.com
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HOUSE DANCE CONFERENCE-NY
July 27th, 2012

Cumbe Dance Studio
558 Fulton St. 2nd fl
Brooklyn, NY

10pm-4am

House Dance Conference
DJ’s QU and DOC

House, Classics, Funk, Hip Hop, and Breaks

Buy tickets online for $8 at housedanceconference.eventbrite.com
$12 at the door
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PARALLEL EXIT
JULY 20TH-22ND & 26TH-29TH

Inspired by the films City Lights and An American In Paris, NYC's Drama Desk-nominated Parallel Exit presents the premiere of an evening-length comic ballet, I ? BOB: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Guy, a work that follows the story of two desperately lonely characters attempting to connect amid the speed and chaos of 21st century New York. Featuring an original score, the work is created by director Mark Lonergan, choreographer Ray Hesselink, and composer Wayne Barker.

Performance Schedule
Fri-Sun at 7:30 & Thu-Sun at 7:30pm

Ticket Price
$25; $15 stu/sr; $150 Jul 28 benefit
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AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION
YOUTH PROGRAM- TAP CAMPS
AUGUST 13-17 & AUGUST 20-24

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 31ST, 2012

Please feel free to give us a call or email with questions, we'd be happy to talk to you about camp. It's a great way to IMMERSE in tap, and build skills and confidence. Each year we see camp students make great progress, and it's fun too!

Camps are separated by levels and age, see below.

August 13 - 17, 2012 (Ages 5 - 8, 1A, 2A, 1C from last season)
9:30am - 2:00pm

$495

August 20 - 24, 2012 (Ages 8 - 13,2C, 3B, 3C, 4C, Rep I & II)

9:30am - 2:00pm
$495

Camp Includes:

5 days of Tap Technique and Choreography
Master Classes in various Percussive Dance Forms
Tap History & Film
Field Trip (TBA)
Presentation for parents on last day


Please do call or email with questions before July 31st. We are available in the office Monday through Thursday, from 10-6, and via email: crunft@atdf.org, or shebach@atdf.org
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Midwest:

KEANE SENSE OF RHYTHM TAP COMPANY

Classes held at Dance Factory, Circle Pines 8 minutes from 694 & 35W on Lexington.

Actual class dates: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/9, 8/16

Summer Schedule:

Summer Dance & Cabaret
June 28-August 16, 2012
Our summer program is designed to teach technique and personal style with an option to perform in August.

Advanced Tap 5:30-6:45
Moses Supposes original Choreography from
"Singing in the Rain"

Rep Class 6:45-8pm
Company Rep rehearsal for show

Intermediate Tap 8-9:15pm
"Cabaret"

Apprentice 6:30-7:30
Razzle Dazzle from "Chicago"

Adult Class 7:30-8:45
"The Artist" 1927 choreography, style, and hair!
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TAPOLOGY DANCE FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 26-28, 2012

Location: Flint Institute of Music
1025 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
(810) 238-1350

The tap dancers' weekend begins with workshops on Friday evening, honors our Living Legend at Saturday afternoon’s Honoree Luncheon, Tap Competition with $1,500 in prizes on Saturday night, and the Tapology Concert on Sunday evening.The Tapology Festival offers a jam-packed schedule of tap dance activities over a three-day weekend. This dance festival is distinctive in that it offers events for Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Senior students.

Register Now! : http://www.tapology.org/events/dance-festival
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West Coast:

PANDIT DAS PERFORMANCE
JULY 28TH, 2012
AMADOR THEATER
PLEASANTON, CA

Presented by Sanskrati’s Music and Dance Festival on July 28 in Pleasanton, California, this will be a rare solo appearance for the first time in four years. An exhilarating experience, Pandit Das brings ancient Indian traditions to the modern times though speed, power, grace, and beauty. He will be accompanied by some of the finest Indian musicians — communicating through a universal language on one stage.

For more information: http://www.sanskriti.org/Main/index.php
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South:

BRIAN “FOOTWORK” GREEN
Place: Primary Fitness
Address: 921 Dallas Highway, Douglasville GA

Starting June 5th, 2012

Classes:
Tuesdays: House,
Thursdays: Hip-Hop

$10 per class
Time: 8-9pm
For information: Call 678 401.8454 or email primaryfitness.ga@gmail.com
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Worldwide:

BARCELONA TAP INTENSIVE
JULY 24TH -29TH & JULY 30TH-AUGUST 4TH

Class focuses on hoofing technic, blending influences from the Original Hoofers with Butterfly’s stylistic. It stresses the importance of creating balance between grounded fast-footwork and use of space, lightness and strength, plus understanding body-placement to create precise sound-dynamics.

* Session 1 (July 24th -29th) > Hoofing elements from Eddie Brown’s untitled routines will be used as a basis for exercices
•   Session 2 (july 30th-August 4th) > Jimmy Slyde’s warm-up and balance exercices will serve as practice references

CONTACT:
Roxanne Butterfly: jsib@roxanebutterfly.com
Website www.jimmyslydeinstitute.org
http://www.jimmyslydeinstitute.org/JSIB_Site/Barcelona_Tap_intensive.html
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SWINGIN’ FESTIVAL
September 12th-16th, 2012
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Swingin' is a festival dedicated to the tap and the Lindy Hop, the original swing dance. During 5 days, we invite you to be part of an unprecedented event where true icons of these disciplines at the global level we visit the city to share their knowledge and their art. In addition to the dance classes, Swingin' has scheduled an incredible agenda of evening events, festivals, concerts and live shows.

Workshop Prices: (Full Length)
Tap $650
Lindy Hop $650

ONLINE THERE ARE INDIVIDUAL PRICES FOR CLASSES.

Click Here To Register: http://www.swinginfestival.com/
Facebook Link: www.facebook.com/SwinginFestival
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XXIII INTERNATION HAVANA BALLET FESTIVAL
October 27 –November 4, 2012
www.festivalballethabana.com

“CUBA A CLASSIC EXPERIENCE”
“A VERY SPECIAL TOUR FOR DANCE LOVERS”

For reservations, information and day by day program please contact us by phone or email:

IP Interplanner
7816 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20012
Phone: 202-722-6882
Fax: 202- 722-7073
Email: Interplanner@comcast.net
www.interplannercuba.com
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