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Sep 5, 2012

Divine Rhythm News

In this Issue:

DRP Artists:
Hooferz.com - Jason Samuels Smith 2-day masterclasses in Belgium
Bienal de Flamenco
Brazil International Tap Festival
ASH: The Workshop Experience - 12/13 Tour
Jason Samuels Smith @ Tap Beat Berlin
Tap World - Deadline extended!
Sue Samuels Fall Jazz Dance Class Schedule
Cotton Club Parade
Support Jazz Roots Dance

East Coast:
Piano in Bryant Park
Undertoe Dance Project Auditions
Company XIV Masterclasses/Company Class
Tappy Hour
Roxane Butterfly in Saratoga Springs
Support the New Brooklyn Theater

Midwest:
Scrapartsmusic makes debut at CHRP Global Rhythms

Worldwide:
Tap Beat 2012 Workshops
Win CASH for you and your studio @ Danceinforma.com
Call for Applications - MOVE IT (UK)


DRP Artists:

SWINGIN FESTIVAL - September 12-16, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Swingin' Festival is a Tap dance and Lindy Hop festival in Buenos Aires
You are invited to be part of this unprecedented five day event where worldwide icons of both disciplines will be visiting to share their knowledge of the art forms. There will be dance classes, evening events, with parties, concerts, and live shows!
Get to know this cultural movement, where we remember the music and dance of an era

Featuring tap classes with JASON SAMUELS SMITH, SARAH REICH, DAX HOCK, SARAH BRECK, JUAN VILLAFANE, SHARON DAVIS, and KELSEY MCCOWAN.

Visit WWW.SWINGINFESTIVAL.COM for more information!

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BIENAL DE FLAMENCO DE SEVILLA:
Seville, Spain - September 3-30, 2012
The seventeenth edition of the macrofestival in Seville relates the different trends in flamenco, from tradition to the avant-garde, as well as flamenco with other genres of music, dance and plastic arts. The Bienal, which offers 70 baile, cante, toque and music shows, will be held from September 3rd to 30th at the Teatro Maestranza, the Teatro Lope de Vega, the Teatro Central, the Alcázar, the Teatro Central and, as a novelty, the Espacio Santa Clara, Fibes Auditorium and the Andalusian Contemporary Art Center.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 - 11 PM: "FLAMENCO HOOFER'S" National Premiere - with Juan de Juan and Jason Samuels Smith

Check out this article for more information on the event: http://www.flamenco-world.com/noticias/bienal23052012.html
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13th Annual BRASIL INTERNATIONAL TAP FESTIVAL
October 11-14, 2012
Organized and produced by Christiane Matallo
Basic and Advanced program featuring workshops, tap jam, videos, and more!
This year's faculty include: Mishay Petronelli, Tony Waag, Jason Samuels Smith, Michelle Dorrance, Christiane Matallo, Ronnie Kneblewski, and Corinne Karon

For more information visit their website: http://www.christiane-matallo.com.br/br/tap.asp

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Saturday September 29th and Sunday September 30th
Hooferz.com ?2 DAYS MASTERCLASSES WITH JASON SAMUELS SMITH?
At de Singel in Antwerp ,Belgium?
In Jason’s class you will learn in all levels his warm ups, philosophies, combinations, and the opportunity to meet ?and ask questions. The weekend long event contains master workshops, performances, tap jams, ?a panel discussion, and more. The workshop is an unique,2 days class event where you will meet ?a mix of European Tap students I a brilliant art location in the centre of Antwerp
For more information, contact:
info@hooferz.com
(+32) 486/89.41.88
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ARTISTS SIMPLY HUMAN: The Workshop Experience - 2012/2013 TOUR
ASH is a new concept in dance education which offers an approachable faculty, longer class times, Q&A/photo sessions, an alternative to competition - our Performance Showcase, and thousands of dollars in scholarships awarded in every city, and much more!

Come out for a weekend of thrilling, stimulating, and powerful experiences. You will leave with renewed motivation and dedication. Whether you have previously joined us, or will be tending for the first time, the ASH family warmly welcomes you! Join the ASH team, including JASON SAMUELS SMITH on faculty, for one of these upcoming dates:

OCT. 27-28: ORLANDO
NOV. 3-4: KANSAS CITY
NOV. 10-11: HOUSTON

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TAP BEAT BERLIN: Presents a Tap Dance Workshop with JASON SAMUELS SMITH
   •   November 30 until December 2, 2012
   •   3 Levels: Adv Beginners / Intermediate / Advanced
   •   Registration for the workshop has began.
   •   Detailed information and registration form: http://tapbeat.de/en/workshops-events/


JAM SESSION/PERFORMANCE WITH JASON, CRISTINA AND GUESTS
   •   Saturday, December 2, at 9:00 p.m.
   •   Music: Tino Derado (piano), Andreas Edelmann (bass) and Roland Schneider (drums)
   •   Tickets: 10,- EUR
   •   Workshop participants and jam dancers: 5,- EUR
   •   Reservations: +49-30-886 24 158 or info@tapbeat.de

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TAP WORLD: A feature-length Documentary on Tap Dance. A Hollywood Picture. A Global Story.
Due to the unprecedented response, the DEADLINE for Video submissions to Tap World has been extended to DECEMBER 31, 2012.
Submit an audition video for your chance to be featured: Tell us your story, and share your Tap talent. We will post your video to our YouTube channel for the world to see (please see rules and all guidelines for submission). Our producers and distinguished celebrity judges will select the videos that will be included in the TAP WORLD feature-length documentary.

Visit the Tap World website for more information on how to make your video submission: http://tapworld1.com/index.php

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SUE SAMUELS BROADWAY JAZZ CLASSES: FALL SCHEDULE

MONDAY 
9:30AM  - Beg. Level Broadway Jazz  @ Broadway Dance Center

7:30 PM -  Adv./Beg. Level @  Broadway Dance Center

TUESDAY 
10 AM - Adv. /Beg. Level Broadway Jazz Class @  Peridance
1:30 PM - Basic Level Broadway Jazz @  Broadway Dance Center
 
WEDNESDAY
9:30AM - Beginner Level @ Broadway Dance Center

THURSDAY
10 AM - Adv./Beg. Level @ Peridance
1:30 PM -  Basic level @ Broadway Dance Center

FRIDAY
9:30AM - Beg. Level @ Broadway Dance Center

SATURDAY    NEW TIME BEGINNING SEPT 1, 2012
4:30- 6 PM- Intermediate Level @ The Ailey Extension

SUNDAY
10:30 am, Beg. Level @ Broadway Dance Center
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New York City Center Presents: COTTON CLUB PARADE

Last season’s critically acclaimed smash hit returns for a one-week limited engagement!
Cotton Club Parade is a celebration of Duke Ellington's years at the famed Harlem nightclub in the 1920s and '30s, when the joint was jumping with revues featuring big band swing and blues, dancers, singers, and novelty acts. Packed with hits from some of the greatest jazz composers of the time—including Harold Arlen, Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields, and Ellington himself—this production re-imagines a Cotton Club floor show right here on the City Center stage.
Starring?Alexandria “Brinae Ali” Bradley, Andrew “Dr.Ew” Carter, ?Kyra Da Costa, Brandon Victor Dixon, ?Carmen Ruby Floyd, Jared Grimes, La Tanya Hall, ?Jeremiah “Superman” Haynes, Christopher Jackson, ?Monroe Kent III, Adriane Lenox, Karine Plantadit, ?T. Oliver Reid, Amber Riley and Britton Smith.

Featuring Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra?
Music Director Wynton Marsalis?
Directed and Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
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Please support Jazz Roots Dance Company by making a DONATION:
Contributions made on behalf of Jazz Roots Dance company will help us with Studio Rentals, Costumes, and other costs involved in putting up our shows.  No amount is too small and every amount is appreciated!!! Jazz Roots Dance Company is a fiscally sponsored artist of The Field. All Donations made on behalf of Jazz Roots Dance company are tax deductible to the extent permitted by the law.

Please make a tax deductible contribution ONLINE: https://www.thefield.org/Profile.aspx?SAID=2265

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East Coast:

PIANO IN BRYANT PARK: Every Weekday from 12:30-2:30 PM, Thru October 12, 2012
Some of the best pianists from all over New York come to Bryant Park to play on the Piano in Bryant Park. Tap your toes to the music of Scott Joplin, the Gershwins, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton, and more every weekday. The custom-made piano and series has been created by Bryant Park in partnership with Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Sam Ash Music Stores.

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UNDERTOE DANCE PROJECT AUDITIONS - FRIDAY, SEPT 7
Undertoe Dance Project is seeking female tap as well as female jazz dancers to join as Company Members or Apprentice Members.
You are not required to be both a tap dancer and a jazz dancer to be part of the company. If you are, that is fantastic! Please stay for the full audition. Otherwise, please come to the style for which you’d like to be considered.

11:30 AM: Female Rhythm Tap Dancers
1:00 PM: Female Jazz Dancers

Location: AFA Dance, 38-01 23rd Avenue, #100 - Astoria, NY 11105. Nearest Train is the N/Q to Ditmars Blvd. and the nearest bus is the M60

Dancers must be at least 18, college graduates preferred.

Callbacks: Friday, September 28, 2012 from 10 am – 3 pm in Astoria. Rehearsals begin the following week. There is currently no pay for rehearsals but there may be performance stipends available, depending on the venue. Dancers must be available for regular rehearsal times which are Fridays from 10 am – 3 pm in Astoria.

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COMPANY XIV at BDC
Laura Careless, Principal Dancer and Rehearsal Director of Company XIV, will be teaching two master classes at Broadway Dance Center. "Moving with Intention" - Saturday Sept. 8th, from 4:30-6 PM
For more information: http://www.broadwaydancecenter.com/faculty/bios/careless_laura.shtml

Starting September 11th, 2012 Company XIV is offering open company classes! ($10)
Tuesday and Thursday 12-1:30 PM. Saturdays 1-3:30 PM
303 Bond Street, Brooklyn
This class for advanced level dancers combines yoga and energy work, dance technique and Company XIV phrasework in an approach to movement that is formally structured yet places equal emphasis on sensation. Dancers are encouraged to move like themselves in an environment that honors the capacity of dance to be expressive and personal while deepening their understanding of the Company XIV movement vocabulary and style alongside XIV performers. 

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TAPPY HOUR: A Recreational Tap Class for Adults in a Bar!
Saturdays at Jimmy's No. 43
5-6 PM Session I (Fun for All)
6-7 PM Session II (More Advanced, Tap Shoes Required)
September 8 - October 13 - November 10 - December 8

$10 for one session, $15 for both, $1 off drinks at the bar. For more information and to RSVP please click on the link below.
Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to check-in and get a drink
http://undertoedance.com/calendar/

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ARTIST EVENT: ROXANE BUTTERFLY teaching in SARATOGA SPRINGS
To the Tap Community upstate-NY (Saratoga Spring area)

Hello Fellow Instructors, Dancers & Students,

The opportunity has come about to have tap dancer & performer Roxane Butterfly (protege of Jimmy Slyde) come to our area for "One Night Only" on Friday, September 28th to teach and possibly do a demonstration.

Int/Adv Tap Class Ages 10-15

Adv Tap Class Ages 16 thru Adult

1 Hour Conference Lec/Dem

Fees $30 per tap class / $20 additional for the Lec/Dem
Lec/Dem only $30

*Pre-paid Registration would be required

*Please let me know a.s.a.p. your level of interest for yourself, students & Instructors and approx how many would would attend.

*This is an amazing opportunity considering Roxane no longer resides in NYC but spends most of her time in Barcelona. She is only in NY from Sept. 26-Oct1. Please take the time to search Roxane on either google or youtube to learn more about her. She has a website as well.
www.roxanebutterfly.com

Tina Baird
Contact thru:    https://www.facebook.com/tinafretto.baird
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SUPPORT THE NEW BROOKLYN THEATER in their fundraising campaign to purchase and restore the historic Slave Theater in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. New Brooklyn Theater is a 501(c)3 theater company which is on a mission to purchase and restore the historic theater at 1215 Fulton Streed in Bedford Stuyvesant, NY. New Brooklyn Theater plans to restore the building and turn it into a performing arts center with three stages that will develop the work of Brooklyn artists for Brooklyn audiences.

Visit their kickstarted page here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/newbrooklyntheater/new-brooklyn-theater
And visit the following links for more information:
www.NewBrooklynTheater.com
Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/newbrooklyntheater
Connect on Twitter: @New_Brooklyn
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Midwest:

SCRAPARTSMUSIC makes Chicago debut at CHICAGO HUMAN RHYTHM PROJECT'S GLOBAL RHYTHMS
November 24 and 25 at Harris Theater

The  Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, presents the Chicago debut of ScrapArtsMusic for Global Rhythms 8, CHRP's annual community-building, shared-revenue performances that spotlight national and international percussive arts companies. Performances are November 24 at 8 p.m. and November 25 at 3 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park.
 
ScrapArtsMusic
  ScrapArtsMusic delivers an intoxicating mix of intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and a highly inventive percussive arts concert. Created by Gregory Kozak and Justine Murdy, ScrapArtsMusic is an earth-friendly, Vancouver-based company that creates unforgettable percussion performances using kinetic instruments skillfully crafted from offbeat materials ranging from accordion parts to artillery shells.

Global Rhythms performances take place Saturday, November 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 25 at 3 p.m. at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Dr. Tickets are $15-55 and are available by calling 312-334-7777 or visiting  harristheaterchicago.org. All programming is subject to change. For information visit chicagotap.org.

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Worldwide:

TAP BEAT (Berlin) 2012 Workshops
IMPROVISATION: Compact course with Cristina Delius
   •   September 7 until December 14, 2012
   •   Fridays, 7:00–8:30 p.m.
   •   Level: all levels (you should be familiar with tap dance basic steps)
   •   Detailed information and registration form: http://tapbeat.de/en/workshops-events/

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WIN CASH FOR YOU and YOUR DANCE STUDIO from DANCEINFORMA.COM
Dance Informa magazine is giving away cash to a lucky dancer and his or her studio. Imagine what you could do with $1000 cash. Imagine blessing your dance studio with $3000. ?Make dance dreams come true and enter today!

Dance Studio Owners: Tell your teachers and students about this contest. The more entries for your studio, the greater your chances to win. How would you like $3000 towards renovations, new flooring, costumes, camps, audio equipment or whatever you need?

Enter here for your chance to win: http://danceinforma.us/contest/dance-cash

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - MOVE IT 2013, Olympia London
March 8-10, 2013
Deadline for Applications: 21 September 2012

MOVE IT is the UK’s biggest dedicated dance event and hosts 3 days of performances, classes, educational activity and professional advice sessions. The aim of the programme is to create an experience for visitors that is inspiring, creative and representative of the full spectrum of the UK dance scene

For contributors, the programme is a practical way to showcase what you do to thousands of people who love dance. After 7 years, MOVE IT has become the place for dance and dancers to be seen and getting involved is your opportunity to connect and reach out to new audiences. MOVE IT also provides a valuable and extensive marketing package for all contributors

The team have begun planning an extensive and exciting programme for 2013 and we want you to be involved. Taking part is free and allows you to reach an audience passionate about dance face-to-face. There are some opportunities still available for the following:
Main Stage Performances Showcase your work in front of thousands on the famous MOVE IT Main Stage.
Classes and Masterclasses Engage with up to 150 dancers in one of our custom made dance studios.
Dance Teachers' Convention Reach teachers who work across the industry.??The Interview Sofa Short interviews and advice sessions with a variety of dance celebrities, professionals and industry experts.

Visit the website for more information: http://www.moveitdance.co.uk/applications2013

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