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09-Apr-19 To Mark World AIDS Day, AHF Partners with Legend Debbie Allen to Present 'Keeping the Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance' at Harlem's Legendary Apollo Theater

NEW YORKNov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world's largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization has partnered with the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA), to host "Keeping the Promise – 1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrating Icons of Dance," a free, star-studded event taking place at the historic Apollo Theater on Friday, November 30th.

25-Oct-18 THE SCHOOL AT JACOB’S PILLOW ANNOUNCES 2019 PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT PROGRAMS: EXCLUSIVE FLAMENCO PROGRAM & ESTABLISHING NEW BIENNIAL TAP PROGRAM

October 25, 2018 (Becket, MA)—The School at Jacob’s Pillow, a world-renowned center for professional advancement in artistic excellence, announces 2019 programs in Contemporary BalletFlamencoContemporaryTapChoreography, and Dance Photography. Situated in the heart of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, the longest-running dance festival in the United States, The School has been instrumental to the careers of dance artists for over 80 years, connecting them to highly-acclaimed choreographers of the day in a curriculum made current by one of the most influential international dance networks in the field—a network dancers join as School alumni.

25-Sep-18 The National Museum of Dance is thrilled to announce that Jason Samuels Smith has joined the Lewis A. Swyer School of the Arts as the first ever Director of Tap Dance Programming

The National Museum of Dance is thrilled to announce that Jason Samuels Smith has joined the Lewis A. Swyer School of the Arts as the first ever Director of Tap Dance Programming. 

19-Jul-18 World Premiere of the New Musical Havana Music Hall Debuts this Fall at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of the new musical, Havana Music Hall. This exciting new show centers around the lives of Havana Music Hall’s best-known musicians who are just about to get their big break before Fidel Castro seizes power. Havana Music Hall will debut at Actors’ Playhouse October 10 – November 18, 2018.

25-Jun-18 Dance News: Full Lineup Announced for 46th Edition of Dance on Camera Festival this July 20-24!
02-May-18 National Folk Festival announces Jason Samuels Smith, three other acts

National Folk Festival announces Jason Samuels Smith, three other acts

01-Aug-17 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival Celebrates 25 years

JASON SAMUELS SMITH'S CHASIN' THE BIRD REMIXED


Thursday, August 24, 2017


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Marcus Garvey Park


124th St. and Fifth Ave., Manhattan




Emmy award-winning tap dance virtuoso and Broadway veterans perform segments celebrating Parker’s Donna Lee and Salt Peanuts


Featuring: Jason Samuels Smith, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Derick K. Grant with musical direction by Igmar Thomas and special guest, Craig “muMs” Smith.


JASON SAMUELS SMITH'S CHASIN' THE BIRD REMIXED


21-Feb-17 THIRD AND FINAL EXTENSION ANNOUNCED FOR CENTER THEATRE GROUP’S EXTRAORDINARY RUN OF "ZOOT SUIT" NOW THROUGH APRIL 2, 2017, AT THE MARK TAPER FORUM

Tickets for the Final Week of Performances Will be Available First to the

L.A. Community In-Person Only at the Center Theatre Group Box Office from

Thursday, February 23 Through Friday, February 24

06-Jan-17 'ZOOT SUIT' CASTING IS COMPLETE AND REHEARSAL HAVE BEGUN

Center Theatre Group’s “Zoot Suit” Plays at the Taper January 31 – March 12, 2017


Casting for Center Theatre Group’s production of “Zoot Suit” is now complete and rehearsals have begun for this legendary play with music. “Zoot Suit” begins previews January 31, opens February 12 and continues through March 12, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum. Written and directed by Luis Valdez, “Zoot Suit” is presented in association with El Teatro Campesino.

15-Sep-15 Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History On Sale!

http://www.amazon.com/Tap-Dancing-America-Cultural-History/dp/0190225386

22-Oct-14 Bailando Por Una Causa

http://www.latinoaids.org/news_detail.php?cat=pr&id=119

14-Oct-14 American Dance Machine For the 21st Century

http://helenedavispr.com/?post_type=press-release&p=137

06-Jun-14 5 Reasons to See After Midnight

http://www.newyork.com/articles/broadway/5-reasons-to-see-after-midnight-on-broadway-52396/

27-May-14 Legacy Recordings To Release "Duke Ellington: The Original Recordings That Inspired The Broadway Hit After Midnight"

Legacy Recordings To Release "Duke Ellington: The Original Recordings That Inspired The Broadway Hit After Midnight"

08-Feb-13 U.S. Kathak and Tap Dancers to Enthrall Coimbatore Audiences

http://chennai.usconsulate.gov/chpr20130208.html

29-Jan-13 Dance Under The Influence

http://madmuseum.org/press/releases/dance-under-influence-returns-mad-spring-2013-season

15-Nov-12 Dance Magazine Awards

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/prnewswire/press_releases/New_York/2012/11/15/NY14428

20-Jul-12 Bessie Award Nominations Announced

http://www.joyce.org/bessie-award-nominations-announced/

27-Oct-11 Tap Dancer & Kathak Master Join for Portland Ovations' India Jazz Suites


 

05-Jun-11 Society Notebook: O what a lineup


 

10-May-11 Brilliant Performances. Markham Theatre Announces 2011-12 Season


 

16-Apr-11 Tap Reloaded 2 World Tour 2011 at MCC


 

17-Feb-11 Speaking In Rhythm Of Footwork


 

17-Jan-11 Goings on About Town: Dance


 

18-May-10 Renowned tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith to teach master class at National Museum of Dance

Tap sensation Jason Samuels Smith and his dance troupe A.C.G.I. (Anybody Can Get It) will perform at the Spa Little Theater on Friday, May 28 as part of Saratoga Performing Arts Center's extended season. The evening before, he will teach a master class at the National Museum of Dance in Spa State Park for tap dancers of intermediate ability (Photo provided)

22-Mar-10 Jacob's Pillow Presents Jason Samuels Smith's A.C.G.I. in a Special Two-Week Engagement
22-Mar-10 LADIES GET DOWN: A Tribute to Women In Hip Hop created by Robin Dunn
20-Mar-09 Legendary Tap Dancers in Documentary Film
08-Jan-09 Start Your New Year off with Robin Dunn's F.A.C.E. Workshop - the Premiere Artist, Career & Personal Empowerment Workshop Series For the Performer in You!
20-Oct-08 Robin Dunn's F.A.C.E. Open House Showcase
09-Sep-08 Legendary Entertainer Dick Van Dyke makes a rare appearance in New York City to promote his latest documentary, "The Wonder Kids"
17-Aug-08 Spike and Goldmic.com Believe in Bringing the Power Back to Hip-Hop Fans
01-May-08 The Kitchen and The Studio Museum in Harlem present Hoofers' House, May 23
13-Oct-07 The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang nominated for two Black Excellence Awards
12-Oct-07 MISS THANG wins Best Feature Narrative in Nashville!
29-Aug-07 The Kitchen High Line Block Party
23-Aug-07 MTV Tr3s & Red Bull presents: "For Old Time's Sake" Kr3t's 18th Anniversary Extravaganza
03-Jul-07 BLOCH releases Exclusive Short Dance Films
29-Jun-07 Rock Steady Crew Celebrates 30th Anniversary
30-May-07 EVERYBODY DANCE!
24-Apr-07 PANDIT CHITRESH DAS AND JASON SAMUELS SMITH WIN ISADORA DUNCAN DANCE AWARD FOR BEST ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR FOR INDIA JAZZ SUITES
08-Feb-07 Celebrating Black History Month in San Francisco
24-Jan-07 Embassy News
01-Oct-06 EMMY & AMERICAN CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD WINNING CHOREOGRAPHER JASON SAMUELS SMITH DEBUTS NEW TAP COMPANY ANYBODY CAN GET IT at the NY CITY CENTER FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL 2006!
19-Jul-06 New York City Center Presents 2006 Fall for Dance Festival
25-Oct-05 That's Entertainment! Celebrating Career Transitions For Dancers', 20th Anniversary Jubilee
18-Mar-05 Tap dance artist Dianne Walker to perform, speak at MIT April 2
05-Oct-04 Update: Dance Performances at Tenth Annual American Choreography Awards Announced
17-Sep-04 2003 MDA Telethon Wins Primetime Emmy