March 2018  

 
   

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SPRING IS ABOUT TO SPRING..& SWING!

Greetings,

Get ready for more events, more classes & more fun!  Our Adult Student Task Force cooking with gas, so join us on March 16th.



The Queen B of Tap Dance is conducting a Choreography Workshop on March 30th which will be followed by Tap Talks/Tap Films, the 2nd addition of an ATDO dancer reunion where we will view MORE ATDO performances and more Bufalino ensemble choreography.

Always check our News & Events page because you never know what might pop up in the meantime.
 
And don't forget to bid on our On-line Auction thru March 16th.

Cheers!

Tony Waag
Artistic Director                          Photo by: Lois Greenfield
Schedule for Adult Classes
September 11, 2017 - June 22, 2018

Schedule for Youth Program
September 11, 2017 - June 17, 2018

 

Friday, March 30, 2018 (7:30-9pm)
TAP TALKS/TAP FILMS
ROUND 2

American Tap Dance Orchestra (ATDO) Alumni gather to reflect, recall & re-examine 15 years of dynamic choreography created by Brenda Bufalino, local productions & touring international. Numerous performances from the ATDF Archives will be screened.
To register visit: TAP TALKS
Or call (646) 230-9564

Check out ATDF's ON-LINE AUCTION offering numerous items and private lessons!
 
 Visit the Auction HERE!
TIME FOR TAP CITY YOUTH ENSEMBLE AUDITIONS
 
Visit TCYE Auditions HERE!
Visit  NEWS & EVENTS  for detailed info on these important dates:
 
Friday, March 16, 2018 (7:30 - 9:00pm)
ADULT STUDENT TASK FORCE MEETING

Friday, March 30, 2018
BRENDA BUFALINO CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Friday, March 30 , 2018
TAP TALK/TAP FILM

April 15-May 20, 2018
SIX WEEK TCYE REPERTORY WORKSHOP
 
 Saturday, May 19, 2018
DANCE PARADE

Sunday, June 17, 2018
TAP CITY YOUTH CONCERT

June 23, 2018
ADULT STUDENT SHOWCASE

July 7 - 13, 2018
TAP CITY 2018

July 11, 2018
RHYTHM IN MOTION

July 15 - 22, 2018
TAP TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM
CHOREOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
WITH
BRENDA BUFALINO
March 30, 2018 (1-6pm)
 
To register! 
6 WEEK TCYE REPERTORY WORKSHOP
Sundays, April 15-May 20, 2018
11:30-1pm
$75  
We are hosting a special 6 week workshop to share select repertory from our company repertory.  If you are interested in becoming a member of TCYE, you'll have some pieces ready to perform at the conclusion of this workshop.  Audition/placement is required to register for participation.  Please contact shebach@atdf.org or call 646-230-9564 ext. 2802 for more info. 
 
Deadline to sign up is March 20th! 

Saturday, May 19, 2018
DANCE PARADE

July 7 - July 13, 2018
 


INFO & REGISTER HERE


ATDF's comprehensive training program in teaching rhythm tap to children, teens, and adults

July 16-22, 2018


Rhythm tap technique
Copasetic Canon repertory
Pedagogy
Jazz music concepts, tap composition & improvisation
Tap history
Mentored independent work
  Certificate issued by the ATDF
  
"Amazing amount of useful information"

"this training is wonderful
...invaluable"
(our graduates)


For information visit: 

 
Student of the Month!
Elissa H. Buxbaum


"Tap dancing has been part of my journey of coming home to NYC and back to the things I love, but didn't prioritize for myself - right up there with fedoras, 90's dancehall, and pierogies! My day job also feeds a life-long passion for social justice. I help college administrators across the U.S. prevent and respond to hate incidents ... But I get to do it from NYC now.  Lucky me  :-)  NYC, with the greatest of everything - including tap friends!
 
And now I will spend my last 50 words expressing my deepest appreciation to all of my teachers.  Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you - how many is that?  In all seriousness, I am so inspired and I feel cared for. I will continue to honor the people who came before me, and to work my hardest each day.  xxoo."  Elissa


RELATED RHYTHMS   
These are New York City tap dance events not produced by the American Tap Dance Foundation.
 
If you would like your tap dance event or news included, please email info@atdf.org with the who, what, where, and when by the 25th of the month prior to your event.
 



 



American Tap Dance Foundation
Staff  
Tony Waag - Artistic/Executive Director
Susan Hebach - Youth Program/TCYE Director
Craig Fuchs - Education Assistant
ATDF
Liz Cousins - Studio Operations Manager
Margaret Morrison - Education Advisor  
Constance Valis Hill Ph.D. - Director of Preservation
Mark Kellogg - Design
Morgan McMahon - Social  Marketing 
  
Board of Directors 
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Erica Marks Panush - ATDF Board Co-Chair
Lisa M. Scotto - ATDF Board Co-Chair
Debra Beard
Mercedes Ellington
Maurice Hines
Bianca Kodzoman
Pamela Koslow Hines
Nancy Kremsdorf
Linda Murray
Cynthia J. Roush
Randy Skinner
Kim Thacker 

Emeritus Board
Brenda Bufalino
Hoagy B. Carmichael
the late Charles "Honi" Coles
the late Gregory Hines
the late Bobby Short 


 

Current Supporters

The American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the following for their generous support: New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Howard Gilman Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Tsunami Foundation - Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. and Family, and numerous individuals, friends and families. 


 

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