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Look At What Tap Dancers Are Doing Now

31. October 2011

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Tap dancers are busy doing amazing things all over the world. Here is a sampling of the stories and announcements that have caught my eye: Tap Dancer & Kathak Master Join for Portland Ovations’ India Jazz Suites Exclusive! Season 7’s Melinda Sullivan on the Past, Present, and Future of Tap Dance on SYTYCD Savion Glover […]

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Jason Janas Has an “Illness”

28. April 2011

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I bring you this news as quickly as it has come to me. Jason Janas, tap dance phenom, is ill. I don’t actually mean ill in the sense of the Physicians Desk Reference, I mean it in the sense of the Urban Dictionary which defines ill as: Having great skill or skills with respect to […]

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The Movie “Tap” (1989) – Get It Now

27. April 2011

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The Portable Tap Floor Blog just announced that you can now purchase the movie “Tap” (1989) in the store. If you haven’t seen this great film starring Gregory Hines, you should definitely consider picking it up now! It’s a “must-own” for every tap dancer.

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Tap Dance Day 2011 Approaches and in Chicago…

11. April 2011

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I love hearing about tap artists & innovators getting the recognition they deserve for their dedication to tap dancing! On May 15th the Chicago Human Rhythm Project is using National Tap Dance Day 2011 as an opportunity to honor five women who have done just that. Click the image above to find out about all […]

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Acia Gray Shares More of Jimmy Slyde’s Wise Words

31. January 2011

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I recently asked Acia Gray, Executive-Artistic Director of Tapestry in Austin, TX to pass on some of the wise words she’s received that have shaped her. Once again, Jimmy Slyde’s wisdom was shared. I’m really beginning to see just how significant his contribution has been for modern tap dancing. So many sources of rhythm angels […]

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