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CHICAGO TAP ALL-STARS PRESENT: EVENTS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY IN CHICAGO

FEATURING THE LIVE SHOW! BRIDGING THE GAP: ONE STEP AT A TIME: MAY 22

ADDITIONAL EVENTS, INCLUDING:
MAY 21: TAP DANCE WORKSHOP

MAY 25: MOVIE SCREENING OF "BOJANGLES" & COMMUNITY SHUFFLE

PREMIERING JUNE 4 & STREAMING THROUGH JUNE 10: VIRTUAL VIEWING OF THE LIVE SHOW

In-person events are located in Chicago

 

M.A.D.D. Rhythms and Chicago Tap Theatre have joined forces to celebrate National Tap Dance Day and present events for the casual tap fan, tap enthusiast, and everyone in between!  Join us in spreading the love of tap dance & community on this special week in May.

Featuring: Chicago Tap Theatre, Footprints, jorsTAP, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Sammy Dyer School of the Theatre, Marty + Jessica Bronson, Jenai Cutcher, Tre Dumas, Jay Fagan, Jimmy Payne Jr., Matt Pospeshil, Nico Rubio, and Patti Vickerman.

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CTT TOURS TO ST LOUIS

Touhill Performing Arts Center
May 29 at 7:30 PM

Chicago Tap Theatre is excited to return to the Midwest region’s most celebrated dance festival, Emerson SPRING TO DANCE® Festival 2022 in St Louis, MO!

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Snapshots

LIVE IN-PERSON:
June 16 at 7:30pm
June 17 at 7:30pm
June 18 at 3:00pm and 7:30pm
Athenaeum Theatre, Studio A
2936 N Southport Ave

VIRTUAL: Premieres July 8 at 7pm and on-demand through July 17

A captivating collection of exhilarating new works from the dancers of Chicago Tap Theatre.

Chicago Tap Theatre returns to the historic Athenaeum Center for its long anticipated return to its intimate Studio A, bringing audience members closer to the dancing and allowing for a premiere viewing and listening experience of live tap dance.  Snapshots will feature new works by many of Chicago Tap Theatre’s company dancers. This show will also feature the premiere of the new work by tap legend Sam Weber as well as a work by Greta Sorensen of Hope College. The various choreographers will share their viewpoints with the audience, running the gamut from sophisticated rhythmic excursions to deeply personal pieces about joy and trans rights. Some of Chicago’s most talented musicians will be accompanying the dancers and delighting audiences. Four performances are offered during this June 16-18 run, followed by its virtual premiere on July 8th at 7pm and running on-demand through July 17th.  Tickets are available now and can be purchased at ChicagoTapTheatre.com/Events

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Summer Intensives

In-Person at Visceral Dance Center in Chicago

The CTT Experience
June 20-22

Students will have 3 days of experiencing life as a professional dancer in Chicago Tap Theatre. They will learn the same technique used by the Company, develop their musicality and deepen their knowledge of tap history. They will also learn a piece of CTT choreography!  Early-Bird discount available through June 6.  A limited number of need based scholarships are available.  Inquire to myonally@chicagotaptheatre.com.

Finding Your Artistic Voice
July 12-15

With a focus on both Improvisation and Choreography, students will dig deep to discover their inner artistic voice. Students will have an opportunity to create works that CTT may feature in their upcoming season! Early-Bird discount available through June 28.  A limited number of need based scholarships are available.  Inquire to myonally@chicagotaptheatre.com.

Western Wisconsin Tap Intensive
August 5-6

Two day tap intensive focused on technique, tricks, history and tap games, all taught by CTT Artistic Director Mark Yonally at the gorgeous Misty's Dance Unlimited in La Crosse, WI.

Minnesota Tap Intensive
August 15-17

Three day tap intensive focused on technique, tricks, history and tap games, all taught by CTT Artistic Director Mark Yonally in Minneapolis, MN.