“The song choices are pretty much perfect, expertly curated to feature iconic hits by powerhouse spanning 5 decades.” “It’s wide-ranging and chock-full of creativity and ridiculous pageantry, in a good way… a super fun time.” “All the glam and pizzazz we expect from CTT.” – Lauren Warnecke from Chicago Tribune
“Artistic Director performed an improvised solo dance to Your Love, tapping to the music, sound and beat. He showed his skill and talent and the performance full of zest.” – Eucarol Juarez from Splash Magazines “The concept was to resurrect the idea of a jazz dance club, and to prove that all music is tap music…. Read more »
“If you weren’t quite ready to shift gears into Christmas glee, “Tidings of Tap,” CTT’s annual holiday bash, made sure no one escaped without a smile, a hallmark of the tap company’s esprit.” “Typical of CTT director Mark Yonally’s theater aesthetic, her playful quest served as a unifying… Read more »
“Changes,”- originally performed by CTT in 2011 is revamped and restored to bring a sci-fi fantasy of tap dance while honoring the music of David Bowie.
Liaison is a collaboration between CTT, France’s Compaignie Tappage, and Tap Olé of Spain involving a diverse collaboration of culture and tap dance from around the world.
CTT’s 2016 season started with a bang at their new venue for “Tidings of Tap,” The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts.
Including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Windy City Times, Dance Magazine and See Chicago Dance. Click the title to read more.
We are humbled and honored beyond words to receive the Dance Magazine 2016 Reader’s Choice Award for Best New Production. Nominations were from leading dance critics around the country and final winners were voted on by fans from across the US.