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.
Thank you to everyone that attended the event! Click the title above to view a slideshow of the evening.
“an entertainment that, in under two hours, brought everybody to a new plane of joy and love.”
-Laura Molzahn, Chicago Tribune
“a compelling story, a stunning score and knockout choreography”
-Lauren Whalen, Chicago Theater Beat
“CTT brings holiday cheer to the intimate UIC Theater this weekend in the annual “Tidings of Tap!” Holiday Spectacular. Yonally’s piece de resistance is “Rest Ye, Man,” his solo improvisation set to a jazz interpretation of “Oh Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.”
-Lauren Warnecke, SeeChicagoDance
“The impressive result is a grafting of tap dance and circus arts onto a larger field of dance theatre, enhancing the creative reach of both, but especially of tap dance, into the arena of modern dance and ballet without losing the distinctive qualities that make each genre unique.”
Lynn Shapiro, SeeChicagoDance
“This is more than a good excuse for superb tap dancing, imaginative storytelling, and marvelous live music; it’s a circus!”
-Lynn Shapiro, SeeChicagoDance
“The Chicago Tap Theatre graced the Wadsworth Auditorium stage on Saturday Nov. 8, wowing the audience with innovative style and dynamic expertise.” -Antonia Maric, The Lamron