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Tapestry’s Soul to Sole International Tap Festival
Jun 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
For Immediate Release
April 1, 2018
Media Contact: Acia Gray / firstname.lastname@example.org / 512-695-6560
Tapestry Dance Company presents
18th Annual Soul to Sole Tap Festival
June 13th – 17, 2018
Who: Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full time, professional repertory tap dance company www.tapestry.org
What: 18th Annual Soul to Sole Tap Festival & Performances
When: June 13-17, 2018 (See website for complete festival class and event schedule). / www.tapestry.org
June 13th-17th / Classes & Festival Events / Tapestry Dance Company
June 15th, 8:00pm / Rhythm Showcase / The Long Center / Rollins Theatre / 704 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX
Tapestry Dance Company anchors this participant’s showcase with excerpts from the company’s April/May production of “APRIL FOOLS”
June 16th, 8:00 / Friends in Time Faculty Concert / The Long Center / Rollins Theatre / 704 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX
World renown artists include: Dianne Walker (Boston), Skip Cunningham (Los Angeles) , Jason Janas (Los Angeles), Acia Gray (Austin – NEA American Masterpiece Producer), Nicholas Young (NYC – Bessie Award, 2015), Terry Brock (Portland, OR), Max Pollak (NYC, Tony Merriwether (LA) , Siobhan Alexis (Austin) and others TBA.
TICKETS: Early purchase encouraged, performances sell out quickly. For tickets, visit www.thelongcenter.org – for more information on festival schedule and instructors visit, www.tapestry.org.
CLASS INFO: www.tapestry.org
(Austin, TX) – Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 18th Annual Soul to Sole Festival, June 13th-17th. With master classes taught by a faculty of critically acclaimed artists, this one-of-a-kind festival brings dancers and teachers from around the world, swinging jazz, a rhythm showcase and a stunning faculty performance with The Souls of Our Feet Jazz Trio (Michael Stevens, Eddy Hobizal & Masumi Jones) at the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive.
The International Tap Association is headquartered in Austin, TX, with Soul to Sole being one of the most esteemed tap festivals in the world, attracting hundreds of dancers. The festival is a true celebration of a true indigenous American art form.
Over 75 master classes are taught in a five-day span by world-renowned dancers, six choreography courses, tap jams, and panel discussions. It also includes a participant showcase anchored by members of Tapestry Dance Company and a world-class rhythm showcase and faculty concert at the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center.
“The Soul to Sole festival has hosted numerous legendary tap dance artists including Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers, Arthur Duncan (The Lawrence Welk Show), Jeni LeGon the original “Minny the Moocher” along with dozens of contemporary leaders in the field.” – Acia Gray, Artistic Director
This unique and amazing festival brings the passion of dance to the stage with hundreds of feet keeping time in a true celebration of rhythm. For more information, visit www.tapestry.org
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