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  1. Newark tap superstar Savion Glover to premiere major new work show at NJPACRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Newark tap prodigy Savion Glover will debut an autobiographical multimedia solo show that will also pay tribute to his greatest influences at NJPAC in October. The Tony-winning choreographer known for "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk" and "Shuffle Along Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed " , became a Broadway sensation with 1984's "The Tap Dance Kid."


  2. Savion Glover's Chronology of a Hoofer Set For World Premiere at NjpacRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award winner Savion Glover , the tap master of Broadway's Shuffle Along, chronicles his lifework and pays tribute to his mentors in the world premiere of Savion Glover 's Chronology of a HooFer. A black-and-white publicity shot from the Broadway musical Jelly's Last Jam in 1992 tells the story of one of the most influential relationships of Savion Glover 's life.


  3. BWW Preview: Savion Glover Performs at BB Kings in Times Square on 8/17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award-winning, Tap Dancer, Choreographer, and Producer, Savion Glover is celebrating his 32nd year as a performing artist in show business and will thrill his fans with a performance at BB Kings in Times Square on Wednesday evening, August 17th. Broadway and film credits include The Tap Dance Kid , Black & Blue, Jelly's Last Jam , Bring in 'da Noise Bring in 'da Funk, the movie Tap with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr. , Spike Lee 's Bamboozled, and the acclaimed Academy Award Winning 2006 Warner Brothers release of Happy Feet and Happy Feet 2, both choreographed by Glover.


  4. Fresh Off Shuffle Along, Savion Glover Returns to B.B King'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    According to their official website, Tony-winner Savion Glover returns to B.B King's Blues Club and Grill on August 17, 2016 for a solo performance showcasing his signature style, demonstrating tap as both an instrumental and a visual art form. A Tony Award winner, Savion Glover is currently celebrating his 32nd year in show business, and is most well-known for his work on Bring in `da Noise Bring in `da Funk.


  5. Tap Dancing Legend Comes To Philly To Find Dancers For New MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | CBS Local

    ... Hines. "I can't tell you how excited I am to come back to Philly and to thank them with the love I have for my family." Tap dance legend Maurice Hines holds auditions for his musical Tappin' Thru Lifecoming to Philly this fall ...


  6. The Modernistics (Peter H. Bloom, Flute; Mark Leighton, Guitar; Ted...Read the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | PR.com

    The Modernistics : Up-Tempo Song and Dance, Sizzling Bebop in NH The Modernistics are the versatile and virtuosic duo of Peter H. Bloom, flute; Mark Leighton, guitar with the acclaimed singing/tap dancing team of Ted Powers, guitar, ukulele, vocals and tap; and Pamela Powers, vocals and tap.


  7. Tap trio bring the swing to Jacob's PillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... one of the most acclaimed female tappers of all time. In addition to her Broadway credits, she has appeared in the film "Tap" with Gregory Hines, as well as Spike Lee's "Bamboozled" and "The Rise and Fall of Miss Thang," and she was Michael ...


  8. The pulse of tap and swing runs through a new dance work opening Wednesday at Jacob's PillowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    Rhythm tap dancer and choreographer Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards examines what is swing in today's dance and music in "And Still You Must Swing," opening Wednesday at Jacob's Pillow's Doris Duke Theatre. BECKET >> The sound of a step moving lightly lifts into a beat.


  9. World Premiere of and Still You Must Swing to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents the world premiere engagement of And Still You Must Swing with three of the world's most celebrated tap dance luminaries-Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant-July 6-10 in the intimate Doris Duke Theatre. The program embraces masterful technique, musicality, and improvisation including a live onstage band and a star-studded cast with critically-acclaimed guest artist and 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award recipient Camille A. Brown.


  10. American Tap Dance Foundation to Host Fred and Adele Astaire Awards Next SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The American Tap Dance Foundation , Tony Waag, Executive Director, has announced ATDF has been selected to administer the prestigious Fred and Adele Astaire Awards beginning with the 2016/2017 Broadway season. "I was so honored and excited when Mrs. Fred Astaire chose us.


  11. Savion Glover at Page AuditoriumRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Triangle.com

    Tap/Jazz, Jazz A tour de force of expert jazz and tap dancing, this once-in-a-lifetime session, co-presented with the American Dance Festival, brings together living legends Savion Glover and Jack DeJohnette.


  12. Falmouth Dance Academy Celebrates 25 YearsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | Falmouth Enterprise

    Young tap dance students at Falmouth Dance Academy work with Kimberly deLalla Greenlaw in preparation for this weekend's spring recital. Practicing are Jacqueline Young of Falmouth, Sienna Bailey of Falmouth, Ava Frost of Falmouth, Payton Cabral of Mashpee, Avery Oliver of Falmouth and Sadie McDonnell of Falmouth.


  13. Tap dancing is usually performed in theatrical dance routines.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Times of Oman

    This American form of dance incorporates metal taps on the bottom of the shoe to create complex, rhythmic percussion. There are two basic variations of tap dance: Rhythm tap and Broadway tap.


  14. Dance Review: Tap Genius Michelle Dorrance Brings It Home at the NC Rhythm Tap FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    NC Rhythm Tap Festival: "The Greatest Tap Show Ever" Saturday, June 11, 2016 The ArtsCenter, Carrboro Fans of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Gregory Hines, Eleanor Powell, and other hoofers might disagree that last Saturday's performances by the faculty artists of the 2016 NC Rhythm Tap Festival at The ArtsCenter deserved the title of "The Greatest Tap Show Ever," but it was indisputably among the best presentations of state-of-the-art tap anyone is likely to see anywhere.


  15. Watch Tony-Nominated Choreographer Savion Glover & the Cast of Shuffle Along Tap It OutRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Broadway

    Here we come, New York City! The June weather isn't the only thing making us want to pack our bags. The cast of Shuffle Along performed on the inaugural episode of Maya & Marty on May 31. With suitcases in hand and tap shoes keeping the beat, the effervescent cast welcomed Tony-nominated choreographer Savion Glover to the stage.


  16. Everything is copacetic on Nat'l Tap Dance DayRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The date was chosen in correlation to the birthday of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson - a significant contributor to the tap community. The idea of the day was first presented to Congress in 1989 and was signed into law by President George W. Bush on November 8, 2004.


  17. Things to do planner: Hands Across the Sand, Broadway tap dancer, child's play for adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Beach, and at Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs. Find out more at handsacrossthesand.org . Tampa Bay Taps Center for Tap Dance will bring Broadway dancer and choreographer Ted Louis Levy as a featured performer in Tap Through Time at Ybor City's ...


  18. Savion Glover Will Join the Cast of Shuffle Along This SummerRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Glover , SHUFFLE ALONG's Tony Award-nominated choreographer, and widely considered to be the world's greatest living tap dancer, will step into the show, as envisioned by the Director and Book writer, George C. Wolfe . Glover is a Tony Award-winning ...


  19. Tap, drumming legends team up for showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Advocate

    Invision/AP file photo -- Savion Glover attends the Apollo Theater Spring Gala and 80th Anniversary Celebration at the Apollo Theater in New York in 2014. Glover will appear at the Manship Theatre in Baton Rouge June 3. Savion Glover, already a tap-dancing legend, and Grammy-winning drummer Jack DeJohnette will team up for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, as part of the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Dance Series.


  20. Shuffle Through This Dazzling First Look at Audra McDonald & the Tap-Happy Stars of Shuffle AlongRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Broadway

    Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed has tapped its way onto Broadway with an all-star cast led by Tony winners Audra McDonald, Billy Porter and Brian Stokes Mitchell. Click through the gallery for a taste of the new production, directed by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by Savion Glover.