ATDF Tap Dance Open Houses - Youth and Adult (FREE)
American Tap Dance Foundation
Tony Waag, Executive Director of the American Tap Dance Foundation, announced today the organization’s upcoming in-studio fall season and special events. Beginning on September 6, ATDF will open its doors to free Tap Dance Open Houses, four-week youth and adult Tap Dance Workshops and the return of the acclaimed ATDF International Tap Dance Zoom Forum, in which tap dance choreographers, teachers, and producers from around the world share information and examine current issues in the field. In addition, this year ATDF will introduce its new First Friday Film Festival, to be shown in-studio and on livestream. Many events are free, donations welcome.
From Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Saturday, Sept. 17, the American Tap Dance Foundation will host Open Houses for youth and adults at the American Tap Dance Center, 154 Christopher Street #2B between Washington & Greenwich Streets in downtown Manhattan (times vary). “Meet the staff, check out the studios, borrow a pair of tap shoes (or bring your own), and learn a few moves!” Free. Sept. 6-8 (4-5pm Youth, 6-7pm Adult): Sept. 10 (11am-12pm Youth), Sept. 11 (11am-12noon Youth), Sept. 15 (4-5pm Youth), and Sept. 17 (1:30-2:30pm Youth)
“We are committed as an organization to preserve the artistry of tap masters, while providing a basis for the growth of tap dance by teaching new generations,” said Mr. Waag. “We look forward to welcoming back tap dance students of all ages, as well as our Artists-in-Residence, for the coming fall season.”
About the American Tap Dance Foundation
The American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF) is a non-profit 501c3 organization committed to establishing and legitimizing Tap as a vital component of American dance through creation, presentation, education, and preservation. ATDF is recognized as a local, national, and international leader in the field and continues to further three main objectives:
● to perpetuate tap dance as a flourishing contemporary art form on a National and International level.
● to provide a basis for the growth of tap dance by teaching new generations through comprehensive educational programs.
● and to preserve the artistry of the early generations of tap masters.
On January 2, 2010, the American Tap Dance Foundation opened the doors to its current home, the American Tap Dance Center. Find us at atdf.org.