Sunday, January 25, 2015

Dance On Tap

Philadelphia's local tap dancing company prepares for it's fifth anniversary. To mark the occasion, they're celebrating tap throughout history.

Dance On Tap

Uniting Colleges Through Tap was formed by Corinne Karon in 2008.  The company consists of students from Philadelphia-area colleges, including Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Rowan University, Temple University, Drexel University, University of the Arts and University of the Arts - Continuing Education Department.
Uniting Colleges Through Tap was formed by Corinne Karon in 2008. The company consists of students from Philadelphia-area colleges, including Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Rowan University, Temple University, Drexel University, University of the Arts and University of the Arts - Continuing Education Department.

Uniting Colleges Through Tap, a local company that works with students from colleges across the city and suburbs, is celebrating its fifth anniversary this Saturday, March 16th at the Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater. Each year the students involved come together for one annual concert.

This year’s show, “A Journey of Fear, Power, and Art,” focuses on tap throughout history.

Tap is one of America’s oldest forms of dance. Popularized in the late 1800s in minstrel shows—where actors in blackface would imitate African American step dancing—the form evolved into a style of its own with the incorporation of European clog dances.

Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater
20 N American St.

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