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About the Big Apple Tap Festival

Information about the Big Apple Tap Festival, a celebration of tap dancing held in New York City in the United States.

Annual New York City tap dancing festival presented by Avi Miller, Ofer Ben, and the Jazz Tap Center. Held for the first time in 2013. The event features tap dancing master classes and a participants showcase. Other activities have included group warm-ups, tap exercises, lectures, and film presentations. The Big Apple Tap Festival takes place during the month of November.

Editions of the Big Apple Tap Festival

5th Big Apple Tap Festival
HONOREE IN 2016: Brenda Bufalino
DATES: November 10-12, 2017

4th Big Apple Tap Festival
HONOREE IN 2016: Brenda Bufalino
DATES: November 11-13, 2016
SHOWCASE VENUE: Schomburg Center, Manhattan, New York City
LOCATION: New York City, New York, United States
DESCRIPTION: Features workshops taught by tap masters for adults and teens from advanced beginners (at least 3 years of experience) to professional dancers, Other activities include a tap history presentation, screenings of tap videos, and a participants showcase.
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS: Alan Spaulding, Avi Miller, Barbara Duffy, Bill Irwin, Bob Audy, Brenda Bufalino, Bril Barrett, Debbi Dee, DeWitt Fleming, Dianne "Lady Di" Walker. Germaine Salsberg, Gregg Russell, Isabel Glasser, Jimmy Tate, Justin Boccitto, Karen Callaway-Williams, Lia Spirka, Lisa Hopkins, Mercedes Ellington, Ofer Ben, Ray Hesselink, and Steve Zee.

3rd Big Apple Tap Festival
HONOREE IN 2015: Robert L. Reed
DATES: November 13-15, 2015
DESCRIPTION: The 2015 festival honored professor and tap dancer Robert L. Reed II who passed away at age 58 on July 18, 2015. The festival included tap dancing classes taught at Nola Studios and 777 Studios in midtown Manhattan and a participants showcase at the Schoenburg Center in Uptown Manhattan/Harlem
ARTICLES
Dance Informa "2015 Big Apple Tap Festival" Article
VIDEOS:
- Chloe and Maud Arnold at the 2015 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Shim Sham at the 2015 Big Apple Tap Festival - Part 1
- Shim Sham at the 2015 Big Apple Tap Festival - Part 2

2nd Big Apple Tap Festival
DATES: November 7-9, 2014
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS: Anthony LoCascio, Avi Miller, Germaine Salsberg, Hillary-Marie Michael, Karen Callaway-Williams, Kendall Owens, Ofer Ben, and Sam Weber.
VIDEOS:
- Anthony LoCascio at the 2014 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Avi Miller and Ofer Ben at the 2014 Big Apple Festival
- Hillary-Marie at the 2014 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Karen Callaway-Williams at the 2014 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Kendall Owens at the 2014 Big Apple Tap Festival

Inaugural Big Apple Tap Festival
DATES: November 8-10, 2013
PRESENTED BY: Avi Miller and Ofer Ben
ARTICLES
Dance Informa "2013 Big Apple Tap Festival" Article
VIDEOS:
- Avi Miller and Ofer Ben at the 2013 Big Apple Tap FestivaL
- Brill Barrett at the 2013 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Gregg Russell at the 2013 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Justin Boccitto and Nicky Romaniello at the 2013 Festival
- Logan Miller at the 2013 Big Apple Tap Festival
- Shim Sham at the 2013 Big Apple Tap Festival

Big Apple Tap Festival Resources

Big Apple Festival - Official Web Site

Facebook "Big Apple Festival" Page

Twitter "Big Apple Festival" Feed

Festival Producer:
Jazz Tap Center



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