Posts Tagged ‘Black and Blue’

Leading lady

Monday, January 7th, 2013

By James Jorden One thing you can’t call David McVicar is inept. His productions always work with precision, every movement landing everyone in the right place at the right time, every “still” moment photo-ready. Reportedly he brings shows in on budget and on time, and there’s never a last-minute scramble to improvise some kind of […]

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The Copacetic Boat Ride

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

It’s not easy tapping aboard a moving vessel. But every year in celebration of Tap City!, the dance festival organized by American Tap Dance Foundation director Tony Waag, one-hundred plus tap dancers and tap enthusiasts board the Circle Line for The Copasetic Boat Ride. On the ship’s main deck on July 5, a circle formed in front of a jazz band, and some of the stars of today’s tap world used the swaying and rocking of the ship as an added challenge while performing their hard hitting styles. Watching Jason Samuels Smith and Tamii Sakurai improvise in these near impossible conditions was as thrilling as seeing Lady Liberty up close and against the setting sun.

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