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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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