For Immediate Release

Contact Audrey Ross at:

Or call: (212) 877-3399

Tony Waag and the American Tap Dance Foundation announce:

Tap City, the Annual New York City Tap Dance Festival celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the following Performances & Events!


Monday, July 5 – Saturday, July 10, 2010

Adult, Pre-Professional and Youth Training Programs
Daily tap classes taught by a star-studded faculty.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Tap Future (All Student Showcase) - 7:00pm

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Peter Norton Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

Tap City puts all of their students on stage in a fun show of youth, teen and adult students. Tap dancers will perform for each other in an informal performance featuring the newly minted work from all of the Tap City Choreography Residencies from the Mini-Fest, Youth, Pre-Professional and Adult Festival Education Programs.


Friday, July 9, 2010

Tap City 2010 - The Main Event!  - 8:00pm

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Peter Norton Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street

Once again, the Mayor of Tap City Tony Waag brings together an eclectic cast of tap dance veterans, cutting edge soloists, contemporary ensembles, and the hottest new hoofers on the scene today, in honor of America’s most virtuosic and entertaining art form. Celebrating it’s 10th year anniversary, Tap City presents a unique variety of styles, rhythms and musical feet including new faces, new voices and new work premiered and performed by an international cast of tappers that include: Guillem Alonso, Chloe Arnold, Cristina Delius, Michelle Dorrance, Acia Gray, Derick K. Grant, Rita Hamilton, Chikako Iwahori, Juan de Juan, Shelby Kaufman, Katherine Kramer, Carson Murphy, Lynn Schwab, Germaine Salsberg, Tap City Youth Ensemble, Grégoire Vandersmissen, Danny Wallace, Xander Weinman, Cartier Williams, Nicholas Young and others!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

The 2010 Tap City Awards Ceremony -7:00pm (Book Signing at 6:30pm)

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

Bruno Walter Auditorium

111 Amsterdam Avenue & 65th Street

Book Signing with Tap Historian and Author of Tap Dancing America – A Cultural HistoryConstance Valis Hill followed by presentations honoring this year’s awardees: Maurice Hines (Tap Dance Hall of Fame Award), Acia Gray (Hoofer Award), Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (Hoofer Award), and Constance Valis Hill (Tap Preservation Award) and the east coast premiere of Gotta Move: Women in Tap a film by Lynn Dally.

For detailed information on classes and events visit: 

For performance tickets visit:


American Tap Dance Foundation

American Tap Dance Center

154 Christopher Street #2B New York, NY 10014

Phone 646-230-9564
Fax 646-230-7777

© 2010 ATDF


Tap Dance Conservatory

- Youth & Teen Classes
- Adult Classes
- Master Tap Intensives
- Workshops For Pros

Tap City Youth Ensemble

Gregory Hines Youth
Scholarship Fund


Tap City Festival Classes

Tap City Festival Shows

Concert Performances

New Tap Choreography

National & Int'l Tours

International Tap Dance
Hall Of Fame

Hoofer Awards

Tap Preservation Awards

Gregory Hines Collection
of American Tap Dance Archives

Reconstruction Projects

Tap Talks/Tap Films

Artists In Residence


Tap Jams/Special Events