Tap Preservation Awards

The annual Tap Preservation Award is given to an outstanding individual or organization in the field,

for the superior advancement of tap dance through presentation and preservation.


2002 - Sali Ann Kriegsman, writer and adviser, served as president of the Dance Heritage Coalition, the national alliance of leading dance archives and libraries; executive director of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival; director of the Dance Program of the NEA; dance consultant to the Smithsonian Institution and executive editor at the American Film Institute. She has published a book, and her articles and essays have appeared in magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference books. She wrote SAVION GLOVER – IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE for PBS, and was associate producer of a biographical essay on Charles ‘Honi’ Coles for the MACNEIL-LEHRER NEWS HOUR. She is a recipient of the Flo-Bert Award (1997), Oklahoma City University’s Heritage Preservation Award (1999), and a Distinguished Service Award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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