International Tap Dance Hall of Fame

 

The International Tap Dance Hall of Fame is the only tap dance hall of fame exclusively focused on tap dancers. It features founding and innovative 20th and 21st century professional tap dancers.With a collection of photographs, biographies, and videos, the Hall of Fame is becoming a colorful and diverse retrospective of America's seminal tap dance personalities.

The ATDF created the first International Tap Dance Hall of Fame in July of 2002, and its purpose is:
      - To honor the contributions of legendary tap dance artists by preserving their legacy for future

       generations to enjoy.
      - To increase public awareness of the diversity inherent in the form.

      - To provide an educational experience available to local, national, and international professionals,      

         students, and the general population.


2002

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson

Biography

2002

Eleanor Powell

 

Biography

2002

John Bubbles

 

Biography

2002

"Baby Laurence" Jackson

Biography

2002

Steve Condos

 

Biography

2002

Fred Astaire

 

Biography

2002

The Nicholas Brothers

Biography

2002

Jeni LeGon

Biography

2003

Charles “Honi” Coles

Biography

2003

Chuck Green

Biography

2004

Gregory Hines

Biography

2004

Donald O’Connor

Biography

2004

Ann Miller

Biography

2005

Sammy Davis Jr.

Biography

2005

Peg Leg Bates

Biography

2006

Bunny Briggs

Biography

2007

Eddie Brown

Biography

2007

Leon Collins

Biography

2008

Mable Lee

Biography

2008

Stump & Stumpy

Biography

2008

Cook & Brown

Biography

2008

Jimmy Slyde


Biography

2009

Brenda Bufalino


Biography

2009

The Class Act


Biography

2010

Maurice Hines


Biography

2011

Cholly Atkin


Biography

2012

Alice Whitman

& the Whitman Sisters Legacy
Biography

2013

James "Buster" Brown

Biography

 

2013

Paul Draper
Biography

2014

Gene Kelly
Biography

2014

Carnell Lyons
Biography

2015

Ray Bolger

Biography

2015

Henry LeTang

Biography

2016

Harriet Browne
Biography

2016

Master Juba
Biography

 
       

2016

The Copasetics
Biography

2016

Ludie Jones
Biography

2016

The Apollo #1

Chorus Line
Biography