CALGARY ALBERTA, May 26th, 2019 – Tasha Lawson, Artistic director of Tri-Tone Productions, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual National Tap Day Celebration.
Tri-Tone Productions has partnered with the Jaimie Hill & Tammy-Lynn Powers Memorial Foundation, to bring together the Alberta Tap Dance Community for a rhythmic extravaganza!
Honouring the legacy of Tap Legend, the late Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, over 60 Tap dancers from across the province gather to present an eclectic evening of rhythm. An all ages concert with performances by inspired youth and professional artists. The evening includes music selections of jazz greats, classical icons, and contemporary artists.
The focus of the concert, is to develop a vibrant, inspired, and unified tap dance community, to create a platform for the creation and presentation of new work, and to advance and celebrate rhythm tap and the percussive arts in Alberta. Tap Day connects rhythmic artists of all ages, enriching community connections.
National Tap Day was first presented to U.S. Congress on February 7, 1989 and was signed into US-American law by President George H.W. Bush on November 8, 1989. It is now celebrated internationally every year, from Tokyo to New York City and throughout Canada, Europe and Asia. Tap dance enthusiasts, students, and professionals come together to celebrate the art form with performances, workshops, tap jams and more. Tap Day is celebrated online, with over 27,518,521 mentions on social media in 2018.
The 2nd Annual Tap Day celebration is being held Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 7:00PM
@ The National Music Centre / Studio Bell.
Tickets @ Eventbright: “National Tap Day Celebration” ~ $25.00
Phone inquires: 403-710-9464