Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tucson: Young Choreographers Tap Dance Competition - call for Tap Dancers

Tucson is celebrating the 20th anniversary of National Tap Dance Day the weekend of May 22-23, 2010.  Master classes and performances will be held at the Pima Community College Proscenium Theatre, West Campus, Tucson.  Soloists, tap groups, tap dance students and ethnic dance groups with percussive footwork from Arizona are welcome!  Guest artist is LA's Rusty Frank.  For details, call Krystyna at 743-1349 or email  This event is sponsored by the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Arizona Dance Coalition. 



From: Krystyna []
Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 10:19 PM
Subject: TTL - Tap Dance Competition




For more information, contact:

Krystyna Parafinczuk, 520/743-1349


                                                                        For immediate release:  February 16, 2010





DancInc, a Tucson-based dance organization and the Arizona Dance Coalition, a statewide dance non-profit organization, are announcing the first Young Choreographers TAP Dance Competition.   Tap dancers ages 16-30 are eligible who reside in Arizona.  The deadline for submissions is March 27, 2010.  For details, contact Krystyna at 520/743-1349 or email

Winners will be announced April 30.  Prizes are 1st place $100, 2nd place $50 and 3rd place $25.  The award-winning dances will also be performed at the annual Sounds of the Soles of the Southwest performances May 22-23, 2010, at the Pima Community College Center for the Arts Proscenium Theatre (West Campus) in Tucson.  The performances are part of a weekend festival celebrating National Tap Dance Day.  2010 will mark the 20th anniversary of this TAP Day.  The official NTD date is May 25th, the birthday of the famous tap dancer Bill “Bojangles” Robinson who often appeared on film with Shirley Temple.

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