Friday, June 14, 2013
SOUL TO SOLE tap concert, Tapestry Dance Company at Rollins Theatre, Long Center, June 14 and 15, 2013
Soul to Sole
Faculty Concert at Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center
Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, 2013
701 W. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704 - click for map
Classes and Festival Events – Tapestry Dance Company, 2302 Western Trails Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
June 12-16, 2013
(See website for complete festival class and event schedule). www.soultosole.org
Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only professional repertory tap dance company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 13th Annual Soul to Sole Festival June 12-16 with master classes, showcases and two performances at Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive.
A celebration of a true indigenous American art form, and one of the most esteemed tap festivals in the world, Soul to Sole brings tap dancers from across the country to Austin, the headquarters of the International Tap Association.
The festival is all-encompassing with over 75 master classes taught by world-renowned dancers, five choreography courses, tap jams, and panel discussions. It also includes a participant showcase anchored by members of Tapestry Dance Company and a world-class faculty concert at the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center.
“Soul to Sole is truly is truly a journey…rhythm is a terrible thing to waste! Whether as an audience member or student, come enjoy the gifts of some of the leader’s in the field of rhythm tap dance sharing their souls through their soles” – Acia Gray, Artistic Director
This year’s incredible faculty of critically acclaimed talent includes Sarah Petronio (Paris), Tapestry’s Acia Gray, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Nicholas Young (NYC), Jay Fagan (Chicago), Katherine Kramer (Rhythm Explosion), Travis Knights (Tap Dogs & Tapestry Dance Company), Barbara Phillips (San Antonio’s Third Coast Rhythm Project), Tapestry’s own Matt Shields and LeeLa Petronio of France’s HipTap Project along with the Souls of Our Feet Jazz Trio led by pianist Eddy Hobizal.
This unique and amazing festival brings the passion of dance to the stage with swingin’ jazz and hundreds of feet keeping time in a true celebration of rhythm. For more information, visit www.soultosole.org.