- Fri, Jun. 16
- Sat, Jun. 17
The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.
Tapestry Dance Company presents 17th Annual Soul to Sole Tap Festival June 16 – 17 in Rollins Studio Theatre.
Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 17th Annual Soul to Sole Festival.
With master classes taught by a faculty of critically acclaimed artists, this one-of-a-kind festival brings dancers and teachers from around the world together for swinging jazz, a rhythm showcase and a stunning faculty performance with The Soulds of Our Feet Jazz Trio (Michael Stevens, Eddy Hobizal & Masumi Jones).
The International Tap Association is headquartered in Austin, with Soul to Sole being one of the most esteemed tap festivals in the world, attracting hundreds of dancers. The festival is a true celebration of a true indigenous American art form. This unique and amazing festival brings the passion of dance to the stage with hundreds of feet keeping time in celebration of rhythm.
Festival event schedule:
- June 7 – 11 / Classes & Festival Events / Tapestry Dance Company
- June 16, 8pm / Rhythm Showcase / Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center
Tapestry Dance Company anchors this participant’s showcase with excerpts from the company’s recent production of Listen with special guest Zell Miller III.
- June 17, 8pm / Friends in Time Faculty Concert / Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center
World renowned artists include: Ayodele Casel (NYC), Anthony Morigerato (NYC – Choreographer SYTYCD), Acia Gray (Austin – NEA American Masterpiece Producer), Nicholas Young (NYC – Bessie Award, 2015) and others with Tapestry artists Siobhan Cook, Jeremy Arnold and Andrea Torres
- Official website for Tapestry Dance Company, including complete festival class and event schedule.
ABOUT TAPESTRY DANCE COMPANY
Long Center Resident Company, Tapestry is a professional, non-profit dance organization founded in 1989 for the purpose of developing a foundation in multi-form dance performance and education and is home to the only full-time, repertory tap dance company in North America. TDC is home to seven resident artists from
around the globe, one of the oldest annual international tap dance festivals in the world, educational outreach programs as well as a pre-professional and adult training facility sharing the unique training syllabus of founders Acia Gray and Deirdre Strand.
The events and programs of Tapestry Dance Company include seasonal concerts at Austin’s Long Center, The Annual Soul to Sole Festival, community outreach programs such as Rhythm, Dance, Music & You!, numerous master classes and workshops as well as touring residencies throughout the world managed by Holden Arts & Associates.
Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.