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Of Mice & Music - A Jazz Tap Nutcracker | Tapestry Dance Company | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Join The Tradition — Tapestry Dance Company’s ‘Of Mice & Music’ Returns for Another Year

It’s Nutcracker season once again and, as Austin knows, that means it’s Ballet season. But add a touch of swing and jive to the classic story of Clara & her Nutcracker, and you’ve got Tapestry’s 10-season celebration of local artists and the traditional tale with Of Mice & Music – A Jazz Tap Nutcracker, running December 13 – 23 in Rollins Studio Theatre. We heard from Artistic Director Acia Gray about this season staple. Read More ›

Sound & Silence | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Tapestry Dance Company: From the Director on Sound & Silence

Tapestry Director Acia Gray welcomes you to this vulnerable journey. A look into Tapestry’s dancers in and out of their tap shoes; in and out of emotions and beyond—in and out of Sound & Silence. Are you ready to listen to both? Tapestry Dance Company’s season starts with Sound & Silence – the Rhythm of Life, opening October 18 – 21 in our Rollins Studio Theatre.  Read More ›

Tapestry Dance Company: Rhythm Tap Dance as Music in ‘Listen’

Beginning next week, March 30, Tapestry Dance Company will present LISTEN – With Ears Wide Open for 10 performances. Here, Executive Artistic Director Acia Gray explains how this piece teaches us to listen to each other through rhythm and the art form’s own special kind of music. Read More ›

One Step at a Time | Tapestry Dance Company | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

One Step at a Time — A Personal Journey of Rhythm, Emotion, and Present Grace

In honor of their season opener, One Step at a Time—A Journey Toward Present Grace, Tapestry Dance Company’s Artistic Director Acia Gray gives us some insight on the power of rhythm and emotion, and the personal journey of the American Dream. Read More ›

Home is Where the Rhythm Is: Building the Foundation at Tapestry Dance Academy

Tapestry Dance Academy is a non-competition multiform dance academy located in south Austin and trains students of all ages in tap, ballet, … Read More ›

A Spec-TAP-ular New Holiday Tradition: Tapestry Dance Presents ‘Of Mice and Music’

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  And the perfect time for a new family tradition! Of Mice and … Read More ›

Spending TIME with Tapestry Dance Company

Where have we been, what are we doing, where are we going, and how do we get there? Long Center … Read More ›

Reflections of a Tap Dog

One thing leads to another.  My experience as a Tap Dog was better than I could have ever imagined.  It … Read More ›