Soul to Sole: Rhythm Showcase | Tapestry Dance Company | Long Center

Tapestry Dance

Soul to Sole: Friends in Time Concert

June 13, 2020 | Rollins Theatre


About the show

Tapestry Dance Company presents the 20th Annual Soul to Sole International Tap Festival Friends in Time Concert, Saturday, June 13 in Rollins Studio Theatre.

Tapestry Dance Company celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season & 20 years of The International Soul to Sole Tap Festival with FRIENDS IN TIME featuring world-renown artists including: Dianne Walker (Boston), Sarah Petronio (Paris) – both soloists in Tapetry’s acclaimed NEA American Masterpiece touring production of The Souls of Our Feet – A Celebration of American Tap Dance as well as Tapestry Dance Company alumni – Jason Janas (Detroit), Nicholas Young (NYC – Bessie Award, 2015/Associate Director of Dorrance Dance), Matt Shields (Austin/Post Modern Jukebox tours), Tasha Lawson (Calgary Alberta / TriTone Productions), Tony Merriwether (Los Angeles) , Siobhan Alexis (Austin) and others TBA joining Tapestry Dance Company co-founder and Artistic Director Acia Gray.

Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 20th Annual Soul to Sole International Tap Festival, June 10th-14th, 2020 (full schedule and information on Tapestry’s website). With master classes taught by a faculty of critically acclaimed artists, this one-of-a-kind festival brings alumni dancers and teachers from around the world, swinging jazz, a rhythm showcase and a stunning faculty performance with The Souls of Our Feet Jazz Trio (Michael Stevens, Eddy Hobizal & Masumi Jones).

“The Soul to Sole Festival has hosted numerous legendary tap dance artists including Fayard Nicholas of the Nicholas Brothers, Arthur Duncan (The Lawrence Welk Show), Jeni LeGon the original “Minny the Moocher” along with dozens of contemporary leaders in the field.” – Acia Gray, Artistic Director

This unique and amazing festival brings the passion of dance to the stage with hundreds of feet keeping time in a true celebration of rhythm. For more information, visit Tapestry online.

  • Join Tapestry for Night 1 of the Soul to Sole festival at the RHYTHM SHOWCASE Friday, June 12!


Celebrating its 30th Anniversary and a Long Center Resident Company, Tapestry Dance 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 resident artists from around the glove, one of the oldest annual international tap dance festivals in the world, education outreach programs as well as a pre-professional and adult training facility sharing the unique training syllabus of founders Acia Gray and Deirdre Strand with a new location at 2015 East Riverside Drive here in Austin. Visit for more info.

Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.