story and photos by Susan Fried
Northwest Tap Connection students, staff, their families, friends, and the community didn’t let a little rain deter them from having a great time celebrating National Tap Dance Day Saturday May 25 at Northwest Tap Connection’s dance studio on Rainier Avenue.
Continue reading PHOTOS: Northwest Tap Connection Celebrates National Tap Day
by Susan Fried
Family, friends, and fans filled the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center at Rainier Beach High School on December 1 for “All That’s Jazz,” Northwest Tap Connection’s fall recital.
Continue reading Northwest Tap Steps on Stage for Annual Recital
Stories and photos by Carolyn Bick
Under the blood-red lights of the stage, Prashant Kakad spun deadly mixes of popular Western songs and Bollywood hits for costumed attendees at Columbia City Theatre Friday night.
Continue reading Thriller Night: Dancers Present Bollywood-Style Take on Jackson’s Hit
by Leija Farr
Langston Hughes Performing Art Institute hosted one of the most emotional, heart-pulling choreography moments this year. Shown at the historic Central District building in September, Showing Out: Contemporary Dance Choreographers was an event showcasing artistic expression through powerful movement. Curated by Dani Tirrell, it highlighted the Black and queer experience that is often underrepresented and unappreciated in our society.
Continue reading Showing Out: A Place For Blackness and Queerness To Come Alive