If you thought Beyoncé's hit song couldn't get any better, think again.
At the heart of UPAJ: Improvise - a documentary about the unlikely liaison between an elder statesman of Indian classical dance and a rebellious young African American tap dancer.
What this goes to show is that Canada, as much as the United States, is a country built from immigrants, and each ethnicity has brought something to the musical mix. And we hear and see those influences and recognize them right away.
Check out this 1940s rendition of "Just Dance," which has become "Just Tap Dance," with the help of tapper, Alex MacDonald
This precocious little star taps to the beat of her own foot, and no one, and we mean no one, can stop her from stealing
Tap, that most American of dance forms, will be celebrated in New York City this summer at Tap City, July 6-13, with awards, showcases, presentations and 300 tapping feet in a blow out extravaganza right in the middle of Times Square!
Twenty-four years since the passage of the U.S. Joint Resolution declaring May 25 to be "National Tap Dance Day," tap dance is regarded as a national treasure, a veritable American vernacular dance form celebrated annually in big cities and small towns.
Andrew J. Nemr found himself dancing at a young age. From the time he was very young, he took dance classes at the local dance school in his area. Slowly, he found himself drawn more and more towards tap. Finally, he found the ultimate inspiration: Gregory Hines.
Michelle Dorrance goes to a lot of places, and every time she does, she brings something.
The uniquely exciting world of tap dancing has still never been presented as a full-evening program at any of the national cultural center's principle venues, but that's about to change.
Heather explained her out-of-the-box choice: "To be honest, this style of dance is where we are most comfortable! I can’t