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Saratoga Jazz Tap

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29 Ironwood Drive
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
(518) 581-1791​​ saratogajazztap.com

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10 Jul
July 10 10:00 am - July 14 4:00 pm Saratoga Jazz Tap, 29 Ironwood Drive, Saratoga Springs, United States + Google Map $325
The Silver Lining – (July 10-14)  Ages 10 -18, 10am-4pm (Fee $325) What is the relationship between tap dance & jazz music? How does the jazz tap dancer converse with the jazz musician? Working with the music of the late, great Horace Silver, dancers will explore & discover the relationship between Silver’s illustrious music and the silver taps on their shoes. Camp will include tap technique, jazz technique, improvisation, music theory, jazz tap history & choreography. The camp will culminate…
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17 Jul
July 17 10:00 am - July 21 4:00 pm Saratoga Jazz Tap, 29 Ironwood Drive, Saratoga Springs, United States + Google Map $325
Everything Will Be Copasetic (July 17-21) Ages 8-12, 10am-4pm (Fee $325) In memory of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, the Copasetics, “a social, friendly benevolent club” of musicians & tap artists, was formed in order to “promote the fellowship and to strengthen the character within their ranks.” The club’s motto was “Everything’s Copsetic” – which was Bojangles’ expression for everything will be okay. Dancers will learn about the rich & relevant history of the Copasetics, many of it’s members such as Peg-Leg…
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24 Jul
July 24 10:00 am - July 28 4:00 pm Saratoga Jazz Tap, 29 Ironwood Drive, Saratoga Springs, United States + Google Map $325
Women In Tap (July 24-28) Ages 11-18, 10am-4pm (Fee $325) Women in Tap highlights exceptional female tap dancers for their artistry & pioneering efforts. Women who shaped the form with their accomplishments; from Ruby Keeler to Jeni LeGon & many of the unnamed African American women tap dancers from Philadelphia, to Ann Miller & Ginger Rogers, to the women of the tap dance Renaissance; Brenda Bufalino, Heather Cornell, Sarah Petronio to the current generation blazing a trail today including Sarah…
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31 Jul
July 31 9:00 am - August 4 12:00 pm Saratoga Jazz Tap, 29 Ironwood Drive, Saratoga Springs, United States + Google Map $185
Rhythm-Makers: Bill Bojangles & Shirley Temple (July 31-August 4) Ages 5-7, 9am-12pm (Fee $185) Bill “Bojangles” Robinson was the most famous African American tap dancer of the twentieth century and Shirley Temple was America’s Little Darling. The two would make an unlikely pair but formed one of the most memorable relationships on the silver screen. This camp will introduce young dancers to these two happy-go-lucky artists through storybooks & video footage, while exploring rhythm-making through tap & jazz dance, rhythmic…
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