Got rhythm? Dorrance Dance does.
The New York City-based company is bringing tap dance to Omaha later this month – and it’s not what you expect! If you’re like me and took tap lessons as a kid, you may be having flashbacks to poorly executed time steps and double wings.
Dorrance Dance’s performances, on the other hand, are electrifying – literally. In ETM: Double Down, three musicians, a break-dancer and eight ace tappers make music on an electric dance floor.
Here are 3 more fun facts about the performance:
This is the first time we’ve presented an tap company as part of our Dance Series at Omaha Performing Arts. It’s a key aspect of our mission to bring diverse art forms of the highest quality right here to our community – and we can’t wait for you to experience it.
Choreographer Michelle Dorrance is known for her let-it-all-hang-out style and speed. She’s a 2015 MacArthur Fellow who’s received rave reviews for the way she breathes new life into the traditional art form of tap.
A dancer steps on an electric tap pad.