National Tap Dance Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: May 25, 2017 is National Tap Dance Day.

Tap Dance Day

Regardless if you are an ambitious Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, or Ginger root Rogers, or if you just enjoy honoring dance, Tap Dance Day constitutes a great annual celebration. Tap Dance Day formally started in 1989 and remembers the heritage and roots from the dance genre, together with the notable tap dancing best, including Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, the objective Siblings, and much more.Some metropolitan areas have celebratory tap dancing shows and shows to mark the occasion, so, if you wish to participate in the festivities, complement and participate in the enjoyment. Alternatively, have a beginner tap dancing class, and obtain your toes tapping. You are able to approach the local dance studio and cause them to become placed on a performance, possibly re-creating a scene from an legendary movie or show. You may also mix the celebration of Tap Dance Day with a healthier lifestyle and family connecting, getting everybody involved. Make costumes, practice your routine, and amaze and thrill viewers together with your abilities.

The 10 Best Tap Dance Scenes In Film
The 10 Best Tap Dance Scenes In Film

In 1989, George H.W. Bush officially declared May 25 National Tap Dance Day. (This date was chosen because it was the birthday of famous tapper Bill “Bojangles” Robinson.) So, 25 years later, we'd like to continue celebrating this art form with a look ...

'Everything's Copasetic' on National Tap Dance Day
'Everything's Copasetic' on National Tap Dance Day

Happy Birthday, Bojangles! This year's National Tap Dance Day on May 25 celebrates the 135th birthday of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878-1949), the most famous and beloved tap dancer in the first half of the twentieth century whose style of dancing ...

It's National Tap Dance Day: Here's a look at 10 great numbers caught on film ...
It's National Tap Dance Day: Here's a look at 10 great numbers caught on film ...

More than 30,000 people paid their respects, including movie stars and sports celebrities of the day. Robinson is buried in the Cemetery of the Evergreens in Brooklyn. To mark National Tap Dance Day, which was signed by Bush in 1989, Time.com recently ...

National Tap Dance Day: Celebrating with Master Tapper, Dean Barlow
National Tap Dance Day: Celebrating with Master Tapper, Dean Barlow

In a show of support for dance as an art form, Congress signed a bill in 1989 declaring May 25 National Tap Dance Day. (It's also the birthday of one of the genre's greatest contributors, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson.) The goal was to “preserve, promote ...

National Tap Dance Day Tap Attack in New York City On Sunday, May 25
National Tap Dance Day Tap Attack in New York City On Sunday, May 25

National Tap Dance Day was signed into law by President George W. Bush in November, 1989. National Tap Dance Day falls on May 25 of each year, selected to mark the birthday of tap dance legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878-1949). National Tap ...

National Tap Dance Day: 9 Great Performances. Plus, Show Us Your Moves! (VIDEO)
National Tap Dance Day: 9 Great Performances. Plus, Show Us Your Moves! (VIDEO)

Today marks the 22nd annual National Tap Dance Day, as well as the 134th birthday of tap dancing legend Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. In fact, May 25th was chosen in honor of Bojangles' birthday. For many of us, tap dancing may recall our dance class days ...

National Tap Dance Day to be celebrated on Heritage Park stage in Slidell
National Tap Dance Day to be celebrated on Heritage Park stage in Slidell

Nina Shephard, Elizabeth Bettencourt, Slidell Mayor Freddy Drennan, Rosemary Clement, Audrey Odinet Schenck and Aimee Baronne invite the community to attend the National Tap Dance Day performance April 26, 1 p.m., on the amphitheater stage at ...

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