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  • Tap World (2015)
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    72 min | Documentary, History, Music
Tap World (2015)
Not Rated
72 min | Documentary, History, Music

About ten years ago, a group of us produced a fourteen-minute short film, 'Tap Heat', which film contrasted the traditional tap with the contemporary, as it's being created and performed by a new generation of dancers. With 'Tap World', we...See moreAbout ten years ago, a group of us produced a fourteen-minute short film, 'Tap Heat', which film contrasted the traditional tap with the contemporary, as it's being created and performed by a new generation of dancers. With 'Tap World', we wanted to show how this uniquely American art form has been given an exciting resurgence through the global embrace of dancers and audiences around the world. With 'Tap Heat"s popularity, we decided to reach out and invite dancers, choreographers and dance companies from across the planet to participate in a feature-length global documentary. Along with the U.S., we received 114 submissions from thirteen countries around the world. We asked not only to see the participants dancing, but also to learn their personal stories. See less
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Jul 10, 2015 (United States)

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114 cast members
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Alaman
Self Self   See fewer
Vicki's Tap Pups
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Danceworks
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Peg Leg Bates
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Pe Brasil
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Bunun Tribe
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Gumboot Dancers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Hideboh
Self Self   See fewer
Pace University Dancers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
T. Squared Tap Soweto
Themselves (as T-Squared Tap Soweto) Themselves (as T-Squared Tap Soweto)   See fewer
Dormeshia Sumbry
Self (as Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards) Self (as Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards)   See fewer
Suji Tap
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
Lu Tzing I.
Self (as Lu Tzing-I) Self (as Lu Tzing-I)   See fewer
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