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Tap Dance Research Network UK Research Festival April 2022

Events on 5th, 7th and 10th April 2022 Online and in-person! ‘putting tap dance research in the spotlight’

Tap dance workshops | panel discussions | research presentations | live music tap jam

Tap Dance Research Network UK present a programme of events that brings together tap dance performers, artists, scholars and researchers throughout the UK and North America. 

Whether you tap dance or not, or are simply ‘tap-curious’, TDRN UK welcomes everyone to join us as we delve into the richness and diversity of research and creative practices in tap dance today.

The Research Festival celebrates the practical research of these diverse individuals by sharing embodied knowledges through practical workshops, presentations, and group discussions. If you are looking to hit the boards with your shoes, there are practical sessions suited to all levels of experience and you can take part in the closing party tap jam where tap dancers jam with live music.

Tuesday 5th April 

18:30 – 20:45 GMT – Online

‘Imagining The Perfect Ecosystem For Tap Dance’ A Discussion with Travis Knights and Lisa La Touche

Thursday 7th April 

12:00 – 13:00 GMT – Online

‘Foot Percussion Discussion’ panel with Hannah James, Simeon Weedall, Rosamaria E. Kostic Cisneros

19:00 – 20:30 – Online

Thomas DeFrantz ‘The history of the relationship between rhythm tap dance and the concert stage – an introduction’

Sunday 10th April

11:00 – 18:00 – In-person event @ De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

19:30 – 21:30 Tap Jam Closing Party, Leicester, UK

Full event programme http://tdrnuk.com/events/research_festival_2022/ 

Booking link https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tdrn-uk-research-festival-2022-tickets-288514172657

About TDRN UK http://tdrnuk.com 

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