DATE: August 14 – 17, 2014
Bloomfield, New Jersey
Founded in 2010, Jersey Tap Fest is New Jersey’s sole dance festival featuring world-class tap faculty and extravaganza.
We celebrate the masters of the past and bring light to the current and upcoming masters of today, giving them the opportunity to educate the current and next generation dancers as the future face of the tap dance community. Through master classes and performance opportunities, this stimulating, demanding and rigorous annual program allows for tap dancers all over the world to improve their technical abilities, hone their performance skills, network within the community and increase their overall knowledge of the art form. We are focused on serving tap dance by uniting the tap community, teaching its history, preserving is percussive and improvisational style, expanding the respect for the art and promoting the dance as a cherished American art form.
2014 Faculty: Jason Samuels Smith, Dormesiha Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Janas, Deborah Mitchell, Hillary-Marie, Karen Callaway Williams, Evan Ruggiero, Maurice Chestnut, Sean Fielder, Kyle Wilder, Nicholas Young, Jeff Foote, Andrew Atkinson (Music Theory), Josie Say (Lindy Hop) and Hank Smith (History).
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