DATE: July 30, 31 and August 2, 2014
Museum of Contemporary Art
220 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s 24th annual RHYTHM WORLD festival will culminate with JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance. Performances will run July 30, 31 and August 2 at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
The acclaimed Greg Spero Trio collaborates with different headliners each night of the rousing JUBA! performances, showcasing the work of these extraordinary foot drummers and percussive arts masters from both side of the Atlantic. Lineups range from full-length solos, to dazzling duos and trios, to full throttle ensemble work.
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TAP FESTIVAL PERFORMANCES
July 30: All the World’s a Drum
European and South American artists bring tap back to America, infused with their own cultural and rhythmic perspectives. This international opening night features Guillem Alonso from Barcelona, Daniel Borak from Zurich, Victor Cuno from Paris, and Charles Renato from Brazil, among others.
July 31: . . . a different drummer . . .
Austin’s Jason Janas-representing the pinnacle of American tap’s cutting edge-performs his one-man one-act, Pieces of a Man. Boston native and CHRP resident ensemble BAM! member Derick K. Grant (of Broadway’s Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk) shares the evening, along with additional guests.
August 2: “1, 2, 3, 25”
The final night of JUBA! caps the 24th annual Rhythm World festival and stars Cartier Williams in his new one-act work Rhythm Refix alongside the Midwest’s most accomplished foot drummers, including Jay Fagan, Sarah Savelli, Jumaane Taylor, and others.
*Programming subject to change.
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