Tap Dance Performance

Mar 10, 2011

Evening of tap dance and live jazz music with renowned American tap dancer Heather Cornell...

Heather Cornell

The renowned American tap dancer Heather Cornell dances at the Hellenic American Union with the Greek virtuoso tap dancer Thanos Daskalopoulos, with live music by leading representatives of the Greek jazz scene.

A tap dancer based in New York, Heather Cornell serves as an important mentor for many Tap Dance teams around the world. She is best known for the use of tap dance as a musical instrument. For 20 years she has been artistic director of the group Manhattan Tap – one of the top tap teams in New York City - and is a founding member of the musical show "Finding Synesthesia", a work which offered the contemporary tap dance scene a variety of expressive means.

This event has been organized in cooperation with TapMotif.

Special Guests: Christos Polidoros(saxophone, harmonica), Yiannis Kassetas (saxophone), Jussi Lindroos (tap)

Heather Cornell CV

  • Heather Cornell dances with the Greek virtuoso tap dancer Thanos Daskalopoulos: View the video
  • Heather Cornell dances the traditional song from Cyprus, "Yiasemi": View the video

Information

Artist Heather Cornell
Organizer Hellenic American Union, TapMotif
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 10/03/2011
End Date 10/03/2011
Starting Time 20:00
Type Performance
Participants Thanos Daskalopoulos (tap), Spiros Manesis (piano), Periklis Trivolis (contrabass), Serafeim Mpelos (drums), Christos Polidoros(saxophone, harmonica), Yiannis Kassetas (saxophone), Jussi Lindroos (tap)
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2011/12/08 - 14:08:34

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