Melbourne’s annual Australian Tap Dance Festival is always a favourite for tap dance enthusiasts. Founded in 2012 by Ella Lehaf and Winston Morrison, ATDF’s mission is to bring the art of tap into the wider dance community.
Dance Writer speaks to Australian female tap artist Brianna Taylor about her recent international success with Nick Young's Rhythmatic Tap Company.
You are a tap sensation not only in Australia but also in Paris and now LA! How does it feel knowing you are the first Australian to be accepted residency to Nick Young’s Rhythmatic Tap Company? Was it an open audition process or were you approached?
I couldn’t be more grateful for these opportunities I’ve had in my career and I am humbled to be apart of Rhythmatic Tap Company and Nick’s vision for our new show ‘On Top of the World’.
The Faculty of the Australian Tap Dance Festival has come together to unite world-renowned tap dancers and local students on one stage, demonstrating a lighthearted but captivating sounding spectacle.
Australia’s Tap Dance Festival is coming to Melbourne this September for a week of action-packed tap classes and performances by renowned dance tapping professionals from across the globe.