AUDITIONS for JADA Ensembles, Kids 8+ / Adults
Saturday October 13, 6-7:30p at Sound Space Performing Arts Center 2511 W. Girard Ave. Philadelphia, PA
Are you considered a good tapper? Do you want training in techniques not typically available locally? Are you a good sport? Do you know or want to know what it takes to be a professional tapper with top professionals? Can you make room for performance opportunities? If the answers are YES, JADA Dance/Tap Ensembles are looking for YOU!
JADA Tap Ensemble, developed through a single idea by founding director, Jaye Allison, in 2008, to honor as many unnoticed women in tap dance history through a project funded by the Pew Arts & Heritage program, Dance Advance named the Virtual Quilt. 6 young ladies were hand picked to research the history and develop biographies of 6 legendary tap dance and chorus girls with the mentoring assistance of the Silver Belles Organization. Through this connection, a bond of professionalism and talent were honed and nurtured. They earned recognition as the Jr. Belles with original choreography by their mentors and classic staging from the group’s repertoire of original work. By 2010, this group branched out to learn more works and premiered on stage as JADA that summer. They are now enjoying the fruits of their works and have travel to perform at colleges and festivals in 3 states. JADA looks forward to spreading the gospel and elegance of tap dance and branch forward even more to include contemporary modern works to their repertoire. We hope to do a full evening’s concert as a goal in the near future.
Come prepared to tell us why Tap is important to you. Prepare to show one of your favorite combinations.
8 week sessions meeting twice (2 times) Monthly. Schedule will be given to accepted participants:
2 hrs each programming day
$100 per session period (Partial Scholarships Available).
Sessions begin Oct 27th 6-8p.
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