"Tap Dogs" is a tap dance show, created by Australian dancer and choreographer, Dein Perry. The original production of the show had its world premiere in January 1995 at the Sydney Festival in Australia, produced by the Sydney Theatre Company.
Due to the unique and original staging ideas featured in the show, the Tap Dogs are often recognised within the dance community, as having revolutionised the way tap dance is presented to a modern day audience and subsequently, different variations of the show are now performed in major cities around the world, with numerous dance companies attempting to emulate the tap style seen in the show.
Whilst the original stage show achieved international acclaim, the Tap Dogs are most famous for their performances at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.
... the team with designer/director Nigel Triffitt, and composer Andrew Wilkie and created TAP DOGS ... The show is now a well known reinvention of tap for the New Millennium ... TAP DOGS was the instant hit of the Sydney Theatre Festival where it had its world premiere in January 1995 – it caused an equal sensation at the ...
Famous quotes containing the words dogs and/or tap:
“In trying to understand the appeal of best-sellers, it is well to remember that whistles can be made sounding certain notes which are clearly audible to dogs and other of the lower animals, though man is incapable of hearing them.”
—Rebecca West (18921983)
“A book is like a manclever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.”
—John Steinbeck (19021968)