Tap Awards, 2015 July 7 Additional title: Tap City 2015
NamesWaag, Tony (Creator)Waag, Tony (Speaker)Waag, Tony (Presenter)Waag, Tony (Performer)Schmidt, Jan, 1948- (Speaker)Jurkovic, Jess (Performer)Fonda, Joe (Performer)Davis, Josh (Performer)Le Tang, Henry (Honoree)Le Tang, Henry (Performer)Sciarra, Ellie (Presenter)Sciarra, Ellie (Performer)Mitchell, Deborah (Performer)Mitchell, Deborah (Speaker)Mitchell, Deborah (Presenter)Goodson, Germaine (Performer)Goodson, Germaine (Speaker)Bolger, Ray (Honoree)Bolger, Ray (Performer)Levin, Carly (Honoree)Heyward, Al (Honoree)Schlesinger, Carl (Honoree)Bufalino, Brenda (Presenter)Chestnut, Maurice (Performer)Callaway, Karen (Honoree)Cornell, Heather (Performer)Cornell, Heather (Honoree)LaBarbera, John (Performer)New Jersey Tap Ensemble (Performer)American Tap Dance Foundation (Presenter)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Host)New York Public Library. Dance Division (Host)
Gregory Hines Collection of American Tap Dance
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2015-07-07Place: New York, NY
Table of ContentsIntroduction with slide presentation of past 2001-15 honorees (15 min.) / by Tony Waag.Welcome (3 min.) / by Jan Schmidt (Curator, Dance Division)2015 International Tap Dance Hall of Fame Award: Henry LeTang (25 min.) / film presentation: excerpts from LeTang Instructional Tape, Tap, Black & Blue, Cotton Club, & Rhythm Queens/Tap City 2014 ; live presentation: Ellie Sciarra ; accepting the award: Deborah Mitchell & Germaine Goodson.2015 International Tap Dance Hall of Fame Award: Ray Bolger (13 min.) / film presentation: excerpts of The Great Ziegfeld, April in Paris, That's Dancing ; performance: Tony Waag ; music: Nancy Hamilton & Morgan Lewis (The Old Soft Shoe) ; presenting & accepting the award: Tony Waag.2015 ATDF Toe Knee Award: Carly Levin (3 min.) / presenting the award: Tony Waag ; accepting the award: Carly Levin.2015 ATDF Tap Preservation Award: Al Heyward & Carl Schlesinger (20 min.) / film presentation: Heart and Sole: 20 of Tap Extravaganza (excerpt) ; presenting the award: Brenda Bufalino ; accepting the award: Al Heyward & Renee Schlesinger.2015 ATDF Hoofer Award: Karen Callaway Williams (14 min.) / performance: Maurice Chestnut (NJTAP featured artist) & NJTAP2 (artistic director/choreographer, Deborah Mitchell) ; music: Duke Ellington (Take the A Train) ; dancers: Liz Carroll, Quenten Couch, Ailis Farawell, Simon Hamilton, Elizabeth Henning, Daniel Jenkins, Samantha Martino, Max Mauro, Meredith McAfee, Samantha McKoy, Jennifer Mehlig, Mackenzie Miller, Kathryn Povall & Shannon Thaler ; presenting the award: Deborah Mitchell ; accepting the award: Karen Callaway Williams.2015 ATDF Hoofer Award: Heather Cornell (27 min.) / performance: Heather Cornell & John LaBarbera ; presenting the award: Max Pollak ; accepting the award: Heather Cornell.Conclusion (4 min.).
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 6191
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: in association with The Gregory Hines Collection of American Tap Dance housed at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts ; presented by American Tap Dance Foundation, Tony Waag and Tap City 2015.Content: Widescreen.Funding: The recording of this work was made possible by the cooperation of American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc., The Duke on 42nd Street, and the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library.Creation/production credits: Piano, Jess Jurkovic ; bass, Joe Fonda ; drums, Josh Davis ; videography, Charlie Steiner.Venue: Videotaped during award presentation at The Duke on 42nd Street, New York, N.Y., on 2015 July 7.Funding: This archival recording was made possible by a generous challenge grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and by matching gifts from Helen J. Gebig, Anne H. Bass, The Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc., Gillian Attfield, Caroline Hyman, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, Nancy Lassalle, and Louisa Sarofim with additional support from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division and the Friends of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Funding: The Dance Division gratefully acknowledges the assistance of The Jerome Robbins Foundation.
Physical DescriptionBorn digitalExtent: 1 video file (124 min.) : sound, color.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 965378663NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21129450Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): dcee02c0-f61a-0134-a146-2157e6287dba
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