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Roots of Tap: The Beginning & the Plantation to the Theater

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the origin of tap dance, its roots in Africa and its multicultural blend in the New World. Tap Dance is known today as America's true folk dance.

Part 1 of the 2-week Black History Month special, “Roots of Tap” series of participatory dance history workshops! In this workshop, learn how a plantation dance moved through blackface minstrel shows to vaudeville.

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