Photo by Amanda Gentile, courtesy of the American Tap Dance Foundation.

Each year, Tap City offers expansive adult, pre-professional and youth training programs with internationally renowned teachers and numerous diverse premiere performances & city-wide events. The week long tap dance festival will celebrate its 19th year in New York City. From Saturday, July 6 through Friday July 12, the festival will feature Tap Treasures, a walking tour of the Broadway Theater District and Radio City Music Hall; Tap Ellington, a tribute to the jazz legend and his contribution to the art of tap dance; Rhythm in Motion, a boundary breaking take on tap by NYC’s finest tappers & choreographers; the ATDF Tap Dance Awards and a Tap City cruise around Manhattan with a live band and tap jam performances. For a full festival lineup, visit Tap City’s festival page.