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One event on April 24, 2022 at 3:00 pm
The North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble Presents
‘STEP IN TIME’
Sat. April 23, 2022, 7:30 PM | Sun. April 24, 2022, 3:00 PM
General Admission: $25 Seniors/Students: $20
The Carolina Theatre, Durham NC
Tickets available at the box office or online www.carolinatheatre.org
CHAPEL HILL, NC | MARCH 25, 2022
Live at the Carolina Theatre for the first time in over two years! Join the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE) as they celebrate their 39th season and return to the beautiful Carolina Theatre! Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble has produced award-winning and world-renowned dancers, such as Michelle Dorrance, Elizabeth Burke, Jason Janas, and Jared Grimes. This year’s annual show, Step In Time, features all 35 members of the company, ages 8-18, along with guest artist and internationally acclaimed performer, Tre Dumas. Step In Time has something for everyone- traditional jazz tap, body percussion, improvisation, and cutting-edge contemporary choreography, not to mention a live jazz band and vocalists. Don’t miss your chance to experience an evening of rhythm that will be sure to have you dancing in your seat!
About the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble
“…the premier youth tap ensemble in the world: The North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.”
Michael N. Horowitz, President, Board of Directors, Chicago Human Rhythm Project
Rhythm…funk…innovation…excitement: that’s the North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble (NCYTE). One of the best youth tap ensembles in the world, NCYTE features approximately 40 dancers, ages 8 to 18, who hail from throughout North Carolina. Don’t let the word “youth” fool you. These dancers tear up the floor with poise, passion and professionalism. NCYTE honors the traditions of this unique American form while infusing it with youthful energy, contemporary music, and innovative dances from some of the world’s most talented choreographers.
Founded by JUBA award winning artistic director Gene Medler in 1983, NCYTE entertains audiences with cutting-edge contemporary choreography along with traditional rhythm tap. NCYTE has toured throughout the U.S. and the world, with performances in Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Finland, Germany and Mexico. The company has toured or collaborated with the Greensboro Symphony, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Mallarme Chamber Players, and the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra, among others.
NCYTE alumni—including tap virtuosos Michelle Dorrance and Jason Janas—have gone on to Broadway and beyond. The list of choreographers who have created the company’s repertory reads like a who’s who in the tap world, including the legendary Savion Glover. For more information visit us at https://www.ncyte.org/
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