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Tapworks: A Tap Dictionary and Reference Manualby Beverly Fletcher
Synopses & Reviews
As the official reference manual of the Dance Masters of America, this tap dance resource contains more than 1,500 up-to-date entries about every facet of this uniquely American art form. It provides a history of tap dance as well as the dancers who defined it. This manual also includes a comprehensive dictionary of tap and dance terminology with a special section devoted to teachers.
Book News Annotation:
In its second edition, this comprehensive dance reference manual for student and professional tap dancers defines more than 1,500 tap dance terms and variations and includes clear directions on how to execute steps. Fletcher, a veteran dance instructor and member of the Dance Hall of Fame, also provides a history of tap and brief biographies of influential dancers and performers. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This dictionary features more than 1500 up-to-date entries, researched by its internationally respected author, Beverly Fletcher. Each tap term is concisely defined in all its variations. Clear directions on "How to Execute" are given.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-184).
About the Author
Beverly Fletcher is the founder of Amdance, In Concert, a company dedicated to the historical preservation of the tap idiom. Fletcher was recently voted into the Dance Hall of Fame. She lives in Niagara Falls, New York.
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