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.
“Beverly Fletcher is surely one of the most knowledgeable authorities in tap dance and its history today.” —Bob Rizzo, choreographer
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.