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Bril Barrett, Star Dixon @ Tap Dance Festival U.K.


TDFUK is back for our 4th Annual Festival!! Once again we’re bringing two days of workshops with an incredible faculty to Pendleton College in Manchester.

We have classes available for all levels of tap dancer, from beginner to advanced, as well as our ‘Junior’ and ‘Adult’ specific tracks!

Visit to book your place! We offer full weekend passes as well as single day passes.

Don’t miss out on our other festival events:
Student-Faculty Showcase: Friday 14th February
Tap Jam: Sunday 16th February


Carmen Paquette @ Dance To Evolve


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M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ 9th Annual MLK Day Celebration



M.A.D.D. Rhythms Needs Your Help To Continue Making A Difference In Our Community

When you or a family member wants to learn about tap, where do you turn?

If you’re like most in our community, you turn to M.A.D.D. Rhythms


Because you know you will receive an absolute top notch tapdance education.

And you also know that you’ll be treated like a real person, by dedicated, compassionate tap professionals in a warm, caring environment.

Your contributions have helped make M.A.D.D. Rhythms one the leading tapdance organizations in the Country.  We are so grateful to you for supporting our mission to preserve, promote and contribute to this artform called tap .

Thanks to you, our organization has touched the lives of thousands of youth – whether they needed a positive alternative to the streets, an outlet to express themselves or sought to improve their quality of life.

M.A.D.D. Rhythms is your community tapdance collective.  We exist to serve you and your loved ones – to spread joy, love, discipline and creative expression.

In this uncertain economic time, we count on your support – now more than ever.

Your gift is extremely important to M.A.D.D. Rhythms because it provides resources that make an immediate impact – that will help us through these interesting – and tough – times.

Your gift of $100, $500, $1,000 or $5,000 can make all the difference…… to our instructors, our students, our programs, our communities, our support staff – to every one here who works to serve you.

Please consider making as generous a gift as you can.

As Chicago’s under-served communities continue to experience an increase in youth related violent crimes, your tap collective is committed to staying at the forefront – for you, for your loved ones, for every person in the community.  Please help to make this possible with your contribution.

Your donation will make a world of difference.  I promise you.

Thank you so much for your help.




Look to the right! See the yellow DONATE button. Click it and make your year-end contribution today!


M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ KWANZAA Celebration Harambee Na Nguzo Saba 2019



Winter Wonderlands Arts Showcase

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Every year, our #ArtsVillage grows and this year is no exception! We are dedicated to growing our arts partners and our arts programming. Our youth deserve nothing but the best and we strive to make it available to them!

Turkey Giveaway


Free 30 Minute Stepping Lesson @ 5:15pm

This year’s Winter Wonderlands Arts Showcase will feature performances from all of our various arts programs.

Broadway In Bronzeville

M.A.D.D. Rhythms

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew – ASM beginner and advanced apprenticeships

Sammy Dyer School Of The Theatre

HiDef Dance Ensemble

DMX Dance Company

And More……

#ArtsPartners #ArtsVillage #TeensMatter #RespectTheDance #WeDoArtsStuff #Bronzeville #CommUNITY #WinterWonderlands


Star Dixon @ Detroit Hoofin’ Ground

Hoofin' Ground


Tristan Bruns, Megan Davis, Time Brickey & KJ Sheldon @ Holiday Rhythms


HOLIDAY RHYTHMS will feature a night full of music, song, dance, drama, fashion, holiday traditions and of course . . .RHYTHM!

With very special guests . . . Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee TED LOUIS LEVY, MacArthur “Genius” Award winner, REGINALD ROBINSON, internationally renowned Irish trio – STEAM (John Williams, Katie Grennan, and Steve Morrow), Broadway/Cabaret artist, IRENE MICHAELS . . . plus the Eric Hochberg Trio, Stone Soup Rhythms, Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts and more!

Tickets On Sale Now!


Give To M.A.D.D. Rhythms On Giving Tuesday



M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ The Rakim Experience



A M.A.D.D. Rhythms Black Friday, Small Business Saturday & Cyber Monday SALE