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Bril Barrett, Star Dixon @ Rhythm World

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We are excited to have you join Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s 28th year of Rhythm World!! Rhythm World is a tap and percussive arts festival which hosts internationally acclaimed faculty for a week of classes and performances.

During the week we have courses, masterclasses, workshops, an exclusive STOMP Intensive, teacher certification, a kids program and our Youth Tap Ensemble Conference. These classes are taught by masters of the art from and range in intensity from fast beginner to professional level tap dancing. Check out more details on our website

On July 16th, we have our opening night kick-off jam at the Jazz Showcase at 7:30pm! This jam will host faculty, students and a live band for a must not miss event of the festival. Tickets are on sale now so buy them before we sell out!

Next up on July 18th we have a show at Navy Pier’s Polk Bros. Performance Lawn! Jason Janas’ company Co.MMIT and Charles Renato’s company CHR Project will be featured as well as different youth tap ensembles. This event is free and open to the public. Get there before the start time of 6:30pm to have the best view!

Finally we close out our festival with JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance concerts at the Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts building. These shows start at 7:30pm and will be on Friday July 20th and Saturday July 21st. These shows are different each night and provide a unique wonderful tap dance experience. Tickets are one sale so buy yours now!
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M.A.D.D. Rhythms #3rdSundays #FREE #TAPJAM @ Lou Conte Dance Studio 2pm

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M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ is hosting our 3rd Sundays #TapJam

and we want you there!

1147 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday 7/15/18


TAP JAMS are our way of paying homage to the HOOFERS of old and the traditions they set.

TAP JAMS make us better. TAP JAMS give us new ideas.

TAP JAMS help us communicate.

TAP JAMS allow us to express ourselves.

TAP JAMS show us where we came from and where we are going.

TAP JAMS are absolutely necessary to nudge your growth as a tapdancer!

#FREE #Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood

#ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance



M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew @ Soul Yoga Fest


Chicago:  July 13, 14, 15, 2018

2014-soul-yooga-fest1.jpgSoul Yoga Fest has expanded our emphasis to include more natural food vendors, workshops in vegan and raw food preparation as well as more dance, martial arts and other types of movement arts.   The annual  Yoga festival which was created by Master Kemetic Yoga Instructor and founder of the global Kemetic Yoga Movement, Yirser Ra Hotep-Lawrence to introduce Yoga, especially Kemetic Yoga from the cultural perspective of Africa, to communities that otherwise would not know of Yoga, do not have access to it, nor know of its African and Kemetic (ancient Egyptian) roots. Soul Yoga Fest is held in Chicago, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Paris, South Africa and Jamaica.  Soul Yoga Fest is open to all persons interested in Yoga, Meditation, Health, Nutrition, and Fitness.


Star Dixon @ Omaha Tap Fest’s Rhythm Weekend


Rhythm Weekend: Omaha Jazz & Tap Dance Festival 2018

July 12 @ 7:00 pmJuly 15 @ 10:00 pm

$10 – $210

Omaha Jitterbugs presents the Third Annual RHYTHM WEEKEND: Omaha Jazz & Tap Dance Festival, a community dance event featuring workshops for all ages and levels plus dance battles, showcases, history, and more. Experience master tap and jazz dancers from around the world share what they love with an emphasis on community growth & empowerment. #omahadancecommunity

#Rhythmweekend2018 is July 13-15, with workshops of all levels in tap dance and authentic solo jazz dance —— weekend schedule below | full class schedule here —— with Roxane Butterfly, Star Dixon, Kyle Van Newkirk, Gaby Cook and Nathan Bugh —— instructor info below. Plus, lots of community activities throughout the weekend.


M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ IN10CITY Live Art Showcase



Bril Barrett @ M3 Dance 2018 Intensive



M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ MAMBY On The Beach



Bril Barrett Curates Harold Washington Cultural Center’s “Broadway In Bronzeville” @ MAMBY On The Beach



M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew @ Summer Of Opportunity

2018 summer of opportunity


Star Dixon @ Black Girls Dance Conference



Star, Megan, Time, KJ @ Stomping Grounds’ Grand Finale