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M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Needs Your VOTE – Help Us Get An $100,000 Grant To Make Even MORE Of A Difference Dancing Rhythms

Dear friends, family, fans, supporters and recipients of various opportunities provided by

M.A.D.D. Rhythms,

We are calling on you to help us reach the next level of consideration for a $100,000 grant from Chase.

All it takes is 1 click of the above image and your vote is cast.

We are more than halfway there, but we need you to put us over the top!

Thank you, in advance, for taking the time to help us continue to help our communities!

-Bril Barrett

Founder/Director of M.A.D.D. Rhythms



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 communites, 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 underserved 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.



Chicago Read-In

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Jr. Squad’s very own Donyella Jackson represented tap for the Chicago Read-In participants.


It was such a great honor to honor Dr. Ernest “Brownie” Brown

A message from Dr. Ernest ” Brownie” Brown to all hoofers at the M.A.D.D. Rhythms tap festival November 2008. We love and thank you Brownie for the endless joy you’ve shared with the world.


Red, Black & Green Song

Our Story is a fun and educational way for children to learn Black History. To order the Our Story DVD, please visit


Rhythm is My Business – Gregory Hines


Origins of the Moonwalk


M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ The Taste of Chicago


Dance 2XS: 2008 Sole Survivors Performance

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Bril Barrett: 2008 Sole Survivors Performance

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Be The Groove: 2008 Sole Survivors Performance

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