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M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ Harold Washington Cultural Center’s Let The Good Times Roll: Live Theatrical Gala



M.A.D.D. Rhythms #2ndFridays #TAPJAM @ Harold Washington Cultural Center 7pm


M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ is hosting our 2nd Fridays #TapJam

and we want you there!


HWCC Logo4701 S. King Dr.

2nd Floor

(Use 47th St. Entrance)

Chicago, IL 60615

Friday 5/10/19


$1 Suggested Donation

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!

#Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood

#ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance


M.A.D.D. Rhythms Las Vegas Presents LV Tap Fest: Year Of The Woman



Bril Barrett @ Cotton Club In A Box/Hillcrest High School



Making A Difference Dancing Rhythms – MADD Rhythms


M.A.D.D. RHYTHMS debuts at Links Hall, with an evening of new and “back-by-popular-demand” works!

Get Your Tickets Here

About this Event:
On April 20th, M.A.D.D. RHYTHMS is proud to present an evening of virtuosity for the first time at Links Hall. The evening features a world premiere by company member Tristan Bruns, brand new works by company members Starinah Dixon and Donnetta Jackson and some MADD Rhythms “back-by-popular-demand” fan favorites! This performance is presented by Links Hall as part of their 40th Anniversary LINKAGE program.

Standard Tickets: $15.
Optional Ticket supporting Links Hall’s free 40th season, for presenting artists: $40

Performers: Ivy Anderson, Brill Barett, Rachel Benzing, Time Brickey, Tristan Bruns, Andrew Carr, Alexandrya Fryson, Caleb Jackson, Donnetta Jackson, Izaiah Harris, Carmen Paquette, K J Sheldon, and Devin Nived.

Company Info:
M.A.D.D. RHYTHMS is a phenomenal TAPdance collective whose “SOLE” purpose is to spread the Love and Joy of TAP worldwide. What started as Bril Barrett & Martin Dumas III’s formula for giving back, is now a full-fledged performing arts company, quickly gaining a reputation for representing the true essence of tap: RHYTHM! The company is composed of young, versatile tap dancers from all over Chicago. Their ages range from 13 to 42, and their backgrounds are as equally diverse. The one thing they all have in common is a love for “the dance”.


Tristan Bruns’ What It’s Like To Be Human @ Links Hall


What It’s Like To Be Human is a new work by choreographer Tristan Bruns with additional choreography by collaborators Megan Davis, Jessica Tenbusch, Rachel Benzing and Kaytlin Bush. Following the performance will be a Q+L (Question and Listen) session and the comments you provide will directly affect the direction of the work in future performances. What It’s Like To Be Human is a part of the Links Hall 40th Anniversary LINKAGES program.

The main performance of What It’s Like To Be Human is April 19th at 7pm and is part of the Stomping Grounds Percussive Dance Festival presented by the Chicago Human Rhythm Project.

There will be a preview performance on Thursday, April 18th at 7pm and an invitation only matinee performance on Friday, April 19th at 2pm.

All ticket prices range from a standard $8 ticket, a $15 support the artist ticket and $40 support the artist AND Links Hall ticket.

​STOMPING GROUNDS is a two-month, City-wide festival presented in distinct communities throughout Chicago showcasing many of the city’s most accomplished percussive dance companies. Throughout the festival, unique combinations of artists from multiple ensembles perform and teach in schools, community cultural centers and in a grand finale at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

LINKS HALL encourages artistic innovation and public engagement by maintaining a facility and providing flexible programming for the research, development and presentation of new work in the performing arts.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project builds community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs.

Original promotional artwork by Matt Palenske, aka Consumer. Dig his art and music at


Bril Barrett In King Of The Policy: Running Numbers @ Dundas Performing Centre For The Performing Arts In Nassau, The Bahamas



Donnetta “Lil Bit” Jackson’s Chicago Footwork Pop-Up @ Harold Washington Cultural Center



Bril Barrett @ Cotton Club In A Box

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Bril Barrett, Star Dixon, Donnetta Jackson @ DC Tap Fest



M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ THE ONE: Urban Dance Showcase

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