Welcome to the Tap Dance Master Class series, where American instructors all tap dance performers and teachers - will conduct the dance classes for the American Center in Moscow audience. Each session will be a one-hour demo/class followed by a 30-minute Q&A. The series will be interesting to both tap professionals and tap enthusiasts.
Jason Samuels Smith is our guest for the fourth meeting in the series and will perform on Tuesday, December 14 at 7 PM Moscow time.
Jason Samuels Smith is a multi-talented leader and lifelong advocate for the Art form of Tap. Over the course of his extensive travels, he has influenced, and at times, introduced the culture of tap dance to audiences of all ages and social economic backgrounds. Accolades include a Dance Magazine Award, an Emmy and an American Choreography Award for “Outstanding Choreography”. Mr. Samuels-Smith has also received Bessie recognition (NY Dance and Performance Awards); the Gregory Hines Humanitarian Award; Hoofers Award; Certificate of Appreciation by the City of Los Angeles for creating the First Annual Los Angeles Tap Festival (2003); Proclamation declaring April 23rd “Jason Samuels Day” from the City of Shreveport, Louisiana; the “Ivy of Education” from Brainerd Institute; the “President Kenny Award” from Stony Brook; an Andrew Mellon Grant/ Joyce Foundation Residency; an Alpert/ McDowell Residency Award; an Arts International Grant; National Performance Network and Map funding among others in support of his work.
The event is hosted on the American Center in Moscow Facebook page on December 14 at 7:00pm Moscow time. Please follow this link on the day of the event: https://www.facebook.com/acmoscow/ You can register below and leave your valid email address to receive a reminder 30 minutes before the online event starts. To join other AMC Online programs, please check the American Center’s website and TimePad calendars.
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