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Arts and Humanities
History of Dance
Tap into History - Golden Age of Tap
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What Broadway show featured an all-Black cast and revolutionized dancing on Broadway?
Shuffle Along (1921)
What are some other names for this period in American history?
The Jazz Age, The Roaring 20s
Although tap was popular, what were some of the social and economic happenings that created obstacles for Black performers during this era?
The stock market crash, Jim Crow Laws, movie musicals featured white performers, ballet became the rage with Balanchine's "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue."
Name at least three big bands that included a tap act.
Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Cab Calloway, Woodie Herman
Name at least three tap dance acts that were featured performers in big bands.
Nicholas Brothers, Cora LaRedd, Louis DaPron, Baby Laurence
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