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  • Tap in China | www.tapdance.org
    this kind Report from China 3 2015 What is key to the healthy development of Tap Dance in China Discussion Is Irish Step Dancing also Tap Dance ITA C R Chen Jiefang Shanghai Jiang Shaofeng Beijing Jiang Kewei Ying kou Fan Lin Si chuan Li Lin Haerbin Zhang Hua Xi An Lu Kaiyue Shanghai 2015 03 American Tap Dance has spread over a large area in China introduced by Taiwanese dancers who also introduced it in Shanghai inspired by American films such as Gene Kelly s Singing In The Rain and the films of Shirley Temple At the beginning of the 2000 s class sizes ranged from tens to hundred of students The sensational Irish Step Dancing show Riverdance had a powerful effect resulting from the 2004 show in Beijing and Irish Dance began to spread widely Because our media called it Irish Tap Dance Tap Dance took the country by a storm People fell over each other to join classes to perform at competitions to be teachers and they established various Tap Dance grading systems etc It was a thriving scene But the good times didn t last long After only a little more than ten years the popularity waned At this point in the Shanghai Tap Dance classes student enrollments are scanty so that teachers of American Tap Dance have to change in order to survive It seems that only teachers who teach the Irish Tap Dance can survive although it is a struggle And what s happening in Beijing The Chinese center of tap had once created a national 8000 person Tap Dance recorded in the Guinness Book Of Records But in Beijing s Tiantan Park today we cannot find the slightest shadow of tap Why would that be What are the causes behind this phenomenon To answer this question we studied American Tap Dance history and asked many USA masters in order to get the best information We plan to explain this to our people in our forthcoming new book Specification Tap Dance Foundation Tutorial This plan has gained support from some USA masters such as the Director of the ITA Acia Gray and master Rusty Frank they provided important information for us Master Sam Weber wrote some ideas for us and serves as our adviser personally and Master Steve Zee wrote a special preface for us What USA masters have to say A cia Gray Tap Dance and Irish Step Dance are two very distinct dance forms The musicality base is very different Tap to the traditions of jazz and Irish Step Dance to Irish Folk Music Both can be modernized or changed of course but they are distinctively different Of the two only Tap Dance is an American national dance Tap Dance has some technical ties to Irish Step Dance but they are not the same Rusty Frank Here in America it is always referred to as Irish Step Dancing I have never once heard it called Irish Tap Dancing The term Tap Dance

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  • Public Notices | www.tapdance.org
    and suggest specific changes Requesters should be aware that they bear the burden of proving the necessity of both correction and the type of correction they seek Requests for correction that are specific and provide evidence to support the need for correction will enable the agency to provide a satisfactory response 3 The request should include the requester s name mailing address fax number email address and telephone number and how the requester is affected by the information error The ITA needs this information to respond to the request and to contact the requester as necessary 4 If a request does not reasonably describe the information asserted to be incorrect The ITA may request additional information 5 The ITA will investigate and respond to requests for correction in a flexible manner taking into consideration the nature and extent of the complaint the nature and timeliness of the information involved the significance of the correction to the use of the information and the magnitude of the correction needed Should The ITA determine that a correction is necessary appropriate responses might include personal contacts by letter or telephone press releases website postings errata sheets in publications or mass mailings to correct a widely disseminated error or address a frequently raised complaint The ITA is not required to change the content or status of information simply based on the receipt of a request for correction For example The ITA need not respond substantively to requests that are frivolous or repetitive concern information not within these guidelines or from a person whom the information does not affect 6 The ITA will generally notify the requester by email of the decision on whether and how any corrections within 90 calendar days of receipt of the request If the request requires more than 90 calendar days to be resolved the ITA will inform the complainant that more time is required and indicate the reason why and an estimated decision date If the requester does not agree with the ITA s decision regarding corrective action the requester may file for reconsideration by the ITA within 30 days of the ITA s decision Such reconsideration requests will generally be resolved within 45 business days 7 ITA Information Quality Standards and Definitions 1 Quality is an encompassing term comprising utility objectivity and integrity Therefore the guidelines sometimes refer to these four statutory terms collectively as quality 2 Utility refers to the usefulness of the information to its intended users including the public In assessing the usefulness of information that The ITA disseminates to the public The ITA will consider the uses of the information not only from the perspective of The ITA but also from the perspective of the public 3 Objectivity means ensuring that information is accurate reliable and unbiased and that disseminated information is presented in an accurate clear complete and unbiased manner 4 Integrity refers to the security of information protection of the information from unauthorized access or revision to ensure that the information is not

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  • Privacy Policy | www.tapdance.org
    with our services We do not sell any personal information to third parties Information Collected and Stored Automatically If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site read pages or download information we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically This information does not identify you personally We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit 1 The Internet domain for example xcompany com if you use a private Internet access account or your school edu if you connect from a university and IP address an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web from which you access our web site 2 The type of browser and operating system used to access our site 3 The date and time you access our site 4 The pages you visit and how long you visited each page and 5 If you linked to the ITA web site from another web site the address of that web site We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits Links to Other Sites Our policy discloses the privacy practices for the ITA web site But ITA provides links to other web sites When you leave the ITA web site www tapdance org you will go to sites outside our control These external sites may send their own cookies to users collect data or solicit personal information The privacy policies and procedures described here for ITA do not apply to any external links We encourage you to read the privacy

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    Wed Thu Fri Sat 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 1 2 3 4 5 User login Username Password Create new account Request new password Choose your language Who s online There are currently 0 users online How to Search the ITA Site Members and registered

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  • www.tapdance.org
    and development of tap dance as an art form Our aims are to EDUCATE people about tap as an art form ENCOURAGE the creation of new tap performance venues and touring circuits PRESERVE the history of tap through archival documentation and research ESTABLISH support mechanisms and communication networks for tap UNITE tap dancers and enthusiasts around the world Tap Love Interview with Brenda Bufalino News Tap in China Sam Weber Report Early in 2011 Rusty Frank told me about her plans to go to China to pay a visit to Jiefang Chen a tap dancer who was using a number of our Tapping With The Masters instructional DVDs to teach his students Rusty wrote about her visit in the ITA newsletter after her return in April 2011 As I was teaching on a number of the DVDs Jiefang asked Rusty to put him in touch with me I found him to be as Rusty has described him China s tap tiger I ve never met anyone more passionate about tap dancing or more determined to promote it than this robust and energetic septogenerian Over the course of nearly three months and 120 emails we discussed his concerns about the development

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  • www.tapdance.org
    and development of tap dance as an art form Our aims are to EDUCATE people about tap as an art form ENCOURAGE the creation of new tap performance venues and touring circuits PRESERVE the history of tap through archival documentation and research ESTABLISH support mechanisms and communication networks for tap UNITE tap dancers and enthusiasts around the world Tap Love Interview with Brenda Bufalino News Tap in China Sam Weber Report Early in 2011 Rusty Frank told me about her plans to go to China to pay a visit to Jiefang Chen a tap dancer who was using a number of our Tapping With The Masters instructional DVDs to teach his students Rusty wrote about her visit in the ITA newsletter after her return in April 2011 As I was teaching on a number of the DVDs Jiefang asked Rusty to put him in touch with me I found him to be as Rusty has described him China s tap tiger I ve never met anyone more passionate about tap dancing or more determined to promote it than this robust and energetic septogenerian Over the course of nearly three months and 120 emails we discussed his concerns about the development

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  • 's homepage | www.tapdance.org
    to get property of non object in ita profile print recent line 10 of export spare sites tapdance org htdocs sites all modules ita custom ita custom module s homepage Quick Links Join the ITA Advertise coming soon Propose an Article Be considered for our Dancer Spotlight Submit an Event News Item or Feature Article Apply to be a Regional Representative Join a Board Committee User login Username Password Create

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  • Events | www.tapdance.org
    drive Contact us at 617 625 9663 or e mail to info woodenkiwi com Read more about Tap Floor for SALE Rhythm Week Festival 2nd Rhythm Week Festival in Helsinki Finland 7 days with Roxane Butterfly Thanos Daskalopoulos WHAT An international tap dance and body music event that offers classes for advanced beginners intermediate advanced and professional tap dancers and body percussionists in two levels There will also be a combined workshop for professional tap dancers and musicians as well as tap and body percussion classes designed for young dancers and music lovers between the ages 9 14 Read more about Rhythm Week Festival Pre Easter Jam Tap Dance Live Music Jam musician Tuomas Timonen drums percussions Hostesses Hannaleena Markkanen Venla Sandgren Kompitus Rhythm Collective Place Space for Free Arts Katariinankatu 3 00170 Helsinki Finland http www vapaantaiteentila fi en Read more about Pre Easter Jam Tap Dance Live Music Point Tap Festival 2013 POINT TAP FESTIVAL 2013 Stevens Point Wisconsin August 8 9 10 www pointtap wordpress com Join us for three full days of challenging classes in the beautiful studios at the Noel Fine Arts Center on the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point campus A three day tap workshop 4 classes day plus evening events cookout jam session informal concert and lunchtime faculty rap session Read more about Point Tap Festival 2013 RitmÅbo RITMÅBO Fri Oct 5th at 8 pm TSMO TURKU Turku Area Music School s Concert Hall Mestarinkatu 2 Martti TAP BODY PERCUSSION AFRO CUBAN LATIN JAZZ Max Pollak New York Austria tap body percussion Jussi Lindroos tap Manuel Dunkel sax Risto Toppola guitar Read more about RitmÅbo TURKU RHYTHM WEEKEND with Max Pollak Performances Workshops Jams Lectures and more October 5th 7th Turku Finland www jussilindroos com RITMÅBO Fri Oct 5th at 8 pm TSMO

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