Rattling the rafters of the Clatsop Community College Performing Arts Center, the annual Tap Festival features dancers from Maddox Dance Studio and guest performers from Hollywood Dance Center in Portland in a fun and fanciful performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1.

Performers of all ages will present tap numbers from Vaudeville to Broadway. A special feature will be an audience participation segment for all interested in joining the dancers on stage for a quick tap lesson taught by Ron Smith, Alice Thompson and Andrea Kaul, faculty members at Maddox. The event is directed by Jeanne Peterson, owner of Maddox Dance Studio, who serves as one of two Oregon delegates for National Dance Week.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $7 for seniors and students, and $5 for children 12 and younger. The Performing Arts Center is located at 16th Street and Franklin Avenue in Astoria.

Tags

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.