WATERTOWN — The most reliably feel-good dance concert of the summer – if not the year – has to be the annual Beantown Tap Festival’s faculty showcase, “On Tap.” The capstone of a week of tap classes curated and produced by Julia Boynton, the sold-out showcase features...

 

 

 

WATERTOWN — For the past week, tap maven Julia Boynton’s Beantown Tapfest has gathered dance enthusiasts far and wide, young and old for workshops, classes, and rhythm jams. On Friday night, all that rhythmic fervor exploded in “On Tap,” the festival’s faculty showc...

August 7, 2014

 

By Karen Campbell

 

For longtime tap maven Julia Boynton, producer of the Beantown Tapfest on Saturday and Sunday, these are exciting times. “The range of high-caliber tap is so broad and varied now,” Boynton says. “There is traditional tap, pop, experimental, contempor...

August 22, 2011

 

 

By Karen Campbell

 

WATERTOWN - Imagine the rocketing rhythmic footwork of tap dance fused with the rolling hips and shimmying shoulders of salsa. Or tap combined with the sharp isolations of hip-hop, the weighted, off-center shapes of modern dance, or the stark theatr...

August 24, 2010

 

Students and teachers at the Arsenal

By MARCIA B. SIEGEL

 

Teaching is a deep experience in tap dancing, and it's not confined to technique instruction in the studio. Teaching gets acted out in performance, as one performer lays down a line and another copies it — a frie...

August 20, 2007

 

WATERTOWN -- This weekend's Beantown Tapfest made it resoundingly clear -- tap dance is alive and kicking in Boston. Enthusiastic fans flocked to workshops and packed the house for Friday night's "On Tap!" showcase highlighted by the reunion of hometown boy Derick Gra...

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