The Moves, The Sounds, So Grand

Dorrance Dance; Photo: Christopher Duggan

It seems like tap dance hasn’t had a big moment in a while, maybe not since Savion Glover and “Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk” hit Broadway more than 15 years ago. Well, tap’s big moment has come again: Michelle Dorrance, and her company, Dorrance Dance, put on the most exciting tap dance performance I’ve ever seen at Jacob’s Pillow last week. I don’t know a cramproll from a step chug (both tap terms I have just learned) but I know that what Dorrance does is extraordinary.

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