Gotham Arts Exchange presents Stam-Pede, an afternoon of the very best in percussive dance by seven celebrated companies. From soulful flamenco to lively Irish dance to innovative body percussion to mesmerizing tap dance and delightful clogging, this impressive collection of companies offers something for everyone who loves the power and precision of percussive dance.
Participating companies include: Thank You, Gregory!; David Parker and The Bang Group; Darrah Carr Dance; Max Pollak's Rumba Tap; Buckets and Tap Shoes; Maya de Silva y Los Chavales del Barrio, Flamenco Revolucion; and the French Canadian [ZØGMA] collectif de folklore urbain. Prepare to be amazed by their virtuosic displays of lightning fast footwork, intoxicating rhythms, and high energy musical accompaniment. Expect a rollicking good time as the audience is treated to a sensory feast for sight and sound.
Stam-Pede, presented by Gotham Arts Exchange, is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 through funds distributed by the National Endowment of the Arts.