Excitement over tap dance is back, as young dancers, black and white alike, discover in tap the roots of American jazz dance. Tapdancin' is a highly entertaining overview of this authentic American art form, in which the triumphs and defeats of many greats from the past are mingled with the rejuvenation of the form by talented newcomers. Through stage performances, candid interviews, and vintage film clips, old timers such as John Bubbles, the Nicholas Brothers and Chuck Green are represented, as well as younger performers such as Tommy Tune, Jerry Ames, the Jazz Tap Percussion Ensemble, and the Third Generation Step. Tapdancin' has been chosen for the Museum of Modern Art's New Directors series.

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