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Tap Show is First Artist Series Presentation

(Posted September 30, 2002)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- The percussive rhythms of tap dancing will sound out on stage as the show "One Night Out: Tap" debuts as part of the Juniata College Artist Series at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 5 in Rosenberger Auditorium in Oller Hall on the Juniata campus.

For tickets and information about the Juniata College Artist Series, please call (814) 641-3333. General admission tickets for single performances are $15. Season tickets are $65. Single-show tickets for seniors over age 65 and children age 18 and under are $8 and season tickets for seniors are $30. Juniata College students are admitted free with a student ID.

"One Night Out" will bring a variety of tap styles showcased by a high-energy ensemble of dancers whose experience ranges from Broadway dance shows to self-contained tap productions.

The show's creator and lead dancer, Derick Grant, was an original cast member and dance captain for the Tony Award-winning musical "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk" and later starred in the nationally touring cast of the musical.

Joe Webb, another cast member, also performed in the Broadway cast of "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk." He also performs as an actor and his credits include roles on "The Guiding Light" and several Pepsi Cola commercials.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.