In Toronto for two days only this August, tap dance master Dianne Walker headlines The Artist Symposium, a weekend of professional development including masterclasses and discussions exploring the career of a living legend. The event closes with a jam at 3030, featuring Ms Walker alongside some of Toronto's finest tap dancers & jazz musicians. To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, please visit www.toffanrhythmprojects.com.
About Dianne Walker...
One of a handful of internationally acclaimed women in the field of tap dance. Over the course of her career, she has been honoured with numerous awards including several for lifetime achievements in dance. She has performed with tap icons Gregory Hines, Steve Condos, Jimmy Slyde and her mentor, Leon Collins to name a few.
Credits include the Tony award-winning "Black and Blue" in New York and in Paris, the movie "Tap", the PBS special "Great Performances: Tap Dance in America,” the PBS production of "Black and Blue" directed by Robert Altman; PBS Great Performances: ”Tap Dance in America”; Documentary, “Honi Coles, The Class Act of Tap”; Documentary, “Songs Unwritten...Leon Collins” and as the principal commentator in the PBS release, (WTTW-Chicago) “JUBA”.