Event Schedule

August 25, 2017 – 8:00pm

Act One: VARIATIONS

Caleb Teicher and Company Bach’s clever and lively Goldberg Variations utilize the
same harmonic foundation and chord progression forCaleb25Teicher each variation, but stretch the capacity for expression with renowned melodic variations, counterpoint, and rhythmic invention. In Variations, four dancers make the compositions leap from their pages, creating new, playful invention and interpretations.

Dancers: Caleb Teicher, Brittany DeStefano, Gabriel Ortiz, and Byron Tittle.

Act Two: Innovators-Festival Faculty

While top innovators of tap – Dianne Walker, Terry Brock, Joseph Wiggan, Dayna Szyndrowski, Chloe Arnold, and Susan Nase- are gathered for the festival, we’re presenting their diverse and exciting expertise, presenting some on Friday, and then on Saturday night. Accompanied by the equally accomplished and innovative Michael Creber Trio.

Orpheum Annex
832 Seymour St, Level 2
Tickets: $32 adult, $28 Senior (65+)/Youth (under 16)
(prices incl GST).


August 26, 2017 – 8:00pm

Act One: RESONANCE

Reflects the solid dedication and understating that has taken Jason to where he is today. He will share insights that ring true and ring loud, ring true and ring soft. This
Jason Janas Tap Dancerrhythmic story delves deep into the past, never forgetting what’s come before, yet also ringing joyfully and expressing gratitude for what is yet to come.

Featuring: Jason Janas accompanied by Channing Cook Holmes

Act Two: Innovators-Festival Faculty

While top innovators of tap – Dianne Walker, Terry Brock, Joseph Wiggan, Dayna Szyndrowski, Chloe Arnold, and Susan Nase- are gathered for the festival, we’re presenting their diverse and exciting expertise, presenting some on Friday, and then on Saturday night. Accompanied by the equally accomplished and innovative Michael Creber Trio.

Orpheum Annex
832 Seymour St, Level 2
Tickets: $32 adult, $28 Senior (65+)/Youth (under 16)
(prices incl GST).


August 27, 2017 – 8:00pm

FRANKIE’S JAZZ CLUB – FOOD (Italian Cuisine) DRINKS, JAZZ and TAP!
Don’t miss our Festival social event at Frankie’s Jazz Club. It’s the ideal venue, featured inFrankies-Home-Page Downbeat magazine’s “Great Jazz Venues of 2016.”  The Jazz Club serves up exceptional musicians and for this special evening will add tap dancers, in a rare, highly entertaining and inspiring combination.

MC: Dayna Szyndrowski – with tap artists and musicians.

765 Beatty Street
(across the street from BC Place)

Tickets: $15
*There is a $10 minimum food and beverage charge,
in addition to admission. (19+)


Studio: Scotiabank Dance Centre

Shows: Orpheum Annex Theatre

Accommodations: Holiday Inn Downtown Vancouver

For details about room rates, please view the printable registration form here.

**Accommodation with special pricing only available until July 25, 2017. There are only a few rooms left so get bookin’!**

Printable Festival brochure available here!