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Northwest Tap Connection’s performance of “Hard Times Require Furious Dancing” is designed to educate and enlighten observers about the “Black Experience and the direct link of Music, Song, and Dance” used for Healing, Celebration, Education, and Protest. The experience highlights the strong bonds of African based Celebrations of Congo Square, Plantation Living, Black Church, Juke and Dance Halls, Block Parties and the influence of the Apollo Theatre and Soul Train.


VIP Tickets on Friday and Saturday are inclusive of the Performance, and entry to the VIP Receptions and Cultural Education Exhibit. VIP Tickets serves as a fundraiser for the Northwest Tap Connection Close the Gap Scholarship. The Goal for the 2024 Close the Gap Campaign is $250.000.00. Close the Gap provides scholarships for classes and travel opportunities to underserved communities.


Northwest Tap Connection’s contribution to Seattle’s Art, Cultural, and Education communities as well as the global tap dance family will be included by performances and inspirations from former Students and Instructors. The Cultural Exhibit will include pictures, video footage, and artifacts designed to educate and enlighten observers about the “Black Experience of Music, Song, and Dance” and is

directly linked to the Performance - Hard Times Require Furious Dancing,

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