Tap Program Faculty • July 1-8
2012 School Programs
Brenda Bufalino is a master tap teacher and has lectured and taught privatelyand at festivals internationally for over forty years. Bufalino performs her one person shows internationally and has appeared as a guest soloist at Town Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center among other major venues world-wide. As Artistic Director/Choreographer of The American Tap Dance Orchestra she toured America and Europe with her company, and appeared on PBS Great Performances: Tap Dance in America with Gregory Hines. Two of her choreographies for the ATDO, Buff Loves Basie Blues, and Haitian Fight Song were awarded American Masterpiece Grants for reconstruction from the National Endowment of The Arts. For many years Bufalino collaborated and toured extensively with her mentor Charles "Honi" Coles. Her critically acclaimed book Tapping the Source.... tap dance stories, theory and practice, as well as her 2010 book of poems Circular Migration are both published by Cod Hill Press.