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Chicago Human Rhythm Project will perform at the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in a rare, full-length performance of American concert tap dance. This performance will be the first full-length tap concert in any of the Center’s three largest theaters since it opened in 1971. 
JUBA! Masters of American Tap will feature a host of extraordinary foot drummers and percussive arts masters, including:

Chicago's very own BAM! Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, M.A.D.D. Rhythms and the Greg Spero trio, The First Lady of American tap - Dianne "Lady Di" Walker, Sam Weber, Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards and Derick Grant, an excerpt from Rasta Thomas' TAP STARS featuring Jason Janas, Michelle Dorrance and Dorrance Dance, Step Afrika!, members from 6 American Youth Tap Ensembles and alumni from the 80th Anniversary Jacob's Pillow Tap Program!

JUBA! Masters of American Tap

                John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 
      Eisenhower Theater
         Washington, D.C.  

December 7, 2012


8:00 p.m.

Tickets on sale at the Kennedy Center website.


Join us for a pre-performance VIP cocktail reception on December 7 before you see the JUBA! Masters of American Tap performance.

VIP Cocktail Reception with

Premium Performance Seating

Location: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $105  


Your ticket purchase includes a premium seat for the performance, and entrance to a welcome reception beforehand. Please join us for a pre-performance cocktail reception at the Kennedy Center, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on December 7th before you see the JUBA! Masters of American Tap performance. We will contact you with more information about the reception and look forward to seeing you there!

For more information, call (312) 542-2477 or email us at

I cannot attend but would like to support American tap and JUBA! at the Kennedy Center by making a donation.


CHRP has secured a group rate through the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. for December 3-10, 2012. Please book your hotel room by October 30, 2012 to receive the special group rate.

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20036 

Washington, DC's largest luxury hotel, this national landmark hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America and is located in the heart of Washington's business district. It is conveniently located just 4 blocks from the White House, minutes away from Smithsonian museums and national monuments, and just steps away from the city's finest restaurants and shopping. In addition, there are 3 metro subway lines within 2 blocks offering our guests easy access to all points in the nation's capital.

CHRP's group rate is $139 per night (plus taxes) for a single room. This rate is guaranteed only through October 30, 2012.  All standard guest rooms include a king, a queen or two double beds with Marriot Revive down bedding, a 32-inch flat panel LCD HDTV and an innovative "plug-in panel," offering connectivity for a variety of electronic devices. Rooms can be upgraded.

Other hotel amenities include: Room Service, Restaurant, Fitness Center/Health Club, Business Center, Internet Access, Cable TV, Child Care Services, Concierge, Gift Shop, Hairdryer, In-room movies, Iron/ironing boards, Mini bar, Public transportation nearby, Parking, Valet and more.

Reservations Toll Free: 877-212-5752
Reservations Local Phone: 202-347-3000


CHRP has arranged for discounted flights through Jade Travel with Delta Airlines and United Airlines from December 2 - 13.

Please contact Debbie Marvin at Jade Travel to make your travel arrangements.  Mention that you are travelling to Washington, D.C. with Chicago Human Rhythm Project.

Debbie Marvin
Jade Travel
(800) 627-9258 ext. 313

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