Feet Don't Fail Me Now!
Four homegrown hoofers from Minneapolis hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes, and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage with this inventive and rapid-fire show! "Heatbox," the human beatbox, joins the swingin' seven-piece funk band to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp with a clang, riff, and refrain. The New York Post calls Feet Don't Fail Me Now! "a family-friendly tap extravaganza," while Minneapolis's Star-Tribune says "they bring the furious funk… and tap their way into everyone's hearts!" It's easy to see why this troupe was a winner of the Edinburgh Festival's "Spirit of the Fringe" Award, its top theatrical honor. In this joyous parade of genre-hopping music and hard-hitting percussive dance, you'll be jumping out of your seat and dancing to the beat!
For age 7 and up.
Performance Timing: 60 minutes, with no intermission.
Performances for Young Audiences is made possible by
Additional support for Feet Don't Fail Me Now! is provided by The Clark Charitable Foundation; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; Paul M. Angell Family Foundation; and the U.S. Department of Education.
Major support for educational programs at the Kennedy Center is provided by
David and Alice Rubenstein through the Rubenstein Arts Access Program.
Kennedy Center education and related artistic programming is made possible through the generosity of the
National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
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