Rhythm World 28

America's Premier Festival of Tap and Percussive Dance

Due to technical difficulties, our online registration system has been temporarily suspended. A manual form will be available before Friday. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience and interest in Rhythm World!

Rhythm World 28

America's Premier Festival of Tap and Percussive Dance

Please select all the classes you wish to register for and enter billing information below. All students must confirm acceptance of our Registration Policies and Participant Agreement. If you have any questions, please call 312-542-2477 or send an email to registration@chicagotap.org and we will be happy to assist you.

To register for a group, to add, to change or to remove prior registrations please call 312-542-2477 or send an email to registration@chicagotap.org and we will be happy to assist you.
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1. Master Classes and more!

Registration Rates:
Registration Fee (required for all): $30
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 Courses – July 16-19 (Monday-Thursday)
Spend four consecutive days with the teachers of your choice. Each course runs six hours total.

Early Registration Rate: $110 per course
Regular Registration Rate: $120 per course

*To register for Next Step Courses, you must submit a video audition. You can learn more about video auditions here. Please check this box if you have submitted your video audition AND have received approval to register. 
Level: *Next Step Advanced Intermediate
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Nico Rubio Dani Borak Bril Barrett
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Tre Dumas Star Dixon Linda Sohl Ellison
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Ayodele Casel Jason Janas
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Cartier Williams Sarah Savelli Dianne Walker
4:30 PM - 5:50 PM Caleb Teicher Charles Renato Sean Kaminski
 Courses For Adults – July 16-19 (Monday-Thursday)
Designed specifically for intermediate and fast beginner adults, at a convenient time after work. Courses meet four consecutive days for a total of 6 hours.

Early Registration Rate: $110 per course
Regular Registration Rate: $120 per course

Level: Intermediate Fast Beginner
4:30 PM - 5:50 PM Sarah Savelli Cartier Williams
 Youth Tap Ensemble Conference (YTEC) – July 16-19 (Monday - Thursday)
CHRP’s annual Youth Tap Ensemble Conference (YTEC), now in its 18th year, is a training and repertory development program for pre-professional tap repertory companies. YTEC students study technique and improvisation, alternative movement practice, theater-related seminars, history, music theory and choreography.

Program Fees
Early Registration Rate: $500
Regular Registration Rate: $525


Please Note: To register for YTEC, you must submit a Video Audition. You can learn more about Video Auditions here. Please check this box if you have submitted your video AND have received approval to register.
Enroll: Enroll
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Drumming
Monti Ellison
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Technique
Various
11:30 PM - 12:30 PM Improv
Nico Rubio
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Afro Fusion
Stacy LeTrice
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Choreography
Jason Janas
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 STOMP Intensive – July 16-19 (Monday - Thursday)
Join members of the hit show for a 4-day intensive of all things STOMP! Classes include body percussion, found object percussion, tap, and composition, which will include the creation of a short work.

Program Fees
Early Registration Rate: $450
Regular Registration Rate: $475


Please Note: To register for the STOMP Intensive, you must submit a Video Audition. You can learn more about Video Auditions here
Enroll: Enroll
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Body Percussion
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Found Object Percussion
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Tap
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Composition
 Teacher's Certification – July 16-19 (Monday - Thursday)
The Teacher Certification program, returning for Year 2, will cover elements of tap history, repertory, pedagogy, physiology and music theory.

Program Fees
Early Registration Rate: $300
Regular Registration Rate: $325


Enroll: Enroll
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM Choreographic Process and "Kahnotation"
Sam Weber
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM 2 days
Drumming with Monti Ellison
2 days
Tap with Ayodele Casel
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Foster Johnson - Technique
Linda Sohl-Ellison
 Kids Program –July 16-19 (Monday - Thursday)
Rhythm World’s Kids Program takes young tappers to the next level. For 9-12 year-old intermediate students. Program includes all classes, one ticket to a JUBA concert at the Studebaker Theater, and a festival t-shirt.

Early Registration Rate: $225
Regular Registration Rate: $250
Enroll: Enroll
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Past, Present, Future
Bril Barrett
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Stepology
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Drumming
Monti Ellison
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 Workshops – July 20 (Friday)
Rhythm World once again offers a dedicated day for workshops. Spend 2.5 hours with your favorite faculty, or immerse yourself in 3 hours of STOMP.

Early Registration Rate: $75 per workshop
Regular Registration Rate: $90 per workshop

Level: Int/Adv Adv/Pro Adv/Pro
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Dianne Walker Dani Borak STOMP
(3hrs, ends at 1PM)
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Caleb Teicher Cartier Williams Ayodele Casel
 Master Classes – July 21 (Saturday)
Master Classes are 80-minute one-time classes with a single teacher.

Early Registration Rate: $30 per master class
Regular Registration Rate: $35 per master class

To register for Next Step Master Classes, you must submit a Video Audition. You can learn more about Video Auditions here here. Please check this box if you have submitted your video AND have received approval to register.
Level: Next Step Advanced Intermediate/Advanced Intermediate
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM Ayodele Casel Caleb Teicher STOMP Jason Janas
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Sam Weber Ayodele Casel Dianne Walker Linda Sohl-Ellison
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM Jason Janas Dani Borak Linda Sohl-Ellison Dianne Walker
Fast Beginner
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM Charles Renato Cartier Williams Sarah Savelli Luke Hickey
Fast Beginner
 Master Classes – July 22 (Sunday)
Master Classes are 80-minute one-time classes with a single teacher.

Early Registration Rate: $30 per master class
Regular Registration Rate: $35 per master class

To register for Next Step Master Classes, you must submit a Video Audition. You can learn more about Video Auditions here here. Please check this box if you have submitted your video AND have received approval to register.
Level: Next Step Advanced Intermediate/Advanced Intermediate
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM Nico Rubio Lane Alexander Ja'Bowen Dixon Sean Kaminski
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Star Dixon Sean Kaminski Lane Alexander Ja'Bowen Dixon
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM Tre Dumas Bril Barrett Star Dixon Marty Bronson
Fast Beginner
3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Marty Bronson Tre Dumas Bril Barrett
Fast Beginner
*$15 Audition Fee. Must be registered for at least one master class to audition. Requires a separate application.

2. Registration Fee

Everyone must pay the $30 non-refundable registration fee.

Registration Fee:  $30

3. Purchase your festival T-Shirt

Purchase your 2018 festival T-shirts in advance and receive them when you check in at the festival! All shirts are in ADULT sizes and cost $15. Buy as many as you’d like for yourself, your friends and family.

*YTEC and Kids Program registrants already receive a free T-shirt as part of their program. If you would like to purchase additional T-shirts, please use this form.

Please enter your order quantity in the appropriate box(es) below. Your T-shirt purchase will be included in your registration total.

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4. Help support the CHRP Tap Scholarship program!

Since 1995, Chicago Human Rhythm Project has awarded more than $275,000 in scholarships to deserving and talented teens to study at Rhythm World. The scholarship program was initiated to honor the life of CHRP co-founder, Kelly Michaels, who passed away in 1995. This year alone, CHRP will award more than $20,000 in scholarships to almost 40 students from Chicago, around the United States, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Switzerland. Please consider making a donation of any size - $5.00 - $5,000 - to support this program and make tap dance available to young people from around the world. If you would like more information about our scholarship program or how you can sponsor a young dancer, please contact us at info@chicagotap.org or call (312) 542-2477 and thank you for your generous support!

A contribution of any size can help more worthy tap dancers study tuition-free at Rhythm World!
Please consider donating to the program now by filling out the form at this link:

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Online Donation Form

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