Andrew Nemr: Rising to the Tap

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
199 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007

Ticket Type Sale End Price   Quantity
General Admission 12/16/17 $30.00
Student 12/16/17 $20.00
Senior 12/16/17 $20.00

Event Details

Performed and choreographed by Andrew Nemr

Direction by Adam Koplan
Music by Or Matias

 

In Rising to the Tap, tap virtuoso Andrew Nemr shares episodes from his immigrant history -- his family’s departure from Lebanon in 1976, adapting to life in New Jersey, his eventual mentorship under legends Savion Glover and Gregory Hines -- and his struggles with loneliness, bullying, and cultural identity. Mixing musically explosive footwork with autobiographical solo storytelling, Nemr candidly reveals a unique American journey through a uniquely American dance form.