Tue Jun 20
158 West 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Brazilian tap dancer and drag artist FELIPE GALGANNI returns to the Triad Theater for the Pride Month, with his newest show, Xana DuMe, The Drag Tap Dancing Queen.
In an evening of tap dance, choreography, music improvisation and comedy, Xana DuMe will explore Brazilian and American jazz tunes with fun surprises and special guests. In addition, Xana will officially introduce her “girls,” tap dancers Ciara Byrne and Nicole Wong, who will join Xana with boundary-breaking tap dance rhythms.
Songwriter, music director and performer Diana Lawrence is joining Xana DuMe on piano. As a music director, pianist and improviser, Diana has worked with The Second City, the Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, the American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and the Uptown Poetry Slam, one of the premiere spoken-word events in the country.
FELIPE GALGANNI, a 2022 Bistro Award recipient, is known for incorporating the Brazilian music canon with tap dance. He has been an artist-in-residence at the AMERICAN TAP DANCE FOUNDATION for the past 10 years, where he had the chance to develop short pieces to full length work, solo, and ensemble shows. He has performed with top Brazilian Jazz musicians including Nilson Matta, Romero Lubambo, Helio Alves, Brian Lynch, Wesley Amorim and Rafael Barata. Mr. Galganni has performed at Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Pangea, New Victory Theater, The Duke on 42nd Street, Teatro LATEA, and more. Galganni is on the faculty of Steps On Broadway and the American Tap Dance Center.
For more info visit the www.felipegalganni.com or on Instagram at @Galganni and @xana.dume
Advance Tickets: 25.00 At-the-Door: 30.00
Approx Running Time: 75 Minutes
Genre: Tap Dancing, Drag, Live Music, Fun!
Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum per person.