Tue Apr 4
158 West 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Brazilian tap dancer and drag artist Felipe Galganni returns to The Triad Theater with his new show Xana DuMe, The Drag Tap Dancing Queen.
In this evening of tap dance, choreography, music improvisation, and comedy, Xana DuMe will explore Brazilian and American jazz tunes with fun surprises and guest appearances.
Joining Xana on stage will be renowned Brazilian jazz pianist Helio Alves, who has performed and recorded with top Brazilian and American jazz artists. He has been featured on multiple Grammy-winning albums including Obrigado Brasil by Yo Yo Ma, Big Band by Joe Henderson, and Brazilian Dreams by Paquito D’Rivera.
Xana will also officially introduce her girls, tap dancers Ciara Byrne and Nicole Wong, who will assist Xana through the show while displaying some pretty cool tap rhythms.
2022 Bistro Award recipient Felipe Galganni 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 the best Brazilian Jazz musicians in the field, such as Nilson Matta, Romero Lubambo, Helio Alves, Brian Lynch, Wesley Amorim and Rafael Barata. He has performed at Dizzy's at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Pangea, New Victory Theater, The Duke on 42nd Street, Teatro LATEA, and others.
Felipe is also on the faculty at Steps On Broadway and the AmericanTap Dance Center.
For more info visit the website listed below or via Instagram @galganni and @xana.dume
Poster art by Paco May
Advanced Tickets: 25.00 At the Door: 30.00
Approx Running Time: 75 Minutes
Genre: Tap Dancing, Jazz, Drag, Storytelling
Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum per person.