Corpus ID: 193245224

Noisy Feet: The Forgotten Click of American Toe-Tap, 1925 — 1935

@inproceedings{Williams2012NoisyFT,
  title={Noisy Feet: The Forgotten Click of American Toe-Tap, 1925 — 1935},
  author={S. Williams},
  year={2012}
}
Toe-tap is an extreme form of tap dancing. As related to both American ballet and tap dance history, this style has been widely forgotten. “Noisy Feet: The Forgotten Click of American Toe-Tap, 1925-1935” is the beginning of an effort to include toe-tap in dance history, acknowledging toe-tap’s questionable relationship to ballet. The work investigates the state of American ballet before the arrival of the Ballets Russes and explores innovations of pointe, tap, and toe-tap shoes by theatrical… Expand