Dorrance Dance (2019)

Dorrance Dance (2019)

Apr 6, 2019

Dorrance Dance (2019)

“Dorrance … is arguably the most brilliant, innovative tapper of her generation.” ~The Boston Globe

Hailed as “entirely glorious” by The New York Times, Dorrance presents tap dance like you’ve never seen. In Artistic Director Michelle Dorrance’s capable hands, the company pushes the boundaries of this uniquely American art form.

For more than 80 years, the Artist Series has brought the globe's finest jazz, classical, world music and dance performers to Boulder. Many of these performances sell out; order your tickets today to guarantee the best seats.

Performance date and time: 

Saturday, April 6, 7:30 p.m. Remind me


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Please note: Due to illness, Michelle Dorrance will not be performing in this evening's performance. Carson Murphy will perform in her place.

Carson Murphy (dancer) is a New York City dancer, teacher, business owner and current member of Dorrance Dance, Nicholas Young's SoundMovement and Hip Tap Project. She has performed with a multitude of companies throughout NYC, North America and Europe. She recently finished a tour with tap masters Sarah and Leela Petronio and has taught at tap festivals in Paris, Canada and Stockholm. Carson holds a BA in both dance and philosophy from Loyola Marymount University. (

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"Dorrance … is arguably the most brilliant, innovative tapper of her generation. She unfurls footwork of pristine clarity, impeccable control, impressive dynamic range and seemingly endless invention."

Karen Campbell, Boston Globe

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"[T]he troupe is remarkably well rounded and charismatic. Each performer has a distinctive style, and yet they all blend seamlessly together in the buoyant ensemble sections."

Seattle PI

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