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Tap Dancer Bill Evans

A profile and fan site for professional tap dancer, tap ensemble director, choreographer, and tap dancing instructor Bill Evans. See also More U.S. Tap Dancers and Tap Dancing in the United States.

NAME: Bill Evans
ORIGINALLY FROM: Lehi, Utah, United States
CURRENT HOME: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
LIFE AND DANCE PARTNER: Don Halquist

Bill Evans studied tap dancing and ballet in Salt Lake City with Charles Purrington and then June Purrington Park between 1948 and 1955. He founded the Bill Evans Tap Ensemble in 1992 and he founded the New Mexico Tap Festival and Tap Dance Jam in 1999. His dance company was based at the College at Brockport, State University of New York between 2004 and 2014 but during that time he returned to Albuquerque regularly to teach and perform. The Bill Evans Dance Company celebrated its 40th anniversary win April of 2014. Bill Evans moved to Providence, Rhode Island in August of 2014.

Dance Companies Directed by Bill Evans
Bill Evans Dance Company (founded in 1975)
Bill Evans Rhythm Tap Ensemble (founded in 1992)

Profiles of Bill Evans
- Official Biography of Bill Evans
- Dance Manitoba "Modern: William Bill Evans" Profile (PDF)
- Wikipedia "Dancer Bill Evans" Article

Articles About Bill Evans/span>
- Dance Magazine "Why I Dance: Bill Evans" Article
- Dance Magazine "Bill Evans Interview" Article
- Dance Teacher Magazine "Lifetime Achievement Honoree" Article

Bill Evans on Social Media
- Facebook "Bill Evans" Page

Book Authored by Bill Evans
TITLE: "Reminiscences of a Dancing Man: A Photographic Journey of a Life in Dance"
FORWARD BY: ADRIENNE CLANCY
PUBLISHER: National Dance Association, Reston, Virginia
YEAR RELEASED: 2006
NUMBER OF PAGES: 138
- Online Book Cover Image
- Online Description

Birthday Tap Dance Showsby Bill Evans
Age 77 Show: - 2017 April 9 | Providence Rhode Island | Article |
Age 70 Show #1 - 2011 April | College at Brockport
Age 70 Show #2 - 2011 April | North 4th Art Center ofAlbuquerqu

Videos Featuring Bill Evans

Bill Evans "Seven Decades of Dance" VMini Series
- Part 1: Celebrating a Lifelong Passion
- Part 2: Turning Aspirations Into Reality
- Part 3: Thoughts on Teaching
- Part 4: Celebrating the Human Spirit

Videos Featuring Bill Evans
- Tracy Koga Interviewing Tap Dancer Bill Evans
- Bill Evans Tap Dancing at SUNY Brockport #8
- Bill Evans Tap Dancing at SUNY Brockport #9 - Part 1
- Bill Evans Tap Dancing at SUNY Brockport #9 - Part 2
- Winnipeg "Bill Evans 75" Show Announcement
- Palladino School of Dance: Bill Evans Introducing Himself

Places Bill Evans Has Lived

1940'S
- Originally From: Lehi, Utah

1960'S
- 1965 September: Moved to New York City, New York
- 1967 April 1: Moved to to Salt Lake City, Utah

1970'S
- 1976 July: Moved to Seattle, Washington

198O'S
- 1983 November: Moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba
- 1986 August: Moved to Bloomington, Indiana
- 1988 August: Moved to Corrales, New Mexico

1990's
- 1997 June: Moved to Sandia Park, New Mexico

2000's
- 2004 July: Moved to Hamlin, New York
- 2012 June: Moved to Clarkson, New York
- 2014 August: Moved to Providence, Rhode Island



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