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About Tap Dancer Roxane Butterfly

A profile and fan site for professional tap dancer, tap instructor, and choreographer, Roxane "Butterfly" Semadini.

STAGE NAME: Roxane Butterfly
FULL NAME: Roxane Semadini
ORIGINALLY FROM: Toulon, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. France
HAS ALSO LIVED IN: New York City, New York, United States
HAS ALSO LIVED IN: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Moved to New York in 1991 where she studied tap dancing with Savion Glover and Barbara Duffy and danced in the street with Herbin Van Cayseele (aka Tamango). She moved to Germany in 1994 and also lived in Burkina Faso before returning to New York City in 1998.

Roxane Butterfly is the director of the Jimmy Slyde Institute tap dancing school in Barcelona and artistic director of Roxane Butterfly's WorldBeats, an ensemble of world music and dance performers that is based in both Barcelona and New York City. She has also danced with the all-female "BeauteeZN the Beat" tap ensemble and she has taught tap dancing at several new York dancing schools, including the Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, and Sarah Lawrence College.

Roxanne Butterfly Dot Com
Official Web site of tap dancer Roxane Butterfly. Main Web sections include Bio, Tap Dance Training, Press, Shows, and News.

Jimmy Slyde Institute
Tap dancing school in in Barcelona, Spain, founded and directed by Roxane Butterfly. the school offers regularly scheduled classes and since 2012, three to four day summer and winter Barcelona Tap Intensives that are focused on technique, musicality, composition, and improvisation. See also the institute's Facebook Page. Note that the institute's former Web site at "jimmy slyde institute dot org" is no longer online.
- Jimmy Slyde Institute Training Program
- Roxane Butterfly Barcelona Tap Dance Studio
- Learn How to Tap Dance in Barcelona

Roxane Butterfly on Social Media
- Facebook "Roxane Butterfly" Page
- Twitter "Roxane Butterfly" Feed

Videos Featuring Roxane Butterfly
- Tap Love Tour "Roxane Butterfly" Interview: Part 1
- Tap Love Tour "Roxane Butterfly" Interview: Part 2
- Roxane Butterfly Living the Tap Life
- YouTube "Roxane Butterfly Videos" Channel

Profiles of Roxane Butterfly
- Official Bio of Roxane Butterfly
- Performing Arts Database "Roxane Butterfly" Bio
- Broadway Dance Center "Roxane Butterfly" Bio
- House of Tap "Roxane Butterfly" Profile
- Wikipedia "Roxane Butterfly" Article

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