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Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival

Information about the Portsmouth Percussivew Dance Festival in the eastern U.S. state of New Hampshire.

Annual percussive arts festival founded by Drika Overton in 1995. The event was held for many years at various locations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and nearby Kittery, Maine. The festival featured workshops and performances in tap dancing, jazz dance, voice, and African drumming.

Editions of the Portsmouth Percussivew Dance Festival

EVENT: 2014 Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: June 26-29, 2014
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS: Brenda Bufalino | Josh Hilberman | Drika Overton | Katherine Kramer | Paul Arslanian | Sharon Arslanian

EVENT: 2013 Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: June 27-39, 2013

EVENT: 2008 Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: Festival not Held in 2008 (on haitus)
ARTICLE:
Portsmouth Festival Hangs Up It's Tap Shoes in 2008

EVENT: 10th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: 2007
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
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EVENT: class="ptitle">9th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: 2006
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
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EVENT: class="ptitle">8th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: June 27 - July 3, 2005
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Josh Hilberman | Tap and Tray | Jimmy Locust | Kanet Koike | Marilyn Middleton-Sylla | Paul Arslanian | Sekou Sylla | Japanese Taiko Drummers

EVENT: class="ptitle">7th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: June 21-27, 2004
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Brenda Bufalino | Josh Hilberman | Bob Stoloff | Bob Thomas | Dini Roman | Elaine Fong | Janet Koike | Bamidele Dancers and Drummers | Japanese Taiko Drummers

EVENT: class="ptitle">6th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: June 23-29, 2003
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Brenda Bufalino | Fayard Nicholas | Josh Hilberman | Bill Irwin | Bob Thomas | Dean Diggins | Marilyn Middleton-Sylla | Paul Arslanian | Sekou Sylla | Sharon Arslanian

EVENT: 5th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival>
DATES: June 24-29, 2002
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Brenda Bufalino | Josh Hilberman | Jeannie Hill | Billy Siegenfeld | Marilyn Middleton-Sylla | Sekou Sylla

EVENT: 4th Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: June 24-30, 2001
LOCATION: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
ACTIVITIES: Classes, workshops, a film screening, a jam session, a student showcase, and performances for the general public.
CLASS TOPICS: Tap, jazz, gospel singing, music for dancers, African dance and drumMing
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Brenda Bufalino | Josh Hilberman | Robert Reed | Bob Thomas | Katherine Kramer | Marilyn Middleton-Sylla | Marion Groves | Paul Arslanian | Sekou Sylla

EVENT: 3rd Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: 2000

EVENT: 3rd Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: June 28 - July 3, 1999
FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Drika Overton | Josh Hilberman | Jeannie Hill | Bob Stoloff | Marion Groves | Sekou Sylla | Marilyn Middleton | Bob Thomas | Idy Thomas | Kristen Samson

EVENT: 2nd Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
YEAR: 1995?

EVENT: Inaugural Portsmouth Percusssive Dance Festival
DATES: August 26, 1995
VENUE: Music Hall
LOCATION: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
SPECIAL GUEST: Jimmy Slyde
TAP FACULTY AND GUEST ARTISTS:
Drika Overton | Josh Hilberman | Dean Diggins | Gay Nardone | Pamela Raff

Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival Resources

Percussive Dance Festival Dot Com
Official Web site of the Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival. Note that the event's original Web site at jazzandtap.com is no longer online. That Web site was online between 2000 and 2014.

Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival on Social Media
- Facebook "Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival" Page

Articles About the Portsmouth Percussive Dance Festival
- Portsmouth Festival Hangs Up It's Tap Shoes in 2008



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