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SOUL 2 SOLE

24th ANNUAL SOUL 2 SOLE FESTIVAL

Soul 2 Sole Festival Austin, TX 2024

ONLY à la carte Available!

Sold out classes (as of 6/18) will NOT appear on the registration page!

If a class is sold out during the festival, a wait list prompt will appear.

 

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FOR QUESTIONS OR POSSIBLE WAIT LIST OPTIONS

CALL 512.474.9846 / OR SEE REGISTRATION ON SITE

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*limited observation passes available onsite*

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dianne Walker will be unable to join us.

Her scheduled classes will be taught by Nicholas Van Young

TRACKS

(AS OF 6-3-24) 

SOLD OUT! - TRACK #1

SOLD OUT! - TRACK #2

The 24th Annual International Soul 2 Sole Tap Festival

June 19th - 23rd, 2024

LIVE IN AUSTIN, TX

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Tapestry's Soul 2 Sole Festival is a rhythmic & musical experience for Adults & Teens 

connecting tap dance techniques, history and legacy to lives and life.

One unique and individual step at a time...

(Austin, TX) – Tapestry Dance Company presents its annual festival of rhythm with the 24th Annual Soul 2 Sole Festival, June 19th-23rd, 2024. This one-of-a-kind, “Austintatious” tap festival brings world renown tap artists from around the world for a soulful live reunion. A relaxed and intimate opportunity for students to look inward and upward to unpack and discover what it is to be a tap-dancing artist from many of these leaders in the field.

LISTENING & SHARING

THE ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS - TOGETHER!

 

Two Orchestrated Tracks

 TRACK #1 / THE RHYTHM SECTION

ADV BEG/INT

This track will focus on technique, music, style and basic variations from each unique artist's perspective and experience. This track is orchestrated as a multi-level experience. All inclusive package (All classes of track level, All Legacy & Love Sessions, Tappy Hour & Jam, Sore Feet Celebration / Faculty Q&A) --- A La Carte Price: $650

TRACK #2 / THE COMPOSERS

HIGH INT to ADV - PRO

This track will focus on choreography, composition, shading, dynamics and improv. This track is orchestrated as a multi-level experience. All inclusive package (All classes of track level, All Legacy & Love Sessions, Tappy Hour & Jam, Sore Feet Celebration / Faculty Q&A)

A La Carte Price: $650

Classes Limited to 23 Students Each

 

à la carte also available!

S2S 2024 will offer two new multi-level, shared experience Tracks: The Rhythm Section and The Composers. Each track will offer unique "in the room" orchestrated multi-level experiences in technique and foundations as well as working with composition and choreography. Students will experience not only unique techniques from seven different artists but diverse approaches to the art form through their lives in and out of their tap shoes.

INT to ADV and Professional students are encouraged to "mix and match" within both Tracks with a la carte option

 

Two Salon Tracks, Seven Love & Legacy Sessions, film screenings, panel discussions, tap jam with live music at Tapestry Dance

and two "Friends In Time" unique premiere concerts at The Long Center/Rollins Theatre!

*Unfortunately, Life Happens - Faculty may change without notice*

We will our best to accommodate masterclass changes.

Soul 2 Sole 2024 CONCERTS

The Long Center / Rollins Theatre at The Long Center

701 West Riverside Drive, Austin TX

Two unique evenings of jazz tap improvisation and choreography with this year's festival faculty and more with some of the best in the business accompanied by The Soul 2 Sole Trio with Masumi Jones on drums, Ben Irom on piano and Dylan Jones on bass!

Participant's Showcase & Faculty Friends!

Friday June 21st, 2024. @ 8pm

An evening of choreography & improvisation - participant choreography chosen by audition interwoven with the faculty of this year's festival and the Soul 2 Sole Jazz Trio.

Just Friends!

Saturday June 22nd, 2024. @ 8pm

An evening of solos and play with the faculty of this year's festival with the Soul 2 Sole Jazz Trio

The rhythm of life.

Open to the general public!

EMAIL RECEIPTS FOR SHOW TIX AND FESTIVAL CLASSES & TRACKS WILL BE SENT FROM TAPESTRY AT TIME OF PURCHASE.

TICKETS THROUGH FESTIVAL STUDENT REGISTRATION WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL DIRECTLY FROM THE LONG CENTER AND MARKED AS A "COMP." 

ALSO AVAILABLE VIA WILL CALL AT THE THEATRE.

GENERAL ADMISSION

* Be sure correct email is attached to order!

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MEET THE ARTISTS

Tony Merriwether

Tony Merriwether

Acia Gray

Acia Gray

Karissa Royster

Karissa Royster

Dianne Walker

Dianne Walker

Bril Barrett

Bril Barrett

Elizabeth Burke

Elizabeth Burke

Skip Cunningham

Skip Cunningham

Sarah Reich

Sarah Reich

Artists

S2S 2024 SCHEDULE 

Tapestry's Soul 2 Sole Festival is geared toward an Adult/Teen educational experience. If you (or your child) is under the age of 13, have a high level of training and feel that S2S could be a great experience, please contact us at  dance@tapestry.org to let us know more about you and discuss the possibilities and your situation.  

MASKS ARE OPTIONAL THROUGHOUT FESTIVAL AS LONG AS AUSTIN STAYS IN A LOW RISK COVID CATEGORY

CLASS LEVELS

All S2S artists are musical artists who work in the elements of listening and creating an atmosphere of play together. These mixed level classes are set to encourage the sharing of possibilities; encouraging students into the sandbox of the rhythms of life that we all share together.  It's all about the basics...everything else is a variation!

  • ADV BEG/INT - Strong core basics of tap technique, musicality and traditional repertory. 
     

  • HIGH INT/ADV - Student must have a strong foundation of tap technique and choreography with a solid understanding of choreography and syncopated rhythm possibilities.  THIS LEVEL ALSO INCLUDES PROS: Solid tap experience and experience with little hesitation in trying something new. 

Sou 2 Sole Tap Festival 2024 Schedule
Schedue & Registration

S2S 2023 HOUSING

Festival Classes will be held at Tapestry Dance Company @ 2015 East Riverside Drive, Suite 701, Austin, TX 78741 (behind Taco More)

 

All classes and performances are near the heart of Austin's "Keepin' it Weird" neighborhoods and close to numerous hipster restaurants, stores and hotels as well as some down-home Southern hospitality destinations.  Here are a few hotel suggestions to keep you close to your festival classes but within a short distance to some cool things to eat, see and do in our beautiful city! Just click on a LINK below for more information!

Hotel
Holiday Inn-Town Lake
1.85 miles - See Map)

20 N Interstate Hwy 35

www.ihg.com

(512) 472-8211

Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn
(3.1 miles - See Map)

7610 John Glenn Way, Austin, TX  78741

hiltongardeninn3.com.

(512) 386-7474

Hotel
Wyndham Garden
(2.6 miles - See Map)

3401 South IH 35 @ Woodard Austin, TX  78741

wyndhamhotels.com

(512) 774-6427

Hotel
America's Best Value Inn
(2.5 miles - See Map)

2915 South IH 35, Austin, TX 78741

redlion.com

(512) 444-3222 

Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites
(3.5 miles - See Map)

1701 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701

hilton.com

512-499-8881 

Hotel
Aiden by Best Western
(1.5 miles - See Map)

2200 S I H 35, Austin, TX 78704

bestwestern.com

(512) 444-0561 

Housing
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