Tap dance sensation Savion Glover comes to WCU
CULLOWHEE — Tony Award-winning choreographer and dancer Savion Glover will open the second half of the 2012-13 Arts and Cultural Events Performance Series at Western Carolina University with a tribute to the history and art of tap Thursday, Jan. 24.
Glover will present his show “SoLe Sanctuary” at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center beginning at 7:30 p.m.
A performer since childhood, Glover has developed a dance style he calls “free-style hard-core.” His choreography for the 1996 Broadway musical “Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk” earned him a Tony for best choreographer.
His numerous credits also include the Broadway shows “The Tap Dance Kid,” “Black and Blue” and “Jelly’s Last Jam” and the films “Tap” with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis Jr., “Bamboozled” by Spike Lee ...