The Big Apple Tap Festival 2018

Participants Showcase

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The Big Apple Tap Festival - Participants Showcase will take place on
Saturday, November 10, 2018.

The showcase will be emceed by: Ray Hesselink

  • Performance location:
    The Kaye Playhouse
    695 Park Ave, New York City.
    Theater entrance is located on East 68th Street.
    (Between Park and Lexington Avenues.)
    Click here to to find this location on Google Maps.
    Subway: 6 (stops at Hunter College station).
  • Show time - 8:00 PM
  • Call time for performers - 7:30 PM
All the performers in the show must obtain a ticket!





  • Ticket prices (seats unreserved):
    • Participants registered to the Entire Festival:
    • Free
    • Participants by day:
    • $25
    • Advance sales:
    • $25
    • At the door: (pending availability)
    • $35


Buy tickets: $25 Buy a ticket for the Participants Showcase - Advance Sales







The following are the guidelines for participating in the showcase:

This informal showcase is an integrated part of The Big Apple Tap Festival. Special guests expected.

  • All the performers must be enrolled in the festival.

    Do not apply for the showcase until you have
    registered for the festival.


  • All the performers must obtain a ticket in order to enter the theater.
  • We accept solo, duet, trio and group numbers.
  • Your submitted piece should not exceed 3 min.
  • No special costumes required.
  • All the perfomers must submit a video for evaluation by providing a link to their work via YouTube or similar sites.

If you would like to apply to perform in the Participants Showcase,
please complete this entry form.

Deadline for video submission - October 13, 2018.
Announcements will be made by October 27, 2018.

All the participants in The Big Apple Tap Festival are encouraged to perform in this showcase and contribute to a wonderful event.

Please note: due to performance length limitations, we will not be able to accommodate all the applicants at this performance. Submitting your video does not guarantee you a spot at the showcase.







The Kaye Playhouse Stage The Kaye Playhouse Seating Area

About The Kaye Playhouse

Dedicated in 1942 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College began its notable history as The Playhouse at Hunter College. At that time, concerts were presented under the auspices of the Hunter College Concert Bureau and many of the world's most famous artists performed at The Playhouse until the Concert Bureau closed its doors in 1975.

In 1993, the Playhouse was renovated and reopened as The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. Since its rededication, The Kaye has presented over 1,800 performances of some of the world's most renowned artists and has entered the 21st century as one of New York City's leading performing arts institutions, as well as serving as the centerpiece for the performing arts at Hunter College.



Read More about The Kaye Playhouse here