Now living and working in New York, Kaufman returns to the Detroit area August 15-17 to participate in the Motor City Tap Festival, on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. The event includes tap classes, a panel discussion with industry tap experts, a tap jam, and a showcase with the Masters of Tap faculty.
Kaufman said she will teach three classes, including a “mash-up class, showing how you can successfully merge other styles of dance and tap.” Shell also give a solo performance during the Masters of Tap concert at Orchestra Hall and work with a group she founded, the Great Lakes Youth Dance Ensemble GLYDE.
Her career began 23 years ago at Annette & Company School of Dance in Farmington Hills, where her mom had taken classes just for fun. Kaufman studied tap there for 13 years.
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