Our Kind of Hero: Tapman Productions Announces Inaugural 2015 Season

CHICAGO, IL – Tapman Productions, a newly formed Chicago-based tap company, and Artistic Director Tristan Bruns are proud to announce an inaugural full-length season at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, IL.  The season includes The Tapmen Repertory Performance (May 29 – June 7, 2015), a unique collaboration integrating tap dance and modern dance and Tapman Productions presents MADD Rhythms (September 11 – 20, 2015), a performance that showcases fellow tap dance company, MADD Rhythms.



Tapman Productions Presents: MADD Rhythms


M.A.D.D. Rhythms (M.A.D.D. Rhythms publicity photo by Farrad Ali)

M.A.D.D. Rhythms (M.A.D.D. Rhythms publicity photo by Farrad Ali)

The final performance of Tapman Productions’ 2015 season showcases the work of MADD Rhythms, a phenomenal tap dance collective whose ‘sole’ purpose is to spread the love and joy of tap worldwide.

Founder Bril Barrett, Bruns, and other company members present original choreography in their first full-length performance since 2012.

Show Details:

  • Friday, Sept. 11- Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015
  • Athenaeum Theatre –  Studio 3 • 2936 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL
  • Performance schedule – Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
  • Opening/Press Night: Friday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

***Tickets will be on sale at a later date. For more information on Tapman Productions visit www.tapmanproductions.com


About Tapman Productions

tapman_logo_04041401-1Tapman Productions began as a collaborative effort between three Chicago tap dancers: Zada Cheeks, Martin Bronson and Tristan Bruns in 2010. This eventually led to the creation of the performance ensemble, The Tapmen and, in 2012, the production company, Tapman Productions, LLC.  Now, Tapman Productions not only houses The Tapmen as its resident performance ensemble, but also its apprentice company, The Tapmen 2, and produces performances for dance companies in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Tapman Productions is dedicated to producing performances that highlight exciting visual elements and touches of comedy while honoring the integrity of tap dance.

See official website: www.tapmanproductions.com