2017 / Nisei Week: Tega tap dance live at Tanabata Stage / Aug. 19 from 10:45 – 11:15 am

Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe

Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe

Saturday, August 19, 10:45 – 11:15 am
Los Angeles Tanabata Festival Stage
Outdoor plaza of MOCA at the Geffen

Comprised of Little Tokyo leaders and other dance enthusiasts, the Little Tokyo Dance Troupe has been performing for the past five years under the direction of choreographer Takamaru Koba and former Nisei Week “Miss Tomodachi” Barbara Endo Uemura.  Geta tap blends American tap dancing with Japanese “geta” (wooden sandals).

Tanabata Stage Entertainment Schedule
Saturday, August 19

10:15 – 10:45 am: Hikari Taiko
10:45 –  11:15 am: Little Tokyo Geta Dance Troupe
11:15 – 11:45 am: Classical Japanese Dance Group with Nancy Teramura Hayata
11:45 – 12:00 pm: Matsubayashi Shorin-Ryu Dojo of Little Tokyo with Art Ishii
12:30 – 1:00 pm: Kendama Performance by Anime Jungle
1:00 – 2:30 pm: Ronin Stones (formerly known as Local Mojo)
2:45 – 3:15 pm: Yuna & Tida
3:15 – 4:15 pm: FOB Four with Brian Yamamoto
4:15 – 4:45 pm: Senryu Contest Awards
4:45 –  5:30 pm: Erica Nagashima
5:30 – 6:30 pm: Lorita Dark
6:30 – 7:15 pm: Stephanie Yanez and Band
7:30 – 8:15 pm: Kaoru Enjoji and Band

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