Local Tap Dancers Take on Big Apple

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Local Tap Dancers Take on Big Apple


Byline: Pete Nenni

Dancing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, debuting on Broadway and jamming with some great professional dancers was part of a whirlwind excursion for members of a Libertyville tap group.

"It was a trip we will be telling our grandchildren about," said Sarah Cook, artistic director for Footprints Tap Ensemble of Talent Forum.

Twenty-eight girls, ages 9 through 19, participated in the New York trip. Though it was "a little cold and a little rainy," about seven Footprints dancers dressed as cupcakes accompanied the "Nutcracker on Broadway" unit in the parade. The girls tapped, off and on, down the 2.5-mile route, Cook said.

Later, it was on to an opening night performance as tin soldiers before the "Nutcracker on Broadway."

The girls had classes in New York all day Saturday and spent time that evening at Cafe 41, watching performances hosted by master tap artist Jimmy Slyde.

Quick thinking

A Hawthorn Woods police officer is being lauded for his quick thinking during a house fire last week.

Chief Mike Sliozis said Officer Isauro Benavides was sent to a home on Onondaga Lane, where it was reported a person may be trapped inside.

Benavides saw Arlene Marshak, 58, the owner of the home, exit the smoking building and rush back in to try and save her cats. Benavides raced after Marshak and brought her outside and restrained her from re-entering the home. …

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