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The body becomes music when this dancer taps tradition

Clip: 12/26/2017 | 6m 59s

"Tap dance is the dance of creating music," says Michelle Dorrance. The founder of Dorrance Dance has helped lead a renaissance in tap, gaining attention for her own exuberant, athletic style. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Dorrance to discuss how she is making her mark while honoring tradition.

Aired: 12/26/17

Rating: NR

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