“A Dancer whose inner light shines and makes her memorable.”
– Jeannie Hill (Jump Rhythm Jazz Project – Chicago)
Tasha Lawson is an established International dance artist with 25 plus years as a vibrant and successful visionary spanning festival producer, educator, choreographer, artistic director and performer.
Ms. Lawson is the founder, producer and artistic director of the Tri-Tone Rhythm Society and Calgary’s Rhythm, Body and Soul Festival, an annual four day event that celebrates, preserves and promotes tap dance and percussive arts through education and presentation. The festival welcomes a diverse range of International artists and students, and recently celebrated it’s 10th anniversary with on-line events, including panel discussions and film screenings.
As Artistic Director of the Tri-Tone Rhythm Ensemble, Ms. Lawson is respected for her values as an educator and ability to affect positive growth in youth. She is recognized for developing well rounded dancers, providing the foundation needed to pursue a professional career. Students have been accepted into prestigious schools including Jacob’s Pillow in Massechusettes and Escola Luthier in Barcelona, and performed with acclaimed companies such as STOMP and Dorrance Dance.
Understanding the versatility required as a working artist, in 2015 Tasha developed Tri-Tone Teacher Training Program’s in Rhythm Tap and Pre-School Creative Dance, sharing methodologies that integrate technique, musicality, artistry and history while inspiring creativity and self discipline in students.