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TAPIT/new works

Follow the footsteps of an original hoofer!  Ralph Brown was an ace tap dancer, a virtuoso of what he called “heelology.”  Get trained in his technique in a special workshop with Katherine Kramer. Katherine Kramer is a tap dancer and multi-faceted performer whose artistic explorations have taken her from Brazil to Cuba to Prague to […]

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Follow the Footsteps of an Original Hoofer!

Ralph Brown was an ace tap dancer, a virtuoso of what he called “heelology.”  Get trained in his technique in a special workshop with Katherine Kramer. Katherine Kramer is a tap dancer and multi-faceted performer whose artistic explorations have taken her from Brazil to Cuba to Prague to Anchorage, Alaska. She was the founder and […]

Katherine Kramer Tap Master Class

2015 Winter-Spring Tap Class Schedule

The class schedule can be found here.

Tap Shoes at TAPIT

A Convenient Neighborhood Collaboration

Summer’s here, and the time is right for singing and acting in the streets – at least on Madison’s east side. Next-door neighbor arts organizations TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre are teaming up to celebrate their shared neighborhood in Convenience, a new production opening Friday, August 1. Combining comedy, opera and a […]

TAPIT/new works presents Convenience

How to Contact Us

Producing Artistic Directors
Danielle Dresden
Donna Peckett

TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater
1957 Winnebago Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
Phone: 608.244.2938
e-mail: info@tapitnewworks.org

Mission Statement

TAPIT/new works creates, produces and performs original works, collaborating with theater, dance, music and visual artists; brings the arts to audiences of varied ages and backgrounds; encourages participation in the arts through outreach; and strives to enrich the lives of individuals and communities.

Convenience is a Schenk’s Corners love story

Fresco Opera Theatre and TAPIT/new works set an opera-filled romantic comedy in an east-side corner store By Gwen Rice in Isthmus, July 29, 2014 When Fresco Opera Theatre moved into a new office on Winnebago Street last summer, executive director Frank Cain was happy to have TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater next door. The company’s producing artistic directors, Donna Peckett […]

Convenience: Comedy, Opera and a Neighborhood Affair

77 Square on Madison.com, July 2014 Summer’s here, and the time is right for singing and acting in the streets  at least on Madison’s east side.  Next-door neighbor arts organizations TAPIT/new works Ensemble Theater and Fresco Opera Theatre are teaming up to celebrate their shared neighborhood in Convenience, a new production opening Friday, August 1. Combining […]

One more time! Mangia, Mangia! returns.

One more time! Catch the final Madison performance of Mangia, Mangia! Treat yourself to a heaping helping of humor, heart and Italian food, when Mangia, Mangia! returns.  This hit play from TAPIT/new works brings Madison’s legendary Greenbush neighborhood to life with comedy, drama, old family photos and more, transporting audiences to a time when less was more — […]

A Living – And Tapping – Legend Performs!

It’s not often area audiences encounter a living legend, yet from Sunday, March 2nd – Tuesday, March 4th, Madisonians had many opportunities to see Brenda Bufalino, one of the world’s leading performers of a uniquely American art form – tap dance.  After lecture-demonstrations and master classes here, Ms. Bufalino shared her insights into the artistry and […]