Bill Robinson (Bojangles), wearing a suit and hat, one arm outstretched, with smile, poses at top of a platform with five steps on each side.
Bill Robinson (Bojangles) starred in Blackbirds of 1928.
Photo by Vandamm Studio. The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

ADA in the Arts

Virtual Verbal Description Program: A Celebration of Tap Dance

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts


In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lincoln Center’s ADA in the Arts features programs with and for people with disabilities.

Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision
Provided in partnership with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

This virtual tour is facilitated by trained Lincoln Center staff and Kathleen Leary, Dance Education Coordinator at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Join us for a behind-the-scenes exploration of tap dance materials from the archives of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.

This program is free with registration. Click here to register »

Performance Date

Monday, July 27 from 11 am–1 pm ET

Part of ADA in the Arts

Thanks to Our Supporters

Accessibility at Lincoln Center is made possible in part by endowment support provided by AIG.

Additional endowment support for Accessibility at Lincoln Center provided by Frederick P. Daniel and Elihu Rose – In Memory of Belle B. Rose.

Major support for Lincoln Center accessibility programming is provided by The Taft Foundation, The FAR Fund, Kenneth Goldman Donor Fund and The Megara Foundation.

Accessibility programming is made possible by public funds facilitated by the following: The Honorable Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, The Honorable Helen Rosenthal, New York City Council, The Honorable Corey Johnson, Speaker, New York City Council, The Honorable Diana Ayala, New York City Council, Chair of the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction, and New York City Council’s Autism Awareness Initiative.

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