12 Feb

Save The 2016 Dates for  Jazz Tap Jams at

Uptown Arts Bar,  3611 Broadway, Kansas City, MO

from 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Friday, March 4

   Saturday, May 21 – Celebrate National Tap Dance Day

Saturday, July 16

Saturday, August 20

Saturday. October 15


DANCERS are invited to bring your tap shoes!

             MUSICIANS are invited to bring your instruments!

                      EVERYONE is invited to bring your friends!

Hosted by Billie Mahoney with live music by MIKE NING and VICTOR PERELMUTER.

Interact with some of Kansas City’s leading tap dancers and musicians who come to JAM!

$5 at door.


Full bar with light Hor’s D’oeuvres menu available.

7 Mar






Tap Dance with Billie Mahoney

12 Jul

28 Jul
15 Oct

rch 211       Billie Mahoney, native of Kansas City, nearly forty years in New York City, dance faculty of  The Juilliard School, featured performer on major television including the Tonight Show, Ed Sullivan Show, Jackie Gleason, Arthur Godfrey and Friends, and many more. As single dance act toured with Bob Hope, Lionel Hampton including the Apollo Theater, USO in Korea and Japan. Musical theater with Bob Fosse. Gregory Hines called her a “Legend in tap dance” at Kansas City’s Folly Theater, 2000. Featured in the Palm Springs Follies, California, 2002-03; NYC Legacy Award, 2009; UMKC Alumni Achievement Award, Adjunct professor: UMKC Conservatory of Music & Dance. Currently Dance faculty: City In Motion & The Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity, home of the Kansas City Ballet . Director/choreographer of Billie Mahoney Dance Troupe. Host of DANCE ON with Billie Mahoney, television series which airs on Time Warner Cable Channel 17.  See schedule below.


CITY IN MOTION, 3925  Main, Kansas City, MO.                               

  Mondays:     7:30 pm – Beginners (Beginners Again)            

          5:30 pm –  Intermediate (prerequisite: Rhythm Time Steps, Shim Sham, Soft Shoe)

          6:30 pm – Advanced (riffs, paddle and roll; cramp roll and wing time steps,  

                                 accomplished Intermediate class routines).           

 New sessions start every nine weeks. 
                                Next session: March 21, 2016
          Contact: www.cityinmotion.org or call 816-561-2882.  
ALSO –  

The TODD BOLENDER CENTER  for Dance and Creativity  

              (Home of the Kansas City Ballet)

500 West Pershing Road, (just west of Union Station). K. C. Mo.            

Advanced Adult – Wednesdays  6:30 PM   

 Intermediate Adult – Saturdays      1:30-2:30      

Classes ongoing.
                         *                        *                     *                      *                      *

          Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, at the Todd Bolender Center,

           and Fridays 1:00 – 2:30  at Matt Ross Community Center.     

            By invitation or audition.  

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DANCE ON with Billie Mahoney

“A show about people, people who dance.”

 on Time Warner Cable TV Channel 17

Two different shows air back to back seven times a week
9:00 &  9:30 AM   3:00 & 3:30 PM  and Thursdays at 7:00 & 7:30 PM



Billie Mahoney in Performance Today

14 Aug

Billie Mahoney in Performance Today

with Gregory Hines at Folly Theater, 2000.

14 Aug

Doing the Shim Sham. Kansas City, Missouri.


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