Black Canadian Awards Nominate Shawn Byfield In Top Six

I’m OFFICIALLY IN! And I’m asking for your help. It’s true. I’m one of six amazing artists (out of 20,000 online votes) officially nominated in the 2014 BLACK CANADIAN AWARDS for Best Contemporary Dance Act. What a remarkable honour! I’ve been dancing for 30 YEARS, and have always been a supporter of my community. It’sContinue reading “Black Canadian Awards Nominate Shawn Byfield In Top Six”

Tapdancing Television: Shawn Byfield On CP24 Toronto

In case you missed it… your favourite, most awesomely fun dance expert 😉 was interviewed and taught the hosts Jee and Gurdeep tap dance moves for National Tap Dance Day 2013. An entertaining few segments, we woke up Toronto with some fun! | Watch on CP24 Here’s a few photos from National Tap Dance DayContinue reading “Tapdancing Television: Shawn Byfield On CP24 Toronto”

National Tap Dance Day: A Message From Bojangles

GUESS WHAT!? Today is National Tap Dance Day! If you didn’t know, every May 25th tap dancers around the world celebrate the art form of tap dance. This day marks the birthday of famous black tap dance legend Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Another name for tap dancers is “hoofers.” We have metal under our feet, andContinue reading “National Tap Dance Day: A Message From Bojangles”

Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today

So. I’m slightly injured. I’ve been rehearsing for a film, teaching and running BDX, teaching dance workshops at public schools, and letting the world know about my show. Plus other stuff like performing, newspaper and other media interviews & community work. I love what I do. I hardly ever complain. I’m blessed to live aContinue reading “Top 4 Things That Made Me Smile Today”