Tap hits Hollywood Hard. Some of Hollywood’s most famous tappers include Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller and Ginger Rogers. After a brief disappearance, tap returned as a featured style in Broadway shows such as 42nd street and The Tap Dance Kid.
Watch Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dance Swing Time here
1980’s- present day:
Rhythm tap experienced a revival under the influence of Savion Glover and his development of power tapping. Lately tap has taken to hip hop influences, incorporating funk rhythm.