M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Chicago’s premier tap collective, is proud to announce new video content created by Principal Soloist KJ Sheldon commemorating International Women’s History Month and premiering on International Women’s Day Monday, March 8 at 1 p.m. CST on its YouTube channel. Sheldon is also a featured performer in the video.
The February video drops commemorating Black History Month created by Donnetta Jackson “Dreams & Nightmares” and Starinah “Star” Dixon’s “Rhythm Symphony” are currently available for viewing on M.A.D.D. Rhythms YouTube channel. These video premieres are part of M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ 20th Anniversary Season which includes video premieres, a new documentary premiere, M.A.D.D Rhythms’ publishing debut, social media happenings, classes, the Chicago Tap Summit and more. Information on these special 20th Anniversary events may be found at MADDRhythms.com.
“I Get So Lonely” by Principal Soloist KJ Sheldon
Performers include: Ivy Anderson, Megan Davis, Alexandrya Fryson, Starinah “Star” Dixon, Donnetta “Lilbit” Jackson, KJ Sheldon and Molly Sute.
“I Get Lonely” is a celebration of what it means to be a woman in M.A.D.D. Rhythms. Specifically created for International Women’s History Month and released on International Women’s Day, it features a combination of rhythm and style.
The videos production team include Ashley Battle (director of photography/editor); Brian Delisi (steady camera operator); Ibrahim Useinovski (camera operator)/editor); Chris Owsiany (gaffer) and Mina Jue (camera assistant/photographer).