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It’s showtime! Submit your audition by April 30 for your chance to share the stage with the pros in this year’s concert, Motown On Tap, featuring the sounds of Motown + the world class Motor City Tap Fest faculty and Detroit’s best musicians. This year, Shelby Kaufman, Jenefer Miller and Karen Callaway Williams will be setting pieces on dancers who are selected. In addition, Ryan Vettel, a protegé of Gregg Russell, will be setting a tribute piece to Gregg, who was a member of the Motor City Tap Fest faculty from 2008-2020. The concert is on Sunday, August 8, at 2pm at the Knight Amphitheater in Auburn Hills, MI.

Here’s what you need to do to audition:

  • Click on the button below to sign up.
  • Upon signing up you will receive an email with short combinations (4 counts of 8) from each choreographer. Record yourself doing each of the combinations.
  • Put the combinations on unlisted YouTube links. If you need help with this, reach out to us and we will help!
  • Click through the link to select your choreographer choices, ranked 1 through 3.
  • Check the box indicating whether you want to be considered for Ryan’s tribute piece.

Let’s goooo! We can’t wait to see what you submit. Send submissions to