Chapman University Tap Ensemble members Laura Padilla (’14), Mandy Dray (‘14), Alanna Seitz (‘15), Shannon Mueller (‘12), Dante Lara (‘13), Gabby Bruno (‘14), Jenny Sicard (‘12), and Shelby LaRosa (‘13)

The Chapman University Tap Ensemble (CUTE) and adjunct instructor of dance Brandee Lara took part in the week-long 10th Annual LA Tap Fest, held at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Los Angeles August 6-11. CUTE was invited to perform in the 10th Anniversary All-Star LA Tap Fest Concert, starring Jason Samuels Smith, Chloe Arnold, Arthur Duncan, Melinda Sullivan and other dance notables from around the world. See their performance at