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July 2, 2011

Soul Train Dancer Tyrone Proctor

On June 30, opening night of the Festival, former Soul Train dancer Tyrone Proctor shared stories about his first days with the legendary television show. Afterwards, he and dancers from D.C.-based Urban Artistry performed for an enthusiastic audience.

Video produced by Charles Weber, edited by Aurélie Beatley, and videotaped by Brandon Callahan, Abby Sternberg, and Mitch Malasky.

  • cdeedee

    Keeping history alive, thank you…The dance shows gave many of us pride….A peaceful gathering, cultural connection and recognizing our entertainments.

  • http://SmithsonianFolklifeFestival2011 vankid

    Thanks, this event gave my daughter and I a chance to merge our generations through dance, music and personal narratives.