Tap dancer Roxane Butterfly often seems like a sprinter—her idling tempo is faster than most dancers' full-steam-ahead—but watch the French expatriate awhile and her training as a long-distance runner becomes apparent. Off the dancefloor, she's equally indefatigable. In the '90s, when she realized female tap dancers weren't offered the same opportunities as their male counterparts, Butterfly created an all-woman ensemble of musicians, hip-hop dancers, and hoofers. Then she did something harder—secured gigs and... More >>>