Performing Art – San Diego
DrumatiX is a tap dance and creative percussion company founded in 2017 by dancer, musician, and award-winning choreographer Noa Barankin. Prior to DrumatiX, Noa’s notable works include performing as an international touring cast member with the music and dance group Tararam, working as a producer and lead dancer in Israeli tap master Yuval Beck’s Time to Tap, touring with Boston Tap Company, and with Off Beat Tap. Since 2017, Noa’s work with DrumatiX has been presented at venues and festivals throughout New England, New York, Los Angeles and San Diego, including Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Clayton Opera House, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Hollywood Fringe, and Provincetown Dance Festival, as well as for clients such as Boston Bar Association, and globally for Cisco. Barankin’s DrumatiX is also on the roster of MA Arts For Learning, presenting educational programs in schools across the state. DrumatiX presents a family-friendly blend of rhythmic elements including tap dance, body percussion, and drumming, with/on found items, invented instruments, drums, barrels, buckets, as well as use of technology, audience interaction, and tons of humor! Winner of Boston Parents Paper for “Best Live Theatre and Family Performances” in 2023, Pick of the Hollywood Fringe and Best of Broadwater Theatre in LA, their performances have been described as “Energizing, original, well-crafted, & impressively virtuosic.” as well as “Electrifying” and “full of enticing rhythms, clever execution, and high production quality that make this company a must-see!”.