Inspirations: The Nicholas Brothers

Before she joined the circus in 1942 at the age of 16, Jamila Salimpour frequented the Apollo Theater in Harlem (New York City) to see the exciting music and dance performances.  She became a huge fan of the Nicolas Brothers.  Fayard Nicolas (1914-2006) and Harold Nicolas (1921-2000) were tap dancers, regarded by many as the best [...]