Ayodele Casel explores her language, culture, and identity in While I Have the Floor
"You know what really irritates me? When people say 'I didn't know women tap danced.'" Yes, that's a real comment Ayodele Casel actually gets, most recently three weeks ago, and it's one that drives her crazy. For a woman who has been defining the tap dancing game for the past 20 years, it's hard to believe someone might not imagine a person like her in it.