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Tap

Rhythm, rhythm and rhythm! A syllabus-based program teaching age- and level-appropriate steps.  Tap enhances musical understanding, coordination and even math skills!

**We offer online registration for all classes. Please be aware that ALL NEW students require an evaluation by our Dance Director, Kristen McGrew. Please click here to request an evaluation so that we can ensure your child is placed at an appropriate level.  We will not be able to guarantee a place without an evaluation, and please note that refunds will be subject to our administrative fees (see our policies information page)

Tap 1

5-7 years. This beginner tap class will take the student through basics and more. Dress Code: Black leotard, tights or leggings, tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

Mondays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Fall:  October 4 – January 24
Spring: January 31 – May 16
No classes: 10/11, 12/27, 1/17, 2/21, 4/11

Tap 2/3

8 years and up. This tap class is a progression of Tap I, including warm-up, across the floor work, and short combinations. Clarity of steps and rhythms will be a main focus, and of course, fun! Dress Code: Black leotard, tights or leggings, tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

Mondays, 4:20 – 5:05pm
Fall:  October 4 – January 24
Spring: January 31 – May 16
No classes: 10/11, 12/27, 1/17, 2/21, 4/11  

Advanced Tap Workshop

11 years and up. By Invitation Only. This full-year class focuses on developing tap students into performers. On an invitation-only basis, dancers are taught repertory that encompasses the history of tap dance styles. Dress Code:  Black shirt with pants or leggings (no jeans), tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

The instructor/choreographer will stage standard tap dances as well as more contemporary rhythm tap pieces, which will showcase in JCC Outreach programs and the Annual WTD Concert. There is an additional performance fee (which covers costume and technical fees ) for Workshop students to perform in the Westchester Theatre of Dance Concert, March 2022.

Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Fall:  October 4 – January 24
Spring: January 31 – May 16
No classes: 10/11, 12/27, 1/17, 2/21, 4/11