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Tap, Modern and Contemporary

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 open registration for our entry level classes. Registration in all other classes for all new students requires 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.


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.


Tap 2

7 – 9 years. 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.


Tap 3

10 years and up.  Placement evaluation required at this level. At least three years’ experience is necessary. Students may advance to the next level at the discretion of the instructor. Dress Code:  Black shirt with pants or leggings (no jeans), tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.


Intermediate/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, technical fees and DVD) for Workshop students to perform in the Westchester Theatre of Dance Concert, March 2021.

Mondays, beginning September 14
7:20 – 8:20pm
Instructor: C.K. Edwards


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