Tap Dance Classes

Enhance musical understanding, coordination, and even math skills!

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Enhancing Music Talent and Coordination

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

All classes are taught by experienced professional dancers in their field.

2022–2023

Session Dates and Information

Evaluation Requirement

We offer online registration for all classes. Please be aware that ALL NEW students require an evaluation by our dance director, Kristen McGrew. Please 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 and Information page)

Tap Classes

Tap 1

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For ages five to seven years. This beginner tap class will take the student through basics and more.

Dress Code

Black leotard, tights or leggings, and tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

Mondays, 3:30–4:15 PM September 12, 2022–January 23, 2023 September 26, October 10 and 17, December 26, January 2 and 16
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Tap Classes

Tap 2

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Eight 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, as well as, of course, fun!

Dress Code

Black leotard, tights or leggings, and tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

Mondays, 4:15–5:00 PM September 12, 2022–January 23, 2023 No classes on: September 26, October 10 and 17, December 26, January 2 and 16

Tap Classes

Tap 3

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For ages 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.

The instructor/choreographer will stage standard tap dances, as well as more contemporary rhythm tap pieces, which will showcase in JCCMW 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, Date coming soon.

Dress Code

Black shirt with pants or leggings (no jeans) and tap shoes. Hair tied back. No jewelry.

Mondays, 5:45–6:45 PM September 12, 2022–January 23, 2023 September 26, October 10 and 17, December 26, January 2 and 16
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JCCMW Disclaimer

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We reserve the right to change or cancel classes, instructors, schedules, policies, and/or prices at any time.