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.

Session Dates and Information

Mondays September 12–January 23 January 30–May 15 September 12–May 15 September 26, October 10 and 17, December 26, January 2 and 16, February 20, April 3
Tuesdays September 13–January 17 January 24–May 9 September 13–May 9 September 27, October 4, 11, and 18, December 27, February 21, April 4
Wednesdays September 14–January 4 January 11–May 10 September 14–May 10 October 5, December 21 and 28, February 22, March 22, April 5 and 12
Thursdays September 15–January 5 January 12–May 11 September 15–May 11 November 24, December 22 and 29, February 23, March 23, April 6 and 13
Fridays September 16–January 6 January 13–May 12 September 16–May 12 November 25, December 23 and 30, February 24, March 24, April 7 and 14
Saturdays January 7–May 6 January 14, February 25, March 25, April 8

Evaluation Requirement

We offer online registration for all classes. Please be aware that ALL NEW students, with the exception of Tiny Tappers, 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)

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ages three to four

Tiny Tappers

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A fun and lively introduction to tap dance for preschoolers.

Dress Code

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

Mondays 3:30–4:15 PM

ages five to seven

Tap 1

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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.

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ages eight and older

Tap 2

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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.

ages 11 and older

Tap 3

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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
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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.