Tap Classes

Our tap program focuses on rhythm and musicality along with technique and tap history as we work both combinations and improvisation. If you have questions about which jazz level you should be in, please contact the office staff to schedule a placement evaluation. Proper dress for this class is tap shoes, a leotard or other formfitting dancewear and hair securely tied up out of face. 

ADULT TAP
This adult level tap class gives participants the chance to take a break from their day and have some fun laughing, dancing, and making new friends. There is no experience required for this class. Come enjoy a fun hour of tap technique, and high-energy choreography. Proper dress for this class is comfortable clothing and tap shoes.

TAP 1-2
This tap class is intended for older students with no or little previous tap experience.

TAP 2 
This tap class is intended for students with previous tap experience. Benchmark skills for Tap 2 students are the following: mastered seven time steps, toe stands, paradiddles, and riffs. They should be beginning improvisation and have a basic understanding of musicality.

TAP 3 
This tap class is intended for students with previous tap experience.  Benchmark skills for Tap 3 students are the following: mastered pick up variations, grab offs, and rhythmic patterns. They should be working on wings, improvisational skills and multiple tap turns with clean sounds.