Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Students will learn a variety of tap styles from Broadway to Rhythm tap. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students’ progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. As one of the oldest styles of American dance, tap dance continues to enthrall audiences. Students enrolled will not only learn the basics of tap, but also discover how to use their feet to create music. Tap is a vigorous and energetic form of dance that emphasizes timing, percussion, rhythm and balance.
Prerequisite: Ages 3-4 (potty trained)
Prerequisite: Ages 5 and up until placed in Tap 1 by Instructor
Tap I, II, III and IV:
Prerequisite: At least 7 years old with placement in Level II and higher by instructor