Ages 8 – 25
Students will have an opportunity to learn Tap history from the contemporary Tap Masters who carry on this truly American dance tradition. Students will spend a week tracing the history of Tap Dance, learning the fundaments of Soft-Shoe, Clogging, Buck and Wing, Classical Tap, Class Acts, Jazz Tap, Hoofing, Rhythm Tap, Broadway Tap and Funk Tap. This program will be comprised of master teachers who collectively cover the spectrum of tap dance genres.
Daily classes are designed to perfect tap technique, and expand the student’s knowledge of tap repertoire. , A tap improvisation class will encourage students to experiment with their own movement and sound ideas. This intensive is designed to give the series tap student the full picture of what tap was and has evolved into in the 21st century. Small classes will provide the students individual, personal attention, directed corrections and the opportunity to pick the brains of the Tap Masters.