Tap Fest | Class Descriptions
Calling all fast moving feet. For the experienced tappers. Jump in and show us what it's all about. It is, after all, in celebration of Tap Dancing.
The Shim Sham
Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant created this special routine while working with the Whitman Sisters Troupe. What started as a routine called "Goofus", is now known as the Tap Dancers Anthem. A dance heard around the world. Learn the dance, the stories, and why “The Shim Sham Shimmy is fun to do!”
Always wanted to try tap dancing? Now's your chance. Tap dancing is one of the most instantly gratifying forms of dance. Good for your brain, body and soul. New tappers welcome. NO experience required.
Tap & Ukulele
A wonderful partnership of music and dance. Learn to play the ukulele while you shuffle ball change. Just try not to smile in this class. BYOU (Bring your own ukulele).
Swing it Out
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing. A close cousin to tap dancing. This dance form enhances and informs our moves as tap dancers. This class is a great way to get your whole body dancing.
A short introduction to some common approaches and techniques for improvising in tap dance. Improvisation is an incredibly important part of expressing yourself as a tap dancer without the use of choreographed sequences. If you have any hesitations regarding improv, this class is for you – come find your voice!
Song & Tap
Tap and Musical Theatre have a long history. So many famous movie musicals have tap dancing in them.If you're a musical theatre buff or just like singing show tunes in the shower, this class is right up your alley.