TAP

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of the tap shoes

hitting the floor as a percussive instrument.

 

Pre School Tap/Jazz (Ages 3-5)

  • 45 minute class

  • Fun games emphasizing vocabulary and technical skills (simon says, etc.)

  • Skills across the floor introduced—battements, chaine turns, chasse side

  • Jazz and Tap skills both used during class
     

K-1 Tap/Jazz (Ages 4-6)

  • Less games emphasizing vocabulary and technical skills (simon says, etc.)

  • Skills across the floor introduced—battements, chaine turns, chasse side

  • Jazz and Tap skills both used during class
     

Tap I/II (Ages 7-9)

  • Practice steps learned in Pre Tap

  • Weight changes

  • Speed
     

Tap III/IV (Ages 10-13)

  • Learning new steps

  • Speed increased significantly

  • Synchronization and emphasis on tap noises
     

Tap V (Ages 13+)

  • Learning Advanced steps and significant emphasis on tap precision

  • Advanced Choreography

  • Improvisation

 

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