sUMMER 2017
Tap

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Classes include both center and across-the-floor combinations to music and a cappella.  Classes will include some jazz. 

Class Description, Requirements, & Attire Staff & Status
as of
June 27, 2017 12:56 PM

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Intro Tap
Ages 5-7 & Ages 8+

An introduction to stamps, stomps, shuffles, and more.  Emphasis on counting steps, keeping a beat, and learning rhythm. Classes accommodate those with some tap experience and those with little or no tap experience. This class is progressive in nature and prepares the student for Tap 1.

Female Attire: Knees must be covered by tights or black leggings.  Form-fitting shirt or leotard. 
Male Attire:
  Attire for all males in dance programming is non-restrictive, athletic clothing.
Shoes:
  Males of all ages and levels must wear black Oxfords. Females ages 5-12 must purchase black Mary Janes. Females ages 13 and up are required to wear any style black tap shoes.

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Tap 1

Greater focus on timing and rhythm to music, and working on tempo changes. Introduced: time steps, military time steps, maxi fords, Shirley Temples, and learning to incorporate arms with footwork.

Requirements: Mustt have a minimum of one year of tap experience and instructor permission from the previous level.

Female Attire: Knees must be covered by tights or black leggings.  Form-fitting shirt or leotard. 
Male Attire:
  Attire for all males in dance programming is non-restrictive, athletic clothing.
Shoes:
  Males of all ages and levels must wear black Oxfords. Females ages 5-12 must purchase black Mary Janes. Females ages 13 and up are required to wear any style black tap shoes.

Tap 2

Greater focus on technique, increasing speed, and perfecting time-steps and across-the-floor combinations.  Wings, pullbacks, and turns will be taught.  Also, great for adults who tapped when they were younger and would like to pick it up again.

Female Attire: Knees must be covered by tights or black leggings.  Form-fitting shirt or leotard. 
Male Attire:
  Attire for all males in dance programming is non-restrictive, athletic clothing.
Shoes:
   Black oxford tap shoes required.