Tap

Ages 4-Teens

The tap program at AYDT focuses on teaching students classical tap steps, rhythm and technique. Class consists of warm-up, stretching and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations. All students have the opportunity to perform in our Holiday and Spring Recitals. Tap students are strongly encouraged to also take a weekly ballet or Broadway class to complement their training.

Tap Intro Pre-K & Kindergarten, must be at least 4 years old by September.
Tap 1ABeginning level tap instruction for students in grades 1 & 2.
Tap 1BAdvanced beginner level for grades 3 & 4.
Open Level TapOpen to older beginner/intermediate students in grades 4 and up
Tap 2*Grades 3-5. Placement is by faculty recommendation or audition only.
Tap 3*Grades 4-7. Placement is by faculty recommendation or audition only.
Intermediate Tap*Upper level students, grades 7 & up, placement is by faculty recommendation or audition only. This is a 2-3 year program.
Advanced/Intermediate Tap*Upper level students, grades 8-12, placement is by faculty recommendation or audition only. This level requires a second weekly class in either Ballet, Broadway or Hip Hop.
Advanced Tap**Upper level students, grades 9-12, placement is by faculty recommendation or audition only. This level requires a second weekly class in either Ballet, Broadway or Hip Hop.

NOTE FOR ALL PROGRAMS: Foundational Level classes are based on age and are open to beginners as well as students who have had some previous training. New students, please contact us for placement. All of our classes are open to girls and boys. We have special classes just for boys in our Hip Hop programs.

*Placement for higher level classes is by teacher recommendation or audition.

*SEE CALENDAR FOR DATES OF MANDATORY SATURDAY HOLIDAY RECITAL REHEARSALS