Dance Classes

TAPPs Performing Arts offers a wide array of dance disciplines - something for every dancer. In addition to the styles of dance listed below, we have a full range of classes for beginners to advanced students.

Disciplines

Kinderdance

Designed for children 2 1/2 to 4 years of age, this intro class develops rhythm, balance, and coordination. Basic jazz and ballet fundamentals are incorporated into fun classes of creative movement.

Jazz

This energetic class develops and strengthens jazz technique. Every style of jazz, from contemporary to classical to funk; improves power, stamina, and flexibility.

Tap

Musicality, rhythm, and precision are the 'souls' of tap; while the style-from classic Vaudeville to today's funky street groove-is its heart.

Ballet

Balance, grace, agility and discipline. Classical Ballet is the essential part of every dancer’s repertoire. Instruction is according to the Canadian Dance Teachers Association Method. Pointe classes are available by selection.

Hip Hop

This high-energy class not only improves physical fitness, but rhythm, freestyle movement, and self-confidence as well. Set to the latest music, be prepared for a fun-filled hour of this video and street-styled challenge.

Acro

A combination of dance and gymnastics, this class emphasizes strength, balance and flexibility. Tumbling classes are available for those who wish to improve gymnastic skills only. There is no final performance for tumbling classes.

Musical Theater

The ultimate in performance through dance and theatre. Characterization and dances are often inspired by the music of movies and musicals. If you've ever dreamed of Broadway, this class is for you.

Lyrical

The beauty of ballet and the strength of jazz. This class develops control and balance through emotion and interpretation of music.

Contemporary