Tap for Beginners

Tap enables dancers to create percussive sounds with their feet, focusing on rhythm, musicality, and timing. All classes will begin with an energetic warm-up, across the floor exercises, and combinations. This class will focus on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun! Beginner students explore the fundamental steps of tap dance, learn tap terminology, and develop the ability to maintain correct body placement

Ages
6-10 years old

Instructors
Traci Drescher

Dates
January 8th – May 7th (Mondays)

Time
5:30pm-6:25pm

Room
Studio B

Cost
$385

Note: This is an annual class with expected participation in both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Payment is required at time of registration for the current semester. Spring Semester billing will be automatically processed on or before the first day of class. By registering for this class, you acknowledge and agree to these terms.

*All semester courses are non-refundable.

Adult Tap

Classes focus on technique and musicality and are supplemented by a wide variety of musical genres. Beginner students will be exposed to the basic elements of tap in a fun and energetic learning environment.

Ages
18+ years old

Instructors
Traci Drescher

Dates
January 11th – May 10th (Thursdays)

Time
6:15pm-7:10pm

Room
Studio B

Cost
$385

Note: This is an annual class with expected participation in both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Payment is required at time of registration for the current semester. Spring Semester billing will be automatically processed on or before the first day of class. By registering for this class, you acknowledge and agree to these terms.

*All semester courses are non-refundable.

Intermediate to Advanced Tap

Tap classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap technique and terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound.

Ages
10-13 years old

Instructors
Katelyn Harris / Traci Drescher

Dates
TBD

Time
7:00pm-7:55pm

Room
Studio B

Cost
$385

Note: This is an annual class with expected participation in both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Payment is required at time of registration for the current semester. Spring Semester billing will be automatically processed on or before the first day of class. By registering for this class, you acknowledge and agree to these terms.

*All semester courses are non-refundable.

DAMPA Heart & Soles Performing Tap Company

Take your TECHNIQUE to the next level and audition for DAMPA’s performing TAP COMPANY! Brought to you by DAMPA and Tap Expert, Katelyn Harris.

This program is for dedicated dancers seeking to master the art of performance. PERFORM on stages, at shows, in festivals, and community events around the metroplex and the nation.

Sign Up Here for the Audition Prep Workshop

Sign Up to Audition Here

Ages
9+ years old

Instructors
Katelyn Harris / Traci Drescher

Dates
TBD

Time
6:30pm-8:25pm

Room
Studio B

Note: This is an annual class with expected participation in both the Fall and Spring Semesters. Payment is required at time of registration for the current semester. Spring Semester billing will be automatically processed on or before the first day of class. By registering for this class, you acknowledge and agree to these terms.

*All semester courses are non-refundable.

Musical Theatre Intensive Workshops

 

DAMPA Heart & Soles Performing Tap Company

Take your TECHNIQUE to the next level and audition for DAMPA’s performing TAP COMPANY! Brought to you by DAMPA and Tap Expert, Katelyn Harris.

This program is for dedicated dancers seeking to master the art of performance. PERFORM on stages, at shows, in festivals, and community events around the metroplex and the nation.

Sign Up Here for the Audition Prep Workshop

Sign Up to Audition Here

Ages
9+ years old

Instructors
Katelyn Harris / Traci Drescher

Dates
August 21st – December 4th (Mondays)

Time
6:30pm-8:25pm

Room
Studio B

Note: Auditions for 2017 are closed at this time. Please check back for 2018 auditions.


 

Tap Workshops

Come to our fun tap workshop to prepare for the DAMPA’s upcoming Tap Company Auditions

Ages
Ages 9 & up

Instructors

Dates
June 24th and July 15th

Time
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Cost
$20