Category Archives: Tap

Tap the Tale

We’ve all been captivated by dances that skillfully blend beautiful technique with an engaging storyline: classic ballets, rousing Broadway numbers, … Continue reading

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Changing it Up

Every tapper has go-to improv moves, but the key to staying fresh is switching up the steps you lean on … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Inner Gregory Hines

L.A.-based tap dancer Melinda Sullivan has hoofed her way through tons of tap jams. But she recalls one particular jam … Continue reading

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Acing A Capella

You walk onstage for your tap routine—click, click, click—and take your opening position for a performance a capella (without music). … Continue reading

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Tap for Non-Tappers

When 12-year-old David Alvarez walked into an audition for the original Broadway production of Billy Elliot, he was shocked to … Continue reading

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A Cut Above: Everything You Need to Know About Cutting Contests

Alaman Diadhiou entered his first cutting contest—an improv-based competition in which individual dancers must face off and perform on the … Continue reading

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