This class focuses on building a strong foundation in rhythm tap technique. Students will be challenged in a variety of styles from Broadway to improvisation. Broadway tap utilizes jazz and ballet technique, so concurrent training in ballet helps develop clear articulation and beauty in movement and carriage of body. This class holds a strong emphasis on rhythm, musicality and smoothness in motion. The goal of the class is for students to learn how to work in a wide range of styles and gain confidence in their ability to use their feet as instruments. Dancers learn fun tricks of advanced tap and intricate steps and rhythmic sounds/patterns.
Ballet technique develops clear articulation and beauty in the movement and carriage of the body. Concurrent ballet training with the Shan-Yee Poon Ballet School is highly recommended.