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Tap Classes

Tap dance classes

Our Tap Instructors

Instructors have Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association (CDTA) certification in Tap and are trained with nationally recognized standards and a proven program of instruction. This standard ensures that your child receives a high level of dance instruction utilizing the CDTA Tap Syllabus which includes the use of rhythms, choice of music and the history of tap. Our Instructors are continually upgrading their technical expertise.

Tap examinations are offered each year but are not mandatory.


Preliminary Tap Lessons

  • Classes are 45 minutes  
  • Developed specifically for children aged 5 – 6 years.
  • Introduce your child to basic tap steps and musical concepts.
  • Performs in “Every Child a Star” Recital

Graded Tap Classes

Junior Division:   Primary through to Grade Three (3).
Senior Division:   Grade Four (4) up to Advanced Level.  

  • Teach incremental CDTA Tap technique standards.
  • Technique enhanced with choreographed tap routines
  • Appropriate music using dynamic rhythm and syncopation.
  • Perform in “Every Child a Star” Recital
  • At Teacher’s discretion, compete in competitions

Tap students are strongly encouraged to enroll in Ballet classes as the basis for all dance disciplines.