Believe it or not, tap dancing is rooted in traditional Irish clog dancing -- you know, Lord of the Dance. Transitioning from Irish steps, the dance form moved to the Vaudeville stage where it began to take off. Lately embraced by Hollywood cinema in The Artist, tap dancing integrates a showy performance with complex dance steps as you create your own beat. At Queens Dance Project, you’ll learn the basic footwork behind tap dancing such as shuffles, hops, steps, and ball-changes so you’ll be able to choreograph your own routines. Using syncopation and beat count, feel the energy and become more comfortable and expressive in your tap steps. Tap your feet to a great time!
FAQ What do I wear? Black leotard and tights, shorts or leggings. Tan Tap shoes with a buckle (no ribbon ties please), Black Tap shoes for boys
Where can I purchase the apparel? QDP sells leotards, tights and shoes for your convenience. Please note that we only carry sample sizes and the order will take 3-5 days to arrive. Leotard prices range from $18-$25 depending on the style. Tap shoes are $25-$30 depending on the style.
Do I need experience? Not at all! Remember- it's our job to teach you.