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Tap City 2017

ADULT PROGRAM & MASTER CLASSES

Saturday, July 8 – Saturday, July 15, 2017

The Adult Program and Master Classes give you freedom to select a range of styles and allow you to design your own program to suit your level and training needs.

Select from Master Classes (for ages 12 and up) and 4-Day Residencies (for adults and teens 15 and up). Your Tap City experience can include:

• Choice of 20 Master Classes
• Adult 4-Day Residencies

• 1 Ticket to Tap Treasures Tour (plus Treasure Tour goodies)

• 1 Ticket to the Annual Copasetic Boat Ride

• 1 Ticket to Tap Awards Show

• 1 Ticket to Tap Ellington Concert

Performance in Tap Future

• Tap City T-Shirt

FEES & DEADLINES

REGISTER HERE

For further questions please contact Registration at: registration@atdf.org or call (646) 230-9564.

All Adult Master Classes are held at: The American Tap Dance Center, 154 Christopher Stareet #2B (between Greenwich and Washington Streets)
All Residencies and (4) Takes on Tap Ellington are held at: The Center for Flamenco Arts, 4 West 43rd Street, Suite 608 (between 6th & 7th Avenues)

MASTER CLASSES:

SATURDAY, JULY 8 – MASTER CLASSES For adults and teens ages 12 and up

 

 

9:30-11:00

M1 INT/ADV

Brenda Bufalino

M2 ADV BEG

Germaine Salsberg

11:15-12:45

M3 INT/ADV

Ray Hesselink

M4 ADV BEG

Chistopher Broughton

12:45-1:30

 

1:30-3:00

M5 INT/ADV

TBA

M6 ADV BEG

Lynn Schwab

3:15-4:45

M7 INT/ADV

Ayodele Casel

M8 SLOW INT

Claudia Rahardjanoto

5:00-6:30

M9 INT/ADV

Randy Skinner

M10 INT

Lisa LaTouche

 

SUNDAY, JULY 9 – MASTER CLASSES For adults and teens ages 12 and up

 

9:30-11:00

M11 INT/ADV

Brenda Bufalino

M12 SLOW INT

Ryan Johnson (Step Dance)

11:15-12:45

M13 INT/ADV

Deborah Mitchell

M14 ADV BEG

Chistopher Broughton

12:45-1:30

 

1:30-3:00

M15 INT/ADV

TBA

M16 MIX IMPROV

Barbara Duffy

3:15-4:45

M17 INT/ADV

Ayodele Casel

M18 SLOW INT

Lynn Schwab

5:00-6:30

M19 INT/ADV

Lisa LaTouche

M20 ADV BEG

Claudia Rahardjanoto

 

RESIDENCIES:

TUESDAY, JULY 11 - FRIDAY, JULY 15 - ADULT 4-DAY RESIDENCIES & EVENTS For adults and teens ages 15 and up

Monday 7/10

 

Tuesday 7/11

Wednesday 7/12

Thursday 7/13

Friday 7/14

Saturday 7/15

  

Tap Treasures

Orientation

and

Tour

Downtown

 

Midtown

Tour

 

 

9:30- 12:15

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Sam

Weber

 

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Felipe
Galganni

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Sam

Weber

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Felipe
Galganni

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Sam

Weber

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Felipe
Galganni

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Sam

Weber

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Felipe
Galganni

 

 

Tap Future

Rehearsals

 

12:30 - 1:30

 

Lunch Break/Event

 

 

Lunch Break/Event

 

Lunch Break/Event

 

Lunch Break/Event

 

1:45 - 4:30

R3 INT/ADV

4-Day

4-Takes on Tap Ellington

Brenda

Bufalino

R4 INT
Ali
Bradley

R3 INT/ADV

4-Day

4-Takes on Tap Ellington

Barbara

Duffy

R4 INT
Ali
Bradley

R3 INT/ADV

4-Day

4-Takes on Tap Ellington

Mercedes

Ellington & Tony Waag

R4 INT
Ali
Bradley

R3 INT/ADV

4-Day

4-Takes on Tap Ellington

Max

Pollak

R4 INT
Ali
Bradley

 

Tap

Treasures Optional Event

Location TBA

8:00pm

 

 

 Copasetic

Boat Ride
Boards 6:00pm

Sails 6:30pm - 9:30pm

 Tap Awards Show
Leonard Nimoy

Thalia Theatre

7:00pm

 Free Night

 

 

 

Tap Ellington

Jazz at Lincoln Center

7:00pm

 

 

 Tap Future

Showcase
Symphony

Space

5:00pm

 

 

ABOUT THE ADULT RESIDENCIES:

There are four Residencies on four different levels. You can select one or two Residencies (morning and/or afternoon) depending on how intensive a training program you want. Students study intensively with a choreographer for 4 days, learning new or classic works of tap repertory. The Residencies culminate with a fun and informal performance by all the Tap City Residency groups at Tap Future, the All-Student Showcase on Saturday, July 15 at Symphony Space.

Residency Descriptions:

R1 INT/ADV: TBA

R2 ADV BEG: TBA

R3 INT/ADV: 4 - Takes on Tap Ellington Intensive: four of the finest tap stylists of today offer their individual tap dance take on the musical inspiration of the great Duke Ellington. Brenda Bufalino, Barbara Duffy, Mercedes Ellington/Tony Waag & Max Pollak will each lead a 2 hour 45 minute intensive session with a different approach to original choreography, musicality, and the range of tap dance styling from classic to contemporary. May be purchased as a 4-day intensive or individual days may be purchased “a la carte.” This Intensive does not perform at Tap Future.

R4 INT: TBA

ABOUT THE TAP TREASURES TOUR: NEW! - Details coming soon!

DO YOU OR YOUR GROUP WANT MORE STAGE TIME?

Click here for: Student Performance Opportunities and How to Apply

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCES & EVENTS:  

TAP TREASURES ORIENTATION & TOUR: Monday, 7/10 - 2-6pm - Locations TBA (Tour ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP TREASURES TOUR/EVENT UPTOWN: Monday , 7/10 - 8pm - Location TBA (Optional Event NOT included in Package Tuition)

See Public Performances and Events

COPASETIC BOAT RIDE: Tuesday, 7/11 - Check in at 6pm, Departs at 6:30pm, Returns at 9:30pm (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP AWARDS SHOW: Wednesday, 7/12 - 7pm -Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP ELLINGTON CONCERT: Friday 7/14 - 7:30pm -The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP FUTURE: Saturday 7/15 – 5pm - Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street
On the final evening of the Residencies, all Tap City students will meet at Symphony Space to perform the new repertory work they learned at Tap Future, Tap City's All-Student Performance. Tickets only available to family and friends of Tap City student performers.

See Public Performances and Events


Please also check out the Information and FAQs to help prepare you for this exciting week of tap dancing. For more information contact the Registration at registration@atdf.org, or call our office at 646-230-9564.

Levels for Adult Program/Master Classes (listed challenging to easiest):

ADV: Fast moving or challenging classes for advanced and professional tap dancers.

INT/ADV: Challenging classes for intermediate and advanced students.

INT: Challenging concepts and choreography for Intermediate level dancers.

SLOW INT: Slower paced classes that focus on intermediate choreography and concepts. In Slow Intermediate level, material will be broken down at an easier pace than in an Intermediate level class. Recommended for students who are already very comfortable with tap basics, time steps, paddle & roll, and are ready to move on to more challenging choreography and concepts.

MIX: Mixed level classes for advanced beginning, intermediate, advanced & professional dancers. Students will work at their own level. Material taught may allow students to work more deeply on moderately paced or challenging concepts.

ADV BEG: Advanced Beginning choreography and concepts broken down and taught at a moderate pace. Recommended for students who are comfortable with flaps, shuffles, time steps, paddle & roll. Excellent choice for dancers with just a few years’ experience or older dancers who want to learn at a more relaxed pace.

Free Classes for Teachers

Check out our Teacher’s Incentive: 

Bring 5 or more students to the festival and get a discount off of your tuition.

The more classes your students sign up for, the bigger your discount.

Contact registration at: registration@atdf.org for more information.