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Tap City 2018

ADULT PROGRAM & MASTER CLASSES

Saturday, July 7 – Friday, July 13, 2018

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 the Annual Copasetic Boat Ride

• 1 Ticket to Tap Awards Show

• 1 Ticket to Rhythm in Motion

Performance in Tap Future

Performance in Tap it Out

• 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 Street #2B (between Greenwich and Washington Streets)
All Residencies & Tap it Out Rehearsals are held at: The Center for Flamenco Arts, 4 West 43rd Street, Suite 608 (between 6th & 7th Avenues)

MASTER CLASSES:

SATURDAY, JULY 7 – MASTER CLASSES For adults and teens ages 12 and up

 

 

10:00-11:30

M1 INT/ADV

Brenda Bufalino

M2 ADV  BEG

Lynn Schwab

11:30-1:00

M3 INT/ADV

Nicholas Young

M4 ADV BEG

Gabe Winns

1:00-2:00

 

2:00-3:30

M5 INT/ADV

Barbara Duffy

M6 ADV BEG

Caleb Teicher

3:30-5:00

M7 ADV BEG

Felipe Galganni

M8 SLOW INT

Leo Sandoval

5:00-6:30

M9 INT/ADV

Randy Skinner

M10 ADV BEG

Nicholas Young

 

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

 

10:00-11:30

M11 INT/ADV

Brenda Bufalino

M12 ADV BEG
Germaine Salsberg

11:30-1:00

M13 INT/ADV

Deborah Mitchell

M14 ADV BEG

Reggio McLaughlin

1:00-2:00

 

2:00-3:30

M15 ADV BEG

Karen Callaway Williams

M16 MIX IMPROV

Barbara Duffy

3:30-5:00

M17 INT/ADV

Caleb Teicher

M18 SLOW INT

Felipe Galganni

5:00-6:30

M19 INT/ADV

Lynn Schwab

M20 ADV BEG

Leo Sandoval

 

RESIDENCIES:

MONDAY, JULY 9 - FRIDAY, JULY 13 - ADULT 4 - DAY RESIDENCIES & EVENTS For adults and teens ages 15 and up

 

Monday 7/9

Tuesday 7/10

Wednesday 7/11

Thursday 7/12

Friday 7/13

 

 

9:30- 12:15

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Katherine
Kramer

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Lisa
La Touche

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Katherine
Kramer

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Lisa
La Touche

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Katherine
Kramer

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Lisa
La Touche

R1 INT/ADV

4-Day

Katherine
Kramer

R2 ADV BEG

4-Day

Lisa
La Touche






Tap it Out

Rehearsals

(TBA)

Father Duffy Square/Times Square

 

12:15 - 1:15

 

 

Lunch Break

 

Lunch Break

 

Lunch Break

 

Lunch Break

 

1:15 - 2:30

 

Tap it Out

Rehearsals

 

 

Tap it Out

Rehearsals

 

Tap it Out

Rehearsals

R3 INT/ADV

Michelle Dorrance

(1:15-3:45)

R4 INT

Jared

Grimes
(1:15-3:45)

2:30 - 2:45
15 Min Break
15 Min Break
15 Min Break

 

2:45 - 5:30

R3 INT/ADV

Michelle Dorrance

R4 INT
Jared

Grimes

R3 INT/ADV

Michelle Dorrance

R4 INT
Jared

Grimes

R3 INT/ADV

Michelle Dorrance

R4 INT
Jared

Grimes

Tap Future

Rehearsals

TBA

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Symphony Space


 

 

 Copasetic

Boat Ride
Boards 6:30pm

Sails 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 Tap Awards Show

7:00pm

Thalia Theatre
Symphony Space

 Rhythm in Motion

8:00pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Symphony Space

Tap Future

8:00pm

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Symphony Space


 Tap it Out

Presentation

1:00pm, 1:30pm & 2:00pm
Father Duffy Square

Times Square

 

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 Thurrday, July 12 at Symphony Space.

 

ABOUT TAP IT OUT! REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCE: 

Adult students attend all Tap it Out Rehearsals (Monday, July 9 - Wednesday, July 11 (1:15pm - 2:30pm) & Friday, July 13 (TBA) if they plan on participating in the presentation of Tap it Out on Friday, July 13th at Father Duffy Square/Times Square (Times TBA)

All Tap City students will rehearse four days in preparation for TAP IT OUT! Tap City’s unique outdoor celebration of percussive feet. Imagine a chorus of 100s of tapping feet performing a cappella choreography in multiple tap dance styles creating a explosion of tones and rhythms presented out of doors and FREE to the public. Tap It Out is conceived and created by the mayor of Tap City Tony Waag and is co-directed and staged by dancer/choreographer Lynn Schwab. If you are registered in the Adult, Pre-Professional or Youth Program, you have the opportunity to participate in this event as it is included in your package! Once you enroll, you will receive detailed instructions in the Spring. Each dancer will dance on their own platform, which will be supplied by Tap City, and, will learn their part of the presentation in advance via YouTube. Adult and teen group rehearsals will take place Monday, July 9tth - Friday, July 13th and are designed around your regular class schedule.

 

ABOUT THURSDAY:

Adult students will have a short afternoon tech rehearsal, time TBA, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre/Symphony Space. Adult students will perform in the Tap Future performance that evening.

 

ABOUT FRIDAY:

Adult students will go to Tap it Out Rehearsals (TBA) for last minute rehearsals and then later in the afternoon perform in Tap it Out at Father Duffy Square/Times Square!

DO YOU OR YOUR GROUP WANT MORE STAGE TIME?

Click here for: Student Performance Opportunities and How to Apply

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCES & EVENTS:  

COPASETIC BOAT RIDE: Monday, 7/9 - Check in at 6:30pm, Departs at 7:00pm, Returns at 10:00pm (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP AWARDS SHOW: Tuesday, 7/10 - 7pm -Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

RHYTHM IN MOTION: Wednesday 7/11 - 8pm -Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street (Ticket included in Package Tuition)
See Public Performances and Events

TAP FUTURE: Thursday 7/12 – 8pm - Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street
On the final evening of the 4 Day 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. (Performance Opportunity included in Package Tuition)

See Public Performances and Events

TAP IT OUT: Friday 7/13 - All Day - Father Duffy Square/Times Square (Performance Opportunity included in Package Tuition)

Free Outdoor Public Event
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.