Upcoming Performances & Events

Friday, June 16, 2017 (7:30-9pm)

Student Task Force Meeting

American Tap Dance Center

Join Artistic Director Tony Waag and help us create a ATDF "task force" of adult students who want to be more involved. We want to hear your ideas and make YOU part of the process. Together, we can create new opportunities, and have more fun doing it!



Contact Tony if you're interested in the future at:

Sunday, June 18, 2017 (6:30pm)

Tap City Youth Concert

Tribeca Performing Arts Center




To purchase Tickets visit: TCYConcert 17 Tickets

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (6pm)

ATDF Adult Program Showcase

PS3 (Hudson & Christopher)





For $5 tickets and details contact ATDC reception at: 646-230-9564

Saturday, July 8 – Saturday, July 15, 2017

Tap City 2017, the Annual New York City Tap Festival

Master Classes & Training Programs for Youth, Teens & Adult

Visit: Tap City 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017
Tap Treasures Tour


For detailed information vist: Tap Treasures

To purchase tickets visit: Treasure Tour Tickets or call (646) 230-9564

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 (Boards 6pm, Sails 6:30pm, Returns 9:30pm)

Copasetic Boat Ride
Circle Line Marina, pier 83,
West 42nd St. at Hudson River

While you soak in the city's skyline, enjoy meeting the Tap City staff, faculty and your fellow students! There’s something aboard for everyone music, entertainment and dancing, dancing, dancing, so come join us and catch the rhythm.  Live tap performances by festival students & teachers and local tap professionals. Cash bar offers drinks and snacks.


6:00pm Boarding - 6:30pm Boat sails - 9:30pm Boat docks

Tickets: General $45 (In Advance) $50 (On-Site)

To purchase visit: Boat Ride Tickets or call (646) 230-9564

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (7pm)

Tap Awards: Hoofer, Tap Preservation & Tap Dance Hall of Fame

The Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, Symphony Space

2537 Broadway at 95th Street
Film presentations and performances honoring this year’s awardees, the annual HOOFER and TAP PRESERVATION Awards will be presented and Tap legends will be inducted into the INTERNATIONAL TAP DANCE HALL OF FAME.


Tickets $15

To purchase visit: Tap Awards Tickets

Friday, July 14, 2017 (7pm)
Tap Ellington

The Appel Room

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall
, the Appel Room, Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle, NYC
Tap Ellington is a musical celebration of a mans life, his music and a unique legacy of introducing, promoting and presenting tap dancers to audiences all over the world. Master of ceremonies Tony Waag and the Duke Ellington Center's Big Band conducted by Eli Yamin join together in honor of this legendary icon of American Jazz with tap dance performances by emerging raw talent, contemporary soloists and leading tap masters including Brenda Bufalino, Mercedes Ellington, Lisa La Touche, Caleb Teicher, Sarah Reich, 
Sam WeberJosette and Joseph Wiggan, the New American Tap Orchestra and others. 


TICKETS General $75 - Children 17 & under/Student/Senior $50

Saturday, July 15, 2017 (5pm)
Tap Future
(All Student Showcase)

The Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street

Tap City puts ALL of our students on stage in a fun show of youth, teen and adult students. Tap dancers will perform for each other—on Broadway!--in an informal performance featuring the newly minted work from all of the Tap City Residencies from the Youth, Pre-Professional and Adult Programs. It’s a chance to see and be seen, with all performers sitting in the audience to watch the works of fellow students, amateurs and professionals from around the world. A few dancers, duets, trios, etc. will also be selected from video submissions. See Performance Opportunities or call for details. Hosted by our entire Education Program Faculty and ATDF Artistic Director Tony Waag.

TICKETS General $40 - Children 17 & under/Student/Senior: $20

To purchase visit: Tap Future Tickets

July 16 - 23, 2017
Tap Teacher Training Program

American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street #2B, (between Washington & Greenwich Streets)



Visit: Tap Teacher Training

Monday, August 14, 2017 - Friday, Aug 18, 2017
Tap Camp For Kids

American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street #2B, (between Washington & Greenwich Streets)




Visit: Tap Camp 2017

Youth Program Open Houses

Wednesday, Sept 6th, 4-5pm

Thursday, Sept 7th, 4-5pm

Friday, Sept. 8th 4-5pm

Saturday, Sept. 9th 11-12noon

Sunday, Sept. 10th, 11-12noon

Details coming soon!