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Tap Dance Classes - Beginners

Tap Dance Classes - Beginners

Creative and spontaneous, Tap Dancing allows you to improvise - but first you’ll need to master the basics. Our Tap Dance Classes - Beginners is a step-by-step guide to the essential steps, sounds, and moves of tap dance.

Starting off by learning the sounds you can make, and their names, you will build up to simple steps – both on the spot and travelling steps. You will also learn about rhythm and how to develop the subtle light and shade needed for perfect tap dancing.

Our Tap Dance Beginners Course is suitable for the absolute beginner or those who haven't tapped since childhood.

Tap Dance Classes - Beginners Content

Exact content may differ depending on course duration and your needs, but topics generally covered include:

  • Understand posture: and an awareness of the dancing space
  • Demonstrate how to isolate parts of the body: in order to define a movement
  • Develop basic co-ordination: of arms / feet / head
  • Perform a selection of short basic choreography from West End shows
  • Fundamental footwork combinations: warm up and cool down / introduction to simple routines

You'll receive friendly feedback throughout the tap dancing course.

Please note - tap shoes are required for this course. If you do not own tap shoes you can buy a pair here, and you can read more on what to wear to a Tap class here.

CLASSES STARTING SOON

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11 Jan - 1 Mar Wed 18:30-19:40 8 weeks Daniella Wilson Sylvia Young Theatre School £145.00
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11 Jan - 1 Mar Wed 18:30-19:40 8 weeks Daniella Wilson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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23 Jan - 6 Mar Mon 18:45-20:05 7 weeks Georgia Pegg Mountview, South London £145.00
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26 Jan - 16 Mar Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks Lauren Crane City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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31 Jan - 21 Mar Tue 18:00-19:10 8 weeks Rory Cubbin City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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23 Feb - 13 Apr Thu 18:50-20:00 8 weeks Lisa Dawn Anderson City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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27 Feb - 24 Apr Mon 19:10-20:20 8 weeks (no class 10 Apr) Lisa Dawn Anderson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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8 Mar - 26 Apr Wed 18:30-19:40 8 weeks Daniella Wilson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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16 Mar - 4 May Thu 19:15-20:25 8 weeks Kush Saigal The Tabernacle, Notting Hill £145.00
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20 Mar - 15 May Mon 18:45-20:05 7 weeks (No Class 10 Apr or 1 May) Daniella Wilson Mountview, South London £145.00
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30 Mar - 18 May Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks Lauren Crane City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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1 Jun - 20 Jul Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks City Academy Dance Tutors City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

DATE DAY TIME (BST) DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
11 Jan - 1 Mar Wed 18:30-19:40 8 weeks Daniella Wilson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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23 Jan - 6 Mar Mon 18:45-20:05 7 weeks Georgia Pegg Mountview, South London £145.00
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26 Jan - 16 Mar Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks Lauren Crane City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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31 Jan - 21 Mar Tue 18:00-19:10 8 weeks Rory Cubbin City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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23 Feb - 13 Apr Thu 18:50-20:00 8 weeks Lisa Dawn Anderson City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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27 Feb - 24 Apr Mon 19:10-20:20 8 weeks (no class 10 Apr) Lisa Dawn Anderson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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8 Mar - 26 Apr Wed 18:30-19:40 8 weeks Daniella Wilson Sylvia Young Theatre School, W1 £145.00
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16 Mar - 4 May Thu 19:15-20:25 8 weeks Kush Saigal The Tabernacle, Notting Hill £145.00
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20 Mar - 15 May Mon 18:45-20:05 7 weeks (No Class 10 Apr or 1 May) Daniella Wilson Mountview, South London £145.00
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30 Mar - 18 May Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks Lauren Crane City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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1 Jun - 20 Jul Thu 17:25-18:35 8 weeks City Academy Dance Tutors City Academy, Farringdon £145.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

INDUSTRY TUTORS

City Academy tutors are experienced artists and performers that work in the industry. If your tutor's availability changes at short notice, our team will arrange for a suitable replacement and notify you in advance.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

Continue your journey

After you've completed your Tap Beginners course - continue your dance journey by taking these courses:

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City Academy delivers bespoke workshops for groups and teams! Enjoy this course at a time and place to suit you. Whether you're a group of friends or a team looking for a creative activity, get in touch to explore ideas today.

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