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Tap Dance Company

Tap Dance Company

Tap Dance Company

The Tap Dance Company is one of City Academy’s premier resident dance companies. With weekly rehearsals on Tuesday evening and regular performances throughout the year, The Tap Dance Company aims to be one of the most exciting tap performance groups in London.

Company Director

The Tap Dance Company is led by Zoe Leone Gappy

Zoe is a professional dancer who has appeared on stage in the West End and all across Europe in productions such as Chicago, Aladdin, and Sinatra. She has performed on UK and International tours over a period of fifteen years.

Who Can Join?

The Tap Dance Company is for those who have completed Improvers level tap at City Academy, the equivalent or who have experience in tap performance. To be accepted into the Tap Dance Company we ask you to take an introductory class first.

Rehearsals

Rehearsals are held Tuesday evenings from 7:20PM - 9:20pm at Westminster Kingsway.

In weekly rehearsals, you will develop in the following areas:

  • Develop and refine tap dance technique and styling
  • Learn turning tap steps, quicker beating, and greater clarity of beating
  • Learn tap routines of opposing styles and polish to a high standard
  • Improve musicality, timing and styling
  • Learn challenging and innovative choreography
  • Build confidence and learn dynamics of performing
Performances

The Tap Dance Company Company perform twice a year at the City Academy Winter and Spring Dance showcases.

City Academy Tap Company - Sadler's Wells Showcase from City Academy on Vimeo.

Company Membership

Monthly membership fee is £80 per month and is charged for 12 months of the year. There is a minimum membership period of 3 months. This will cover you for all rehearsals and shows for the duration of your membership. (Note: Additional cost for costumes will be decided amongst the company each year and will be kept at a minimum.)

If you wish to cancel your membership please email info@city-academy.com with 14 days notice to your next payment date.

Benefits

As a Company member you will receive the following for the duration of your membership:

  • Discount on all courses (20%)*
  • Free tasters (1/month)
  • City Academy Company T-Shirt

Company members are welcoming, passionate and sociable. We are always looking for new members - so if you have a love of performing and are looking to develop your tap dance technique, book a taster class to join the company for a fun evening rehearsal.

*Please note, membership to Resident Companies & the Dance Foundation Course are excluded from this offer.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership to the Company will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows from your joining date. The Company rehearses throughout the year, with the following breaks: Easter (one week break), Summer (3-week break) and Christmas.

To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year. This means there are no breaks in your monthly payments.

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

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.

Cancellations Policy

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.

Please see Membership Subscription Details (above) for information on when and how you can cancel your ongoing subscription, once you have already started the Jazz Dance Company.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Membership Subscription Details 

Membership to the Company will cover you for all classes, rehearsals and all shows from your joining date. The Company rehearses throughout the year, with the following breaks: Easter (one week break), Summer (3-week break) and Christmas.

To make membership fees more manageable, these breaks are accounted for within your monthly instalments across the year. This means there are no breaks in your monthly payments.

Online & Phone Bookings

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.

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.

Cancellations Policy

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before your first Company rehearsal.

Please see Membership Subscription Details (above) for information on when and how you can cancel your ongoing subscription, once you have already started the Jazz Dance Company.

(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

Tap Dance Company Venues


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Tap Dance Company tutors


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.

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