MAY 2010 
Tap City, the New York City Tap Festival
July 5-10, 2010
Something for everyone!!  
  • Mini Fest - ages 6 - 14
  • Youth Program - ages 10 - 14
  • Pre-Professional Program - ages 14 - 19
  • Adult Program - ages 15+
  • Master Classes - ages 12+
  • Tap Talks/Tap Films
  • Annual Awards Ceremony
  • Tap Future - All Student Showcase
  • Tap City Main Event - Premier Performance
  • and More!
Still accepting Scholarship Applications until May 15th for youth ages 6 - 19!
ATDF Year Round Classes
Adult Classes - through June 14
DROP-IN classes - start at any time!
Absolute Beginner Tap
No experience necessary!
  • Mondays 6:00-7:00 pm with Tony Waag 
  • Sundays 5:45-6:45 pm with Lisa La Touche
Beginner Tap
Knowledge of the basics
  • Sundays 5:45-6:45 pm with Claudia Rahardjanoto
  • Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 pm  with Courtney Runft
Advanced Beginner Tap
Solid command over basics
  • Thursdays 6:15-7:30 pm with Susan Hebach
  • Tuesdays 5:45 - 7:00 with Derick K. Grant
Intermediate Tap
  • Fridays 12:00 - 1:30 with Germaine Salsberg
For Faculty & information please visit: Adult Programs
All Classes held at:
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street, #2B
(between Greenwich & Washington Streets)
Tap City Youth Ensemble Audition
June 5, 2010

Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 2:30-6:00pm

Additional auditions (TBA)


American Tap Dance Center

155 Christopher Street #2B

(between Washington & Greenwich Streets)

The audition will be structured as a tap class.  Students should wear low heeled, hard-soled tap shoes and dance clothes.

Audition results will be emailed dancers and families by the middle of September, 2010. Rehearsals also begin in September.

All dancers who plan to audition MUST pre-register for the audition via email by June 1. 

Copy, paste and complete the information below and send to Susan Hebach at:

1. Student name

2. Date of birth and current age

3. Parent/Guardian names

4. Parent email address

5. Parent's home phone

6. Cell or alternate phone

7. Student email (optional)

8. Mailing address
9. Home dance studios & current tap instructors' names

10. Where do you go to school?

11. Are you a member of any other performing group or organization?

Please list (i.e. a competition group, chorus, sports team)

Tap City Youth Concert
May 22, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Come see dancers age 4-19 tap up a storm with a live jazz quartet.

This evening performance showcases the ATDF's ongoing Youth Education Program highlighting budding young rhythm makers, advanced teens from the dynamic Tap City Youth Ensemble and special guest artist, Chloe Arnold.

Fun for the whole family, the ATDF invites you to join in celebrating the unique American art form of tap dance. - 212-864-5400

Tickets: $20; Children/Member/Student/Senior: $10

Box Office Hours: Tues-Sun from 1- 6pm - 212.864.5400

ATDF honored at Tap Extravaganza 
May 30, 2010


Come join us celebrate our 24 year history as we accept the 2010 Flo-Bert Award!


Visit: for complete details.


Summer 2010 Tap Camps for Kids  
For the first time, the American Tap Dance Foundation will be offering three different day camp experiences designed especically for the young, aspiring tap dancer!
Tap Camp: 0 - 3 years experience, ages 6 - 9
Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 6
Tuition: $475
Tap Intensive: 3+ years experience, ages 8 - 11
Monday, August 23 - Thursday, August 26
10:00am - 3:00pm
Tuition: $475
Summer 2010 
Tap City Youth Ensemble Boot Camp

Always wanted to join the Tap City Youth Ensemble? Now's your chance to attend a boot camp geared toward's aspiring members! 
Intermediate & Advanced dancers
Friday, August 27 - Sunday, August 29
11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Tuition: $375 



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Related Rhythms

These are NOT ATDF produced events 
Swing Night at the Cotton Club
WHO: Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Omar Edwards
WHEN: Monday nights at 9:45 pm
WHERE: The Cotton Club (W. 125th St. & Riverside)
COST: $20
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The American Tap Dance Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the following for their generous support: Our Anonymous Angel, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, American Express, The 42nd Street Fund, the Tsunami Foundation, the Heckscher Foundation for Children, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, and numerous individuals, friends and families.