Adult Program Drop-In Classes
6:15 - 7:15, Absolute Beginner w/ Toni Noblett
6:15-7:30, Beginner w/ Tony Waag
7:30 - 8:45, Improvisation w/ Michela Marino-Lerman **NEW
7:30 - 8:45, Advanced Beginner w/ Lisa La Touche **NEW
6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Lynn Schwab
6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Derick K. Grant
6:15 - 7:15, Absolute Beginner w/ Frances Bradley
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Barbara Duffy **NEW
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Courtney Runft
6:30 - 7:45, Advanced Beginner w/ Susan Hebach
12:00 - 1:30, Intermediate w/ Germaine Salsberg
4:30 - 5:45, Tap for the People Int/Adv Level
*Donation Based, $5 minimum
5:15 - 6:30, Fast Beginner w/ Claudia Rahardjanoto
Fees: $16/single class, $56/4 class card, $112/8 class card
New to ATDF? Your first class is 1/2 price! $8
Tap City 2012
4-day Adult Residencies (15-adult)
Derick K. Grant, Max Pollak, Dianne Walker
4-Day Teacher Intensive (adults)
Brenda Bufalino, Margaret Morrison & Susan Hebach
4-Day Youth Program (9-14)
Lisa La Touche, Nicholas Young
4-Day Pre-Professional Program (14-19)
20 Master Classes (12-adult)
Lynn Schwab, Germaine Salsberg, Nicholas Young, Ryan Johnson, Cartier Williams, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Randy Skinner, Deborah Mitchell, Barbara Duffy, Karen Callaway Willaims, Derick K. Grant, Chloe Arnold, Jason Samuels Smith, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards & Michelle Dorrance
Registration is OPEN! Register today for early bird prices!
Tap City 2012 events!
* Copasetic Boat Ride, July 9* Tap City - Tap Challenge, July 10
* Tap Talks/Films/Awards, July 11
* Tap Future, July 12
* Tap It Out, July 13
For more information on each event, visit: Tap City events!
ATDF Spring Gala!
Join us for an evening of fun, film and fancy footwork honoring our tap dance faculty and in support of the Gregory Hines Youth Scholarship Fund!
Featuring guest appearances by local tap dance artists!
Plus performances by the Tap City Youth Ensemble, the Tap City Junior Ensemble, ATDF Youth Program Students and other surprise guests!
Purchase Your Tickets!
Call us at: (646) 230-9564
Or click here to Purchase Tickets
Save the Dates!
Tap City Youth Concert:
June 17, 2012, 6pm
Adult Student Showcase:
June 20, 2012, 8pm
July 6 - 13, 2012
Brenda Bufalino Classes
February 8, 15, 22
Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00pm
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B
(btwn Greenwich & Washington Sts.)
Contact Courtney at email@example.com with questions.
photo: Lois Greenfield
Winter Tap Intensive
February 18 & 19, 2012
- 2-Day Residencies with Brenda Bufalino & Jimmy Tate
- Tap Technique & Repertory
- Intensive for Tap Teachers, Teachers in Training and Choreographers
- New Tap Choreography Showcase
- Tap Jam
- Tap Talks/Tap Films
Register today! Classes are filling fast!
Click here to register!
Absolute Beginner Workshop for Adults - Extended!
February 12 & 26
Sundays, 11:00am - 12:00pm
March 2, 9, 16, 23
Fridays, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Come learn your basics in a supportive, encouraging environment with other absolute beginners and be ready to join our ongoing adult program!
$50/4 week workshop
To register, contact Courtney at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 646.230.9564.
ATDF Junior Ensemble at the Apollo!
The American Tap Dance Foundation Junior Ensemble will be performing at Amateur Night at the Apollo on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30pm.
The dancers will be performing "Gotta Go Tap Dancin'" in honor of Buster Brown.
Flamenco Dance for teens & adults with La Magdalena!
March 6, 13, 20, 27
Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:45pm
$52/4 class card
Flamenco is a percussive dance form, originating in Spain, which uses the feet to make rhythms, and hands for clapping rhythms, all with a sense of style and drama!
Questions? Contact Courtney at email@example.com or call 646.230.9564.
photos by Debi Field
These are New York City tap dance events not produced by the American Tap Dance Foundation.
If you would like your tap dance event or news included, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the who, what, where, and when by the 25th of the month prior to your event.
Undertoe Dance Project
WHEN: February 23-25 - 8pm & February 26 - 7:30pm
WHERE: Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, 248 W. 60th St., NYC
TICKETS: *$20, Adults & *$12, Students/Seniors 65+
*After Feb. 12 ticket price increases by $5
Michela Marino-Lerman Tap Jams
WHEN: Every Wednesday, 4:30 - 8:00pm
WHERE: Smalls Jazz Club, 183 West 10th Street, NYC
COST: FREE! NO COVER!
Don't forget, if you can't join live, you can watch live online at: www.smallsjazzclub.com
Co-produced by Smalls Jazz Club, Cobi Narita, and Michela Marino Lerman
American Tap Dance Foundation
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Hjordis Linn-Blanford - ATDF Administrative Director
Susan Hebach - ATDF Youth Program/TCYE Director
Courtney Runft - ATDF Education Associate/Registrar
Margaret Morrison - ATDF Education Advisor
Board of Directors
Debbie Beard - ATDF Board Chair & Entrepreneur
Mercedes Ellington - Director/ Choreographer
Constance Valis Hill Ph.D. - Jazz Tap Historian
Pamela Koslow Hines - Producer
Nancy Kremsdorf - Tap Enthusiast
Erica Marks Panush - Tap Enthusiast
Cynthia J. Roush - Tap Enthusiast
Lisa M. Scotto - Director of Strategic Partnerships and Insights, Advertising Age
Kim Thacker - Tap Enthusiast and Pharmaceutical Executive
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Brenda Bufalino - ATDF Artistic Mentor
Hoagy B. Carmichael - Producer
the late Charles "Honi" Coles
the late Gregory Hines
the late Bobby Short
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, The 42nd Street Fund, the Tsunami Foundation - Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. and Family, the Heckscher Foundation for Children, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Shubert Foundation, Capezio Ballet Makers, and numerous individuals, friends and families.