September 2015

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ATDF Youth Program in action!
Fall Adult Program 

September 14 - June 24
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Michela Marino-Lerman
6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Toni Noblett
7:30 - 8:30, Absolute Beginner w/ Michela Marino-Lerman
12:00 - 1:00, Absolute Beginner w/ Gabe Winns 
6:15 - 7:30, Slow Intermediate w/ Lynn Schwab
6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Felipe Galganni
6:15 - 7:30, Beginner w/ Asha Griffith
6:15 - 7:30, Advanced Beginner w/ Barbara Duffy
6:15 - 7:30, Fast Beginner w/ Courtney Runft

5:15 - 6:30, Fast Beginner w/ Claudia Rahardjanoto

$9     New Students 1st Class
$18   Single Class
$80   5 Class Card
$140 10 Class Card
$180 15 Class Card
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher St. #2B
New York, NY 10014
and pay before you come!



Youth Program Open Houses


Does your child need a creative outlet for all of his/her energy? Tap dance is where the action is! 


Come join in a mini sample class, meet our faculty and watch some great tappers in action!


We have a week of open houses in September:


Tuesday, September 8      4-5pm

Wednesday, September 9  4-5pm

Thursday, September 10    4-5pm

Friday, September 11        4-5pm

Saturday, September 12    11-1pm

Sunday, September 13      11-1pm


Fall classes begin Monday, September 14th! Register for classes today! 




Space is limited, so please RSVP:

Save the Dates 

The Best of the New York City Tap Festival

Sunday, December 6 - Holiday Showcase

Adult Program Repertory Classes


Do you want to learn entire pieces of choreography? These are the classes for you! It is recommended that you also take a companion technique class in addition to the rep class.


Intermediate Repertory


Tuesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 w/ Lynn Schwab


Session 1: September 15 - December 15

Cost: $224


Session 2: January 5 - June 21 

Cost: $384


Advanced Beginner Repertory


Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00 w/ Barbara Duffy


Session 1: September 16 - December 16

(no class Nov 25)

Cost: $208


Session 2: January 6 - June 22

Cost: $400


Beginner Repertory 


Thursdays, 6:15 - 7:45 w/ Susan Hebach


Session 1: September 17 - December 17

Cost: $208


Session 2: January 7 - June 23

Cost: $400


To register, please call 646.230.9564 or arrive at least 20 minutes before the first class.

Brenda Bufalino Classes


Advanced Technique & Repertory


Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00pm


September 16 - October 7 (4 weeks)


Cost: $30/single class, $100 4 class card




To register, please arrive 15-20 minutes early!

Tap City on Tour 

The Best of the New York City Tap Festival

Led by celebrated tap dancer, director, and producer Tony Waag, the cast includes Kazu Kumagai (the Gregory Hines of Japan), Felipe Galganni (Brazil), Max Pollak (Rumba Tap), Karen Calaway Williams (Riverdance), and a brilliant roster of performers who have been featured in the New York City Tap Festival since its inception in 2001.

"Makes New York the center of the tap-dance universe!"
- The Daily News
 "A vindication, a triumph, a knockout show!"
- The New York Times

WHEN: Friday, October 2 at 8pm

WHERE: On Stage at Kingsborough
Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard (cross street: Oxford), Brooklyn, NY

MORE INFO & TICKETS: On Stage At Kingsborough
ATDF Youth Program

For more pictures of ATDF performances and events including Tap City 2015, please visit: Flickr!
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 with the who, what, where, and when by the 25th of the month prior to your event. 
Dixon Place Presents: 
Hank Smith's  The Story of Tap, 2015
Guests - Loretta Abbott, Max Pollak and Kazu Kumagai
Piano - Kuni Mikami
When: Saturday, October 3, 2015  7:30pm
Where:  Dixon Place; 161A Chrystie Street (Btwn Rivington & Delancey)
Tickets:  $12 in advance, $15 at the door, $10 students/seniors

American Tap Dance Foundation
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Susan Hebach - ATDF Youth Program/TCYE Director
Courtney Runft - ATDF Education Associate/Registrar
Margaret Morrison - ATDF Education Advisor  
Mark Kellogg - Design
Morgan McMahon - Social Marketing 
Board of Directors 
Tony Waag - ATDF Artistic/Executive Director
Debra Beard - ATDF Board Chair
Mercedes Ellington
David Guilmette
Constance Valis Hill Ph.D.
Maurice Hines
Bianca Kodzoman
Pamela Koslow Hines
Nancy Kremsdorf
Erica Marks Panush
Cynthia J. Roush
Lisa M. Scotto
Randy Skinner
Kim Thacker 


Emeritus Board
Brenda Bufalino
Hoagy B. Carmichael
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: the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, the Tsunami Foundation - Anson and Debra Beard, Jr. and Family, and numerous individuals, friends and families. 




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