Class Descriptions

Advanced Tap Intensive- $150

Want to sharpen your skills, learn choreography, and push yourself to the next level? Sign up for 2 days of intensive learning with Elizabeth Burke. Audition required. 

Adult Classes- $35/each

We have a wide range of adult classes that are designed to move at a slower pace for adult learners. Sign up for the level that's right for you and experience classes designed especially for adults.

Little Dancers- $30/each

Are you new to tap festivals? Want to try a class with world class teachers? These entry classes are1 hour long and designed for younger dancers who aren't quite ready for the intensity and fast pace of our regular master classes. Age range 6-10. Level: Tap1- Tap 2

Classes-  $35/each

    Beginner- For a newer dancer with some understanding of tap dance. 1-2 years experience recommended.

    Beg/Int- Dancers with 2-3 years of experience recommended.

    Intermediate- 3-4 years of experience with tap dancing and some understanding of rhythm tap.

    Int/Adv- 4+ years of experience with a solid understanding of rhythm tap.

    Advanced- 5+ years will high stamina, experience with rhythm tap, and ready for a challenge.

Improv- $35

Tap Dancing isn't just about choreography. Improve your Improv skills in these classes run by various artists, including Gene Medler.

Drumming- $35

Experience a drumming class with Nicholas Van Young. Learn about rhythms and making music.

Slides- $35

Learn the art of slides with Derick Grant. Improve your technique and challenge yourself.

Latin Rhythms- $35

Led by Charles Renato, this class will appeal to all levels and ages. While this class moves fast, it is a wonderful way to challenge yourself and try a new style. High Energy!

Yoga for Dancers- $35

Want a place to relax, stretch, and take care of your dancer body? Learn techniques for self-care. This workshop will be led by Samantha Hellberg. Check out her website:

Tap History-$35

This workshop is led by Dianne Walker and will give an overview of tap history from the experiences of Lady Di.

Panel Discussion- $35

Have questions about what it's like to be a professional dancer? Want to understand the ins and outs of running your own company? This will be an open forum to ask questions from our panel of professional tap dancers.

Student Showcase- $35

Have a solo you want critiqued? Perform it in front of 4 of our faculty and get valuable feedback to continue improving your craft. Limited to 20 dancers, split into 2 rooms.

"The Greatest Tap Show Ever!"- $35/ticket

Enjoy an intimate performance at the Carrboro Artscenter. All 8 faculty members will perform with a live jazz band. This performance is not to be missed! We sell out every year, so be sure to book tickets early.


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Observations- $10/each

Anyone can observe a class. We reserve 10 spots for in each master class for observers. As an observer you cannot participate in the class, simply watch and learn. All observers must be registered in advance.