(below) A Minute of News with Holly Rhatigan

TAP FROM THE MOVIES 

Watch the clips—learn the steps!

Intermediate level workshop features combinations from the movies of Fred Astaire and Eleanor Powell, The Nicholas Brothers, Ruby Keeler, and Bill Robinson and Shirley Temple.

 

TIME STEP WORKSHOP 

Can’t even do the Time Step!

Makes even the Time Step look good!

That’s the best and worst that can be said of a tap dancer. Single, Double, Triple, Traveling, or Kick — it’s time to tune up your Time Step.

 

WALTZ RHYTHM WORKSHOP 

From the Waltz Clog to Strauss, the lilting, swinging rhythm of three-quarter time is intriguing to tap dancers, seeming to be be both fast and slow.

 

LATIN RHYTHMS WORKSHOP

Explore the Afro-Cuban clave rhythm in the Charleston and the Conga, learn polyrhythm combinations for tap Tango, Rumba, Merengue and Samba.

 

SYNCHRONIZE AND SYNCOPATE 

A scientific approach to the universal appeal of rhythm, featuring material from the Everett Dance Theater Brain Café. If you can clap and count, you can rhyme in time!