The rhythm and movement of tap, created by the metal taps on the heels and toes of a dancer’s shoes, transforms the dancer into a percussive musician. Tap dance emphasizes the flow of movement by teaching the dancer to find rhythms and beats not only in music but also in their own bodies.
Students are also provided with the option of entering exams through the Australian Teachers of Dance (ATOD).
Petite Tap – Prep – 8 years
Tap 2 – 9 years – 11 years
Tap 3 & 4 -12 years +
Advanced Tap – by invitation only (experienced 16 years +)
Please Note: Students 12 years + who wish to do ATOD Tap exams should attend the specialised Exam Tap class in order to learn the exam syllabus required.
Uniform: Black or purple leotard or t-shirt + black or purple shorts or pants/leggings OR skirt and tights.
Hair: hair secured off face e.g. bun or ponytail.
Shoes: tan tap shoes.
NOTE: Aspect Motion School of Dance branded dancewear can be purchased from the studio and is optional.