Tap and Modern can be studied together in one session or separately. Pupils study N.A.T.D Modern Stage for Examination purposes but are also taught from a variety of other syllabi in order to benefit from a range of styles.
Tap classes follow the N.A.T.D. stage branch tap syllabus which takes its roots from the American style of tap dancing. The focus is on rhythm and musicality. It is an intricate subject that relies on dancers creating catchy rhythms with their feet. A significant amount of class time is spent on rhythmic understanding and perfecting various steps.
Tap lessons follow the Stage branch of the N.A.T.D, which takes its roots from the American style of tap dancing.
Exams can be taken up to teacher qualification along with Junior and Senior Medals. Pupils are encouraged to participate in many different kinds of shows with ARTS to attain stage and performance experience.
Suitable for ages 7-8yrs
Saturday 9.45-11.00am or 12.15-1.15pm
Suitable for ages 9-10yrs
Suitable for ages 11-12yrs
Suitable for ages 12-13yrs
Suitable for ages 14-15yrs
Suitable for ages 15-16yrs
Suitable for ages 16+
Suitable for advanced level