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Jessica A.

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New York, NY
Starting at $100
  • Dance from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jessica A.

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I have been teaching dance professionally for the past seven years and I have had a career in musical theatre for the past twelve years. I specialize in Tap, Theatre Dance, and Ballet. All ages and all levels are welcome! Each lesson is customized and catered to the students' specific needs. I am full of energy and passion and want my students to learn while also having fun. Let's dance!

About Jessica

I am a professional dancer who has been working in the industry for the past twelve years. I have worked around the country performing in many different musicals. Some of my favorite theatre credits include Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 42nd Street, and The Will Rogers Follies! I graduated w

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Conrad
Jessica is a awesome instructor. She’s great at establishing a balance of encouraging you while also trying to push you to better yourself as a dancer. I highly recommend working with her!
Jess
Jessica is a superb teacher. Whether it is ballet, tap or jazz ,she uses her technique and knowledge to give the foundation a dancer needs. She also brings a joy of learning to her students through her passion as a teacher. With her vast knowledge of dance styles and working with all ages and levels, any child would be lucky to learn from Jessica, who is one of the best out there.
Lani
I had not taken a dance class in over 30 years so I was a little nervous about my first class back. Jessica immediately made me feel at ease - she was very clear and precise in explaining the basic steps and my confidence was restored! Her class is challenging yet a lot of fun! I would highly recommend her for children as well as adults.
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Carolyn M.

39 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $150
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
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Carolyn M.

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Interested in dance lessons? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. With years of extensive dance training, she's had the opportunity to perform the original Broadway choreography in several major productions she has been a part of, her favorite being the tap spectacular "42nd Street." As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

About Carolyn

Born and raised on Long Island, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where

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Paul H.
i have been working with Carolyn for the past couple of years and she is excellent. Clearly very skilled and a very experienced teacher. Very patient as well, especially when I have not had much time to practice. She totally understands I have work commitments that take priority.
I enjoy every lesson and I am so pleased that I can pick up music scores and play with confidence. I thoroughly enjoy each class.
Paloma
Excellent!
Amy G.
Carolyn is an incredible teacher and a fantastic role model. Her encouragement, patience, skill and attention to detail has resulted in my daughter having learned (and continuing to learn) more than we could have ever imagined musically (voice/piano), and about performing on stage. Being Carolyn's student has also resulted in our daughter having more self confidence and higher self esteem. Carolyn brings out the best in her students and the dedication that she has for them is unparalleled. It has been a joy to watch our daughter grow as a musician under Carolyn's instruction.

Sandra K.

New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra K.

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My specialty is teaching tap as a musical instrument. For me, the movement serves the sound rather than a visual effect. No matter if you're a beginning, intermediate or advanced student, you will discover the potential of the human body to help internalize musical concepts such as phrasing, form, improvisation, and self-expression, as well as gain organic access to complex musical structures. Whether your focus is on building tap dance skills, seeking to connect body and mind in a profound and musical way, or are a musician who wants to become more connected and physically involved with the groove within - you are in the right place! The tap steps are merely tools to access your unique voice. My tap lessons combine technique, improvisation, and combinations with mindfulness, breathing, and body awareness exercises. Find the groove that is within you!

About Sandra

Hi! My name is Sandra, and I'm an internationally performing and teaching tap dance artist/tap percussionist. I have performed in notable events and venues such as Thomas Marek's show NOLA, the Tap Dance Days festival, Swiss Tap Days, Düsseldorf Photo Weekend, Symphony Space, LaGuardia PAC, Ju

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Erika S.

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Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
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Erika S.

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I am friendly and know a lot about my craft..I also play cool music that will want to make u dance

About Erika

Erika is multi-platinum award winning choreographer in Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop. After graduating from Brentwood High School on Long Island, New York, Erika moved to Philadelphia where she received her BFA in Dance Education from the University of the Arts. Erika continues her dance education yearl

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Leila M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Young Alumni Commissioning Project Grant from George Mason University
  • BFA Dance Performance from George Mason University
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Leila M.

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Online Tap Dance Teacher

As a teacher of 10 years and a performer of 18 years, I bring a knowledge and depth of experience to ensure you have the best training possible. I cater to student needs and work to bring the best out of every student that comes through my class. I can't wait to meet you. Let's move!

About Leila

I'm a NY-based performer, choreographer, and educator. In 2018 I graduated with a BFA in Dance Performance from George Mason University. As a teacher, I work with diverse populations and cater each program to fit the needs of my students. I have taught in public and private schools throughout T

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Kayla
Working with Leila is a supportive and inspiring experience ! Her expertise in the history of dance provides excellent context for modern technique. You’re guaranteed a great time in Leila’s class.
Matthew E
Awesome teacher who is extremely engaging, creative, and great with kids!!!
Anna
Leila is an incredibly gifted instructor. She is thoughtful, kind, and her classes are always a lot of fun.

Definitely take a class with her!
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Carolyn M.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
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Carolyn M.

40 Reviews
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Online Tap Dance Teacher

Interested in dance lessons? Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where she majored in musical theater with an emphasis in directing. With years of extensive dance training, she's had the opportunity to perform the original Broadway choreography in several major productions she has been a part of, her favorite being the tap spectacular "42nd Street." As an award winning choreographer, her pieces have been recognized nationally at dance competitions across the country.

About Carolyn

Born and raised on Long Island, Carolyn began working professionally at 8 years old and has since appeared on stage, in national commercials, recorded voiceovers, and booked principal roles in both film and television. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011 from the Boston Conservatory, where

Recent Reviews
Paul H.
i have been working with Carolyn for the past couple of years and she is excellent. Clearly very skilled and a very experienced teacher. Very patient as well, especially when I have not had much time to practice. She totally understands I have work commitments that take priority.
I enjoy every lesson and I am so pleased that I can pick up music scores and play with confidence. I thoroughly enjoy each class.
Paloma
Excellent!
Amy G.
Carolyn is an incredible teacher and a fantastic role model. Her encouragement, patience, skill and attention to detail has resulted in my daughter having learned (and continuing to learn) more than we could have ever imagined musically (voice/piano), and about performing on stage. Being Carolyn's student has also resulted in our daughter having more self confidence and higher self esteem. Carolyn brings out the best in her students and the dedication that she has for them is unparalleled. It has been a joy to watch our daughter grow as a musician under Carolyn's instruction.

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Average Cost of Tap Dance Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute tap dance lessons in New York is $99. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $150 per hour.
30 min
$49 average
45 min
$66 average
60 min
$99 average

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"Jordan is such a great teacher! In only 5 lessons I’ve learned so much more than I ever did previous classes. Can’t wait to learn and grow more with her!"
Madison
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Chrystie was great! She was very enthusiastic, engaging, and nice mix of elementary information but also introducing my 6yo daughter to some more complicated steps and even a routine based on a fun Disney song!"
Sarah
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Great first time tapping at 72, Carolyn was great"
David
Took Tap Dance lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Learning new steps every week"
Lee
Took Tap Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"My little just started dancing because her big sister dances. She is a shy one but warmed up to Miss Chrystie and loves tapping with her. She plays music that she loves and is helping her learn how to tap dance in a fun way!"
Stephanie
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"I am a beginner, so Jessica did an amazing job at breaking down the basics for me while still making things fun. I learned so much in just a short amount of time in Jessica’s class - she’s the best!"
Simon
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jessica A.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons online from Jordan for a couple of months now and she is FANTASTIC! We would definitely recommend her!"
Jodi
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Jordan is very knowledgeable. She is very quick to catch and correct my mistakes."
Nicholas
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"She is awesome. Patient and thorough"
Cara
Took Tap Dance lessons from Carissa M.
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"Carolyn was excellent she's professional she was fun... she wanted to get to know the kids that she was teaching so that she can instruct them properly!!! The kids learned a lot and are ready to take another lesson! Best tap classes ever!!!"
Barb
Took Tap Dance lessons from Carolyn M.
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