Williston Park, NY Tap Dance Lessons
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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.
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I will teach you the basics of tap dance, so you get to learn the vocabulary to advance fast. We will work on shifting the weight, moving steps and swing
He is a 2-time recipient of the VanDenEnde Foundation scholarship grant and a recipient of the EMIA Summer Award of Merit & Talent Scholarship.
He attended the Ailey Summer intensive and EMIA summer intensive, and studied at the Ailey school where he completed the independent study. He has performed works by a range of choreographers including Troy Powell, Anthony van Laast, Bob Fosse, Pearl Primus, Abdel Salaam. Victorius has danced background for recording artist Lisa Lisa, Danced in Saturday Night the Musical (NL).
In 2015 he performed in Santiago de Cuba at the FinDance Festi
Victorius is also an arts in education teacher and has taught for EM Techniques, Arts to Grow and the Lucia Marthas Academy, in the styles ballet, hip hop, jazz, Tap, Afro-Caribbean and contemporary. He joined the Teaching Artist Roster of AIley’s Arts in Education and Community Programs in 2016
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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 with me. 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!
My performance credits include Thomas Marek's show NOLA, the sound art/tap performance Homöostep, the Tap Ahead Festival, and Daniel Luka's T.A.P. My current main project is Neosole, which explores tap as a music instrument, as a full member of the rhythm section, not just soloing as a gimmick on top of the music, but being fully integrated, comping and providing a foundation for the musical context.
I have been invited to teach at renowned facilities such as tanzhaus nrw, tap club, and Rebeltanz, and to be a tap dancer in residence at Thomas Marek's Studio Footprints.
My artistic works have been featured in publications such as Average Art, The Tap Love Tour Podcast, What Moves You, and Not Random Art.
I first started tap dancing at the age of 10 under the direction of my Mom.
I consider myself a musician, and the tap shoes are my instrument. My style is deeply rooted in the aesthetic of jazz music and heavily shaped by playing in numerous jam sessions around Europe and New York City, however, my art transcends the boundaries of genres. It is merely a tool to create the most genuine and sophisticated expression possible. A catalyst to explore art as an extension of the human experience.
I call myself a tap dance musician because neither dance nor music could exist without the other. However, I don't move to look a certain way, I move to sound a certain way.
I am currently immersed in the Theatrical Dance world, and would love to help you learn all about it! Tap is all about ankle and weight control, and can be fun--and challenging--for anyone. I will teach you a combo, and give you feedback as we strengthen both your tap technique and your interpretation of choreography.
I've been dancing for nearly 20 years, singing for nearly 15, and have lots of experience taking those talents out into the real world. If you're looking for training in the DANCE world (ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, theatre) or the VOCAL world (musical theatre, classical, pop/rock, or jazz) -- I'm the girl for you. I am a spitfire, and a smart coach who simply loves to teach. Let's have some serious fun together, shall we?
I have tap danced for more than 20 years. Creating rhythms with your feet is an awesome feeling.
I teach students of all experience levels and in all styles of dance. I work with the student to give them exactly what they need to accomplish their goals. My lessons focus on technique, creativity and retention of movement vocabulary. We spend time warming up, learning various exercises and composing them together into choreography. I also have experience teaching dance to children with special needs.
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That’s what we will work on ...
Beginning for fun, exercise or to try something new?
Yes yes yes
let’s get together and dance!
Ballet Tap Jazz Modern
Social Dancing / Swing
Choreography for any event ... like
weddings, theater, vocal performances
All Ages and Abilities
All technique levels ...
beginning - advanced
Specializing in giving
beginners a quick-start!
Dance, fitness, healthy living...
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No pressure, fun, friendly lessons with an experienced instructor. I have worked with all ages and ability levels. Brand new or looking for a refresher course? Need a great dance routine for an event?
Have a special song you want choreography to go with?
I’m open to all requests.
Students of all levels are welcome.
I’m happy to chat with prospective students and families to see if we are a good match or can send you in the right direction. Don’t hesitate to contact me all questions are welcome.
Special: Dance Student Consultations - helping parents make wise choices in planning their dancer’s local path without bias. These are a three part consultation consisting of an interview, review of a recorded performance and a one on one dance lesson with the st
Thinking of moving studios? Becoming more serious about dance as a possible career? Looking for the right summer program for your dancer? At a dance student consultation I can help you think through these all important decisions. $125 one time fee
I have been learning Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Clogging dance styles since I was 5 years old, and have 2 years of studio teaching experience with Ballet and Jazz. Tap is really my specialty-- I am able to teach beginner to advanced students and absolutely love the style. Tap has always been my favorite, and it's quickly dying. With tap, you will really begin to understand rhythms and complicated foot patterns, as well as terminology and technique.
In class, I am to promote healthy habits and technique (this is VERY important to me), develop a familiarization with dance terminology and vocabulary, and most importantly, make sure students are engaged and having FUN!
I'm happy to travel to you or any location you have in mind-- I currently do not have a studio space of my ow
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TipToeTash will develop your confidence and comfortablility with your movement and your body.
Through our instructed dancing and movements, you will grow and discover more about yourself than you have before.
At TipToeTash, we also specialize in toddlers and young kids.
All dances will be tailored to each individual/group.
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