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Megan S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Megan S.

9 Reviews
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My tap dance lessons will be tailored to you. Let me know what your goals are and what your motivation is for taking these dance lessons, and I will do my best to help you reach those goals. I have been extensively trained and have had several years of experience teaching many styles of dance - Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Scottish Highland, and Ballroom (including International and American styles). However, due to the current pandemic and availability of space, I am only teaching Tap dance right now. I have worked in dance studios for several years and was able to teach a couple of beginning and intermediate social dance courses at Brigham Young University as a student instructor as well. I am passionate about all things dance and am excited to go on this journey with you.

About Megan

I have been taking dance classes since I was five years old, and I am now thirty-four. That's a long time. I got my first teaching gig at fourteen. I have studied ballet, tap, jazz, Scottish Highland, and ballroom dancing. I worked as a dance teacher at MacKinnon Dance Academy and Jill Johnson's Da

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It was fun!
Diana M.
Megan is a great teacher. She is patient and understanding of the learning process! I highly recommend her!
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Carolyn M.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $150
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carolyn M.

45 Reviews
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Private 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 in New York, 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. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

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Michael
Carolyn has and is exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. Like me, her interests in the performing arts are broad. I felt both excited and comfortable with her. She is professional and easy to talk to. I can sense strongly that Carolyn is full of love and compassion. I am so excited for the next lesson! Here's to the new horizon and everything in between! :) Thank you Carolyn for reassuring me that my decision to switch careers was a wise decision indeed. Dance forward.
William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.
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Mel S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mel S.

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I am a fun and versatile teacher bringing my classical training and extensive experience to create a bespoke experience in a current world. Offering extensive knowledge of all main dance genres and able to bridge many of them together through up and coming classes and workshops designed to express an individual’s creative nature while instilling a strong foundation in technique and etiquette.

About Mel

I am native from New Hampshire and have been dancing for 18 years. My training and experience has included Alvin Ailey Summer intensive, Joffrey Ballet School, and consistent training at The Jeannette Neill Dance Studio in Boston, MA. I have also been a part of professional groups such as Boston Co

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Tanya A.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Honors BA-FPA Theatre from Saint Louis University
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Tanya A.

18 Reviews
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Online Tap Dance Teacher

Kids and beginner adults

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Keeps my child interested and excited about the next lesson.
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Carolyn M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BFA Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory
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Carolyn M.

48 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 in New York, 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. A graduate of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music (BFA Musical Thea

Recent Reviews
Michael
Carolyn has and is exactly what I was looking for in a voice coach. Like me, her interests in the performing arts are broad. I felt both excited and comfortable with her. She is professional and easy to talk to. I can sense strongly that Carolyn is full of love and compassion. I am so excited for the next lesson! Here's to the new horizon and everything in between! :) Thank you Carolyn for reassuring me that my decision to switch careers was a wise decision indeed. Dance forward.
William K.
could not have been a better start to my lessons!
Rick R.
My first lesson with Carolyn was very positive. She quickly assessed where I was and started from that point so we didn't waste time. She showed great passion for songwriting and a genuine interest in my development.
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Jessica A.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Dance from The Boston Conservatory
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Jessica A.

14 Reviews
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Online Tap Dance Teacher

I have been teaching dance professionally for the past ten 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 fifteen 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

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Grace (Katherine) S.
She’s very attentive and pays close attention to detail. She also offers great feedback and helps you move forward.
Gianna J.
If you are looking to get back into ballet I would highly recommend Jessica. She is truly outstanding and skilled in knowing how to safely strengthen and build back ballet skills. She is patient, listens and works with each individual students needs. I can't say enough about how she is transforming me into a dancer and I am not a young person. If you want to dance, Jessica will not disappoint, she will raise the bar and push you to new heights. I study 3 to 4 days per week and I highly recommend this dance instructor. Zoom works great!
Gianna J.
Thanks Jessica, you are giving me so much confidence! I appreciate your help!

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Average Cost of Tap Dance Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute tap dance lessons in Portland is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $92 per hour.
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"I LOVE TAHIRAH ! One of the greatest tap teachers ever!"
Jessy
Took Tap Dance lessons from Tahirah C.
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"Very patient and nice. Thank you."
Gretchen
Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"My daughter had her first lesson today with Jordan and she is so sweet and knows her stuff! Thanks Jordan!"
Jocelyn
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Love taking tap with Kristen! What I love about her is that she meets you where you need to be met and change her approach to teaching a step or skill so that it makes sense to you. If you are an adult beginner, she makes everything really assessable- especially if you don’t have any dance experience. You might go into your first lesson or class nervous, but by the end you’ll have learned how to tap and feel at ease and excited for your next class! Her class is the highlight of my week!"
Winnie
Took Tap Dance lessons from Kristen J.
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"Very talented and crafted lessons for a complete beginner / non-dancer."
J.
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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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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"Love taking tap classes with Ms. Laura! She teaches all levels, she is very patience with new beginners and can be very challenging for intermediate & advance level students. You HAVE to come check out Ms. Laura’s class at least once then you’ll love it and be glad that you found a such great instructor!!!"
Janet
Took Tap Dance lessons from Laura M.
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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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"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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"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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