Rhythm Tap and Percussive Movement

$200.00

Rhythm Tap and Percussive Movement:
This class will introduce students to the joys of making music with your feet!  Students will become familiar with jazz music and swing rhythms, will learn basic tap dance steps and will explore body-music connections through percussive dance.  Young dancers will be given opportunities to play and create rhythms through improv games and will be introduced to people who made significant contributions to jazz music and tap dance.
Teacher bio:
Brooklyn-based dancer and educator Suzannah Taylor has worked in theaters, classrooms and communities around the world. She has performed in shows at the Lucille Lortel Theater, Symphony Space, Don’t Tell Mama’s, Tap It Out-Times Square, and with numerous touring companies and regional theaters. Her work as an educator has taken her to classrooms in Mali, West Africa and across NYC.  She currently works with newcomer teens at a high school in Brooklyn. Suzannah is committed to nurturing creativity, expression and self-awareness in students of all ages. She is grateful to her own teacher and mentor Barbara Duffy.

Saturdays / 4:30-5:30pm

March 23, 30, April 6, 13, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

Cost: $200 (10 classes)

Location: EZRAGUITAR Studio / 785 Coney Island Avenue btw Cortelyou and Dorchester Roads

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Rhythm Tap and Percussive Movement:
This class will introduce students to the joys of making music with your feet!  Students will become familiar with jazz music and swing rhythms, will learn basic tap dance steps and will explore body-music connections through percussive dance.  Young dancers will be given opportunities to play and create rhythms through improv games and will be introduced to people who made significant contributions to jazz music and tap dance.
Teacher bio:
Brooklyn-based dancer and educator Suzannah Taylor has worked in theaters, classrooms and communities around the world. She has performed in shows at the Lucille Lortel Theater, Symphony Space, Don’t Tell Mama’s, Tap It Out-Times Square, and with numerous touring companies and regional theaters. Her work as an educator has taken her to classrooms in Mali, West Africa and across NYC.  She currently works with newcomer teens at a high school in Brooklyn. Suzannah is committed to nurturing creativity, expression and self-awareness in students of all ages. She is grateful to her own teacher and mentor Barbara Duffy.

Saturdays / 4:30-5:30pm / March 23, 30, April 6, 13, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15 / Cost: $200 (10 classes) / Location: EZRAGUITAR Studio / 785 Coney Island Avenue btw Cortelyou and Dorchester Roads

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