Tap has evolved as an American dance form, popularised throughout the world, with debate about its origins coming from African dance, Irish dance and/or clog dancing. The dancer uses their feet to strike the floor, beating out different rhythms, with dancers wearing tap shoes which have small metal plates on the toe and heel to give the distinctive sound. Tap dance is a theatrical art form often seen on stage in musicals.
|Requirements for the Free Time step Section in Advanced 1 Tap
Clarifying information can be found here
Vocational Graded Examinations and QUEST (August 2019)
Licentiate and Fellowship Entry and Requirements
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|Tap Dance Syllabus Outline
Download the Tap Dance syllabus outline from the theatre dance syllabus page.
|TAP CHALLENGE 2020
The Tap Challenge is back for 2020! Save the date - Sunday 7 June.
For entry details head to our events calendar page.
|ISTD dancewear for the Tap Dance Faculty is available for dance teachers and schools to purchase through International Dance Supplies.
To open an account, or shop now if you already have an IDS account, call +44 (0)1626 36 3232 or visit www.ids.co.uk.
A Tap demonstration by Eilidh Ross and two ISTD students at Move It 2015.
A film produced by Deborah Foote and Sue Passmore.
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