Adult Tap


Tap classes meet for 55 minutes weekly.  Style, rhythm, and strong technique are emphasized for all levels.  Classes consist of a warm-up, center floor work, across the floor combinations, & choreographed routines.  Both Broadway Style and Rhythm Tap are taught.​ 
Adult Intermediate/Advanced Tap (ages 18 & up)
This class is for the more experienced dancer, who has several years of tap technique training. Students in this class range from their 20's to their 60's.  Must be able to do double buffalos, time steps, paradiddle patterns, drawbacks and shuffle patterns of various intricacies. Instructor:  Miss Essie
Classes meet for the entire dance season (Sept.-May) and will perform one dance in both productions of our annual recital (optional).
Adult Introduction/Beginner Tap (ages 18 and up)
Have you always wanted to try tap dancing but think you missed the boat?  Come by for a free trial class on Tuesdays at 6:45pm.

Dress Code:



Comfortable athletic clothing, Black full-sole tap shoes, Capezio CG19 or comparible.


Most items are available for purchase through DDC's Store. 

Fall 2018-2019

Adult Dance Schedule: 

Adult Intro/ Advanced Beginner 

Tuesday 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Teacher: Miss Erin

Adult Intermediate Tap

Tuesday 6:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Teacher: Miss Essie

​Doreen's Dance Center

711 Middletown Road, (Rt 16 @ Rt 149)

​Colchester, CT 06415

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Discount Dance Supply Studio Code:  TP25087