TAP FOR THE OVER FIFTIES AND FABULOUS
Learn to Tap dance, get fit gently, have fun and get Tapping!
Beginners Tap class set to the sounds of the Big Band era, Musicals and the crooners such as Frank Sinatra, Bobby Daron, Michael Buble, Dean Martin and Doris Day, to name but a few.
Learn the basics of tap moves such as Toe Taps, Heel Taps, Shuffles, Flaps, Step Ball Change, Stomps and Stamps, and master the infamous time step!
Each class begins with a gentle tap warm up. Chairs can be used for balance if required.
Master a new Tap Step every week to great music and learn 2 Tap routines per course, one to music from the musicals and one from the Classics.
Learn to Tap dance, get fit gently, have fun and get Tapping!!!!
Course Day & Time: Tuesday evening 8.30 – 9.30
Start Date: 21/09/21
Course Format: In class with tutor
Duration: 10 weeks
Tap Shoes: Tap shoes are preferable but good comfortable flat or block heel shoes with no rubber soles can be worn. Tap shoes can be purchased from Euro 20 – 25 from Danceworld.ie, movedance.com.
Tutor: FIONA BURROWS
Fiona began dancing at the age of 7.
Under the tuition and direction of her Mother, a Royaletter from the Theatre Royal in Dublin, together they ran a Dance and Theatre school for children and adults.
Fiona choreographed professional shows for John Player Tops of the Town and won several awards for choreography for West Side Story, Up On Your Toes and Tops of the Town 1988.
Fiona has danced professionally in The Gaiety and Olympia Theatre Dublin playing lead roles as “ Anita “ in West Side Story, “Azuri” in The Desert Song with the R & R and performed with Russ Abbott, Bruce Forsyth and other celebrities in The Berkley Square Ball in London for HRH Prince Edward. She also danced as a member of the Dublin Dance Theatre of Ireland.
She appeared in several Caberet venues such as Clontarf Castle, Braemor Rooms and Jurys Dublin with Irish performers including Daniel O Donnell.
“ My passion has always been music, dance and performance and to share this and teach other people to experience and enjoy it too fills me with joy! Everybody can dance……..you just need the right teacher!!!!