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Tap I & II

Tap I & II

  • Wednesdays, September 12-December 12 (no class 11/21) • $180/12 wks • Instructor: Kate Whalen

    Level I: 5:30-6:30 pm

    Level II: 6:35-7:35 pm

  • Chase Studio, 1st floor of FlynnSpace Map It

  • Please note: Online registration requires payment in full. To request a scholarship or payment plan, please fill out This online form or call 802-652-4537.

    No class November 21

    The FlynnArts Community Dance Showcase will be held Monday, December 17 at 6:30 pm on the MainStage. Free and open to the public.

  • Limit: 18

Drop-in students are welcome when classes are not full, but classes regularly fill with registered students, so we recommend signing up in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tap is an exciting and challenging art form that developed out of African polyrhythms in America’s Jazz Age. We teach a combination of “hoofing,” or rhythm tap as well as elements of classic and Broadway-style tap. Level II tackles more complex rhythms and choreography. Tap shoes required. To request a subsidy email the FlynnArts Manager or call 802-652-4537.

FlynnArts Faculty

KATE WHALEN is a dance teacher, choreographer, and performer whose work has been seen on the Flynn stage over 20 times, including choreography for Lyric Theatre’s Peter Pan, and starring roles as Belle in Beauty and the Beast, and Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. She trained at Spotlight on Dance, the Movement Center, Steps on Broadway, and with Lisa Hopkins at the Flynn Center. Kate also choreographs for the Miss Vermont Scholarship Organization, and has been teaching tap and ballet to students of all ages since 2006.

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
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