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TAP INTENSIVE - (Dancers ages 10 and older)

EPAC’s Summer Tap Dance Intensive is a unique and exciting one week program designed for dancers age 10 or older with prior tap dance experience. Dancers will be challenged as they learn new technique, choreography, music making skills, and tap dance history. Dancers will co-create an original piece of music and group choreography with guidance from Intensive faculty Andrew Nemr (link to bio, tap dance) and Justin Nielsen (music making). Dancers will showcase their creation during an informal showing at EPAC Studios at the end of the week.

About Andrew:
Mentored by Gregory Hines, Andrew is an internationally known tap dance artist. He is a TED Fellow, the subject of the documentary film Identity: The Andrew Nemr Story, and hosts the weekly podcast Talking Notes. He is the co-founder of the Tap Legacy Foundation, Inc, (along with Hines), an organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the art of tap dance. Andrew loves sharing his joy for tap dance with dancers of all ages and levels!

About Justin Nielsen:
A professional jazz pianist and composer Justin has recorded numerous albums and toured internationally. Founder of ArtsWest Academy, a private school for young performing artists, Justin is now the force behind Sing Music Academy, a mentorship program for musically gifted songwriters and jazz musicians ages 8 - 18. His greatest joy is drawing out the music that lives inside each of his students!

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to push yourself to new heights and improve your skills in a supportive and encouraging environment. Sign up now and take part in this one-of-a-kind experience!


August 5 - 9, 2024


10:00am - 11:00pm - Warm Up and Technique

11:00am - 12:00pm - Music Making

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch and Tap Dance History

1:00pm - 3:00pm - Choreography


One Week Tap Intensive: $600.00

If you sign up and pay in full by April 30th, you receive a 10% discount. If you are a new student to EPAC there is a $50 registration fee. Tap intensive must have a minimum of 7 students to be held. No refunds* are issued if you withdraw after June 1st.

Full tuition is due on the first day of the program.

*In the case we do not have 7 students and you have pre-paid, you will receive a full refund.