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Occurs on Wednesday February 1 2023

Approximate running time: 1 hour


Hat Academy - Dance Studio A
295 Charlotte Street
2nd Floor
Sydney NS B1P 1C6

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Beginner Tap Dance with Cynthia Vokey

Ready to unleash your inner Fred Astaire?

Brush off your tap shoes with this new course designed for people who are tap-curious with no experience necessary. Beginner adult dancers are encouraged to try this 8-week course and get their feet wet while having fun. Tap through the basics with Cynthia Vokey and take on one of the most fun and unique dance styles to come out of the 20th century. It’ll be fun, low-pressure, and will hopefully get you out of your comfort zone. No experience necessary, although some previous beginner tap is encouraged. Participants must be 16 years of age or older. Tap shoes recommended (not provided).

Classes for Beginner Tap Dance will run on Wednesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30PM starting February 1st, 2023 and running for 8 consecutive weeks.

If necessary, a storm day make-up class will be scheduled during regular class time the week of March 27th.

Registration is accepted on a "first come, first served" pending payment of Registration Fee.

Registration Fee: $126 (plus HST)

Cynthia Vokey started dancing at the age of 5 and now has 20 years of experience in many forms of dance including ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, and musical theatre to name a few. While training with the Cape Breton School of the Arts, Cynthia had the opportunity to study under the A.D.A.P.T Dance Syllabus (Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers). In the past, Cynthia had the opportunity to travel to Spain with the Candance National Dance team and has taken intensive programs at places such as Toronto Dance Theatre and Broadway Dance Centre. Vokey also is a certified dance instructor and educator through the Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers syllabus where she received training in tap, jazz and ballet. She continues to teach locally in Cape Breton for dance schools, has been a guest teacher at Neptune Theatre in Halifax, choreographs many shows for The Savoy Theatre and is the Resident Choreographer at the Highland Arts Theatre. Vokey is also a certified Barre Instructor and teaches for Breathing Space Yoga Studio. Cynthia has also been chosen as a Chrysalis Project participant in the choreography stream with Neptune Theatre for their 2019/2020 season and will be working on Peter Pan and Billy Elliot. Recent credits include, Disco Nights (Highland Arts Theatre),Beauty and the Beast (Savoy Theatre); Dream (Highland Arts Theatre); The Nutcracker (The Savoy Theatre); Rocky Horror Picture Show (The Savoy Theatre); The Drowsy Chaperone (HAT); and Grease (The Savoy Theatre)

Limited registration! Sign up today to avoid disappointment. First come, first serve.

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