Palais Theatre Performance

Posted: 5th October 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

Melbourne Tap Dance opened the show with the Marching band, before going into their acapella routine.   Sacred Heart Concert at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda.

Adjudicating in New Zealand

Posted: 3rd October 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

Melbourne Tap Dance members Winston Morrison and Kricket Forster were flown to Palmerston North, New Zealand to adjudicate a weekend of tap-dancing at the National Young Performer Awards, produced by PACANZ.

Winston wearing dress shoes laying down a bit of rhythm before the theatre closed for the night!

Teaching the Kids at Spring Fling Festival

Posted: 2nd October 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

Winston Morrison teaching the kids to tap dance at Acland Street’s Spring Fling Festival (St.Kilda).

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Australian Tap Dance Festival Show of the year – tickets on sale now!

Posted: 25th August 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

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One very special night celebrating rhythm and music, the 5th annual Australian Tap Dance Festival Gala – ‘Rhythm Warriors’ !

On Saturday 1st October at 7pm, the highly anticipated event of the Australian Tap Dance Festival will present international and Australian tap dancers showcasing everything you love about tap dance and more. The event will push the boundaries of what percussive dance is thought to be and provide a refreshing night of music, rhythm and toe-tapping entertainment.

Fighting the battle to bring amazing tap dance to the public world, you will witness our passionate artists, our warriors of rhythm, in a venue that allows the performances to be felt, seen and heard at a close distance.

Enjoy the sight and sounds of some of Australia’s best tap dancers,  Bessie Award Winner Michelle Dorrance (USA), special guests, and live music!

Seating is allocated.  Be sure to book early for the best seats in the house for a night that will leave you feeling amazed, energised and entertained!

www.tapdanceshow.com

Melbourne Tap Dance performs at Heart of St Kilda Concert

Posted: 25th August 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

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Melbourne Tap Dance have been invited to perform alongside an amazing line up of performers at this upcoming event at St.Kilda’s Palais Theatre.

https://www.sacredheartmission.org/support-us/events/heart-of-st-kilda

Michelle Dorrance headlining the tap dance festival!

Posted: 25th August 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members


We are blessed to have coming to the Australian Tap Dance Festival:  Michelle Dorrance (USA), founder and artistic director of Dorrance Dance, is one of the most sought after tap dancers of her generation and “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today” (The New Yorker). A 2015 MacArthur Fellow, 2014 Alpert Award Winner, and 2013 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award Winner, Michelle performs, teaches and choreographs throughout the world.

For more information:  www.australiantapdancefestival.com.au

For the Love of Tap III

Posted: 12th August 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

This is our 3rd edition of the “For the Love of Tap” series!  A community celebration of tap dance with performances on stage, improvisation, a free class and music!   Held  in an relaxed setting at a cabaret bar for you to come and go and have drinks in between!

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4pm:  Free beginner class or Free Shim Sham class (tap shoes optional)

4.45 pm – 6.30pm: Performances and open jams with Melbourne’s hottest tappers including Melbourne Tap Dance, Footnotes, Sole Strings, Winston Morrison, Brianna Taylor, Tap Jack and Shane Preston.

Held at ‘The 86′ Cabaret Bar.

185 Smith St, Fitzroy
All Ages welcome, $7 on door

 

Winston Morrison back from Europe Tour

Posted: 1st August 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

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Winston Morrison has returned from his Europe teaching and performing trip!
Photo above taken at “Some Like it Hot” Dance event in Vienna.

Australian Tap Dance Festival faculty and schedule released

Posted: 14th April 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

Held in Melbourne this year during the Spring (Term 3) School Holidays on 24th September – 1st October.
We have a great team of teachers from around Australia and overseas this year!  This is one of the biggest events Melbourne Tap Dance produces each year, finsihing with an amazing show- don’t miss it!
Head to www.australiantapdancefestival.com.au to see who will be teaching/performing and to see the schedule of tap dance classes and events!

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Winston Morrison touring Europe!

Posted: 14th April 2016 by MelbourneTapDance in members

Melbourne Tap Dance director Winston Morrison is touring Europe during all of May – July!
To see his schedule and be informed of classes he will be teaching in Europe, please follow his website:
www.winstonmorrison.com

Melbourne Tap Dance classes will still be running in Melbourne with our teaching staff!