Want to learn how tap dance like Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire?
Join our Beginner Tap Dance Classes for Adults!
In this class, you will learn the foundations of tap technique. Improve your musicality and learn choreography to songs from famous musicals such as 42nd Street.
Classes are taught by award-winning choreographer Bonnie Curtis.
This class is suited to people who have never taken a tap class or would like to refresh their tap-dancing skills.
What is Tap Dance? Tap dance is a style of dance known for rhythm and musicality. Tap dancers wear shoes fitted with metal plates that create sounds when the dancer strikes their foot on a hard surface, such as the floor. Made famous by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Mr Bojangles and movie musicals from the 20th century.
Tap shoes are required for this class. Tap shoes can be purchased at the Dance Essentials Co. store in Bowral.
About the Teacher
Bonnie Curtis is a multi-faceted artist, driven by an inquisitive imagination and a desire to discover. Born and bred in Sydney, Bonnie trained at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts before moving to Europe to further her artistic development.
During her career, Bonnie has worked as an independent artist, playing the role of producer, director, choreographer and performer in works for film, installation and live performance. Her creations and collaborations have been featured at ImPulsTanz, Museum Moderner Kunst (AT), Girona Film Festival (ES), Quadstock Music Festival (US), CinéWomen|Womenartconnect (EU), Asia International Youth Short Film Exhibition (CN), Biennale of Sydney, Sydney World Film Festival, and Sydney Fringe Festival (AU), among others.
Bonnie has lived in the Southern Highlands for the past 2 years and has been teaching dance in both the Highlands and Sydney for the past 9 years.