Tap Dancing for Complete Beginners

Learn how to Tap Dance from scratch!

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This course will teach you the basics in Tap Dancing. It is aimed at complete beginners although it is also suitable for those wishing to refresh their basics.

You will learn basic tap steps from an experienced teacher and be able to put them together in an easy combination by the end of the course. The lessons are in video format and you are able to practice and repeat them as often as you require.

Do something you've always wanted to do - learn how to Tap Dance!


What do I need?

Preferably Tap Shoes (although basic technique can be started without tap shoes)

A suitable surface to tap on (A board of wood would be adequate to begin with).


Your Instructor


Patricia Harbison (Tricia A. Thompson)
Patricia Harbison (Tricia A. Thompson)

I have taught dance for over 25 years training both amateurs and professionals. I have 13 Dance Teacher Qualifications (NCDTA/IDTA) as well as a B.A.(Hons) in Drama/Theatre & Music (University of London) and D32/33 Assessor (Dance). I am also an NCDTA Examiner.

I am a member of Equity UK and have choreographed for BBC's 'The Paradise' and ITV's 'Inspector George Gentley' as well as numerous Professional Cabaret shows.

I served for three years as a director of the Northern Counties Dance Teachers Association before moving to the USA where I am currently the Children's Program Director at The Wherehouse Dance Company.

Many of my former students have achieved places at top London Theatre schools and are now pursuing careers in the Performing Arts including in the West End and on Cruise Ships around the world.

I have trained many dance teachers who have all successfully passed their qualifications as well as teaching further qualifications to current teachers.

I am trained in numerous dance styles from Ballet to Ballroom.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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