Jul 6, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
Students will learn the foundations of Tap dance and Jazz music as they study traditional repertories such as the Shim Sham and the Coles Stroll. A great class to develop and/or improve strength, musicality, spatial awareness and performance quality.
Valerie E. Baloga lives in Brooklyn, New York and has been tap dancing in New York City since 2010. She has studied with tap masters and has had the great pleasure of working and performing with tap dancers from around the world. She was a member of Germaine Salsberg’s company Les Femmes. Before arriving in New York City, she studied tap in Pennsylvania under the direction of Nicole Hockenberry. Valerie has been busy teaching tap at the School at the Mark Morris Dance Center and working in their community outreach programs. She's currently pursuing tap teacher certification from the American Tap Dance Foundation. She is excited to join Spoke the Hub!