Jul 6, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020
This class is geared for students with at least 1-2 years of tap experience. Dancers will build upon learned tap fundamentals, focusing on clarity, rhythm, coordination, and putting complex combinations together. Emphasis will also be placed on musicality 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!