Tap Dance Classes in Fairfield, CT

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At D’Valda & Sirico, anyone can learn to tap dance

Our Tap classes focus on fostering coordination by incorporating complex rhythms through proper footwork and technique. Students are encouraged to explore their personal performance quality and sense of expression. Our Tap classes cover a wide range of styles from classical Broadway to more contemporary.

Our Approach to Tap Dance Classes

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Dance Lessons Should Be Fun!

We’re aware that your love for tap dance might be what initially brings you to our school, but it’s the sheer enjoyment that encourages your continued attendance! Our goal is for every student to fall in LOVE with their tap dance lessons, embarking on a fulfilling journey of improvement and exploration. We put the “fun” in fundamental tap steps!

Our experienced staff expertly balances high-quality tap dance education with a creative, student-focused approach. This gives students the opportunity to discover and cultivate their passion for rhythm and tap dance. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned tap dancer, our teachers are eager to assist you in swiftly advancing towards your goals, all while ensuring a fun and engaging experience.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the dance. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including safe stretching, technique, vocabulary, and choreography. We believe that thoughtful instruction is essential to dance development and safeguards students from injury.

Once the fundamentals are in place, you can design your journey. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing your dance and exploring different styles and programs. Learn with us as we infuse elements of performance throughout the year along with year-end recitals into our well-rounded approach to fostering dance excellence.

Start Your Dance Class with Excellent ANNUAL Prices!

Weekly

1 Class/Week

$900

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

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Weekly

2 Classes/Week

$1800

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

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Weekly

3 Classes/Week

$2445

Annually

Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

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“They have a professional staff, handpicked by the directors for their skills and performance experience. The music center was a bonus for me for my daughter’s interest in playing piano and performing in concert, all coordinated thru this one inclusive studio.”

— Lorraine Fantegrossi

“You can’t sing one note or dance one step without all the teachers noticing you because everyone at studio gets noticed. I love being a part of the Competition team. It keeps me busy in a good way and the extra classes are also amazing.”

— Ashley Meyerson

“My children are learning dance and music from the best in the business but more importantly, they are learning independence, grace, courage, stamina and kindness.”

— Keri O’Conner

Starting dance is as easy as 1-2-3!

Together we explore students’ dance goals.

We match students with one of our expert instructors.

Start dancing! Parents get progress updates as we prepare for performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the qualifications and experience of the dance instructors?

Our team is comprised of passionate and qualified professionals. All teachers participate in our classroom training and background checks. Many have performance experience and/or relevant degrees and are passionate about sharing their love for the art form with the next generation.

Are there placement classes for students?

Yes. We provide evaluations for current students and appointments for assessments for new students to ensure students are enrolled in the appropriate level for their skills and experience.

When should my child start tap dance classes?

Many dancers start class as young as preschool age, but dance is an activity that can be started at any age.

What are the benefits of tap dance for young children?

The benefits of tap dance for young children include improved coordination, social skills, and self-expression. 

How often are tap dance classes held?

We offer weekly tap dance classes. You can see our schedule here.

What should my child wear to class and what should we bring?

You can learn more about the dance attire for the classes here

How can I support my child’s tap dance learning?

Support your child’s tap dance learning by practicing basic movements at home, incorporating music into playtime, and celebrating their dance experiences.

Do you offer private lessons?

The studio offers private dance lessons to give students that one on one attention. Preparation for college auditions, theater auditions and to help students to gain confidence, strength and technique.

Are there any opportunities for older students to participate in workshops or master classes?

Yes! We regularly post workshops and masterclasses with guest artists and industry professionals tailored to our more serious students. Career counseling and guidance are also offered to dancers aspiring to pursue professional careers, including audition preparation and industry insights.