Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30am
$12 per class or 1 punch on your class card
Are you a tap dance faker? You don’t have to be. Fundamental Tap (aka “Surviving The Tap Call”) will help you crack the code and put you in the driver’s seat at your next tap call. Besides, time steps are sexy, so get out your tap shoes, Francis! We’re putting the FUN in fundamentals.
Classes take place at the Porchlight Rehearsal Studio, 4200 W Diversey Ave. (Just west of Pulaski)
Parking available on the street or in the adjacent lot. By Public Trans, #76 bus pulls up right in front!
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
ANNIE JO ERMEL
Tap Fundamentals: Surviving the Tap Call
Annie Jo is a Chicagoland performer, educator, and choreographer. She began her training as a child in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin with Riederer School of Dance, dancing on scholarship at various NADAA dance conventions and performing on her high school dance team. AJ now holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She has studied on scholarship with the Jump Rhythm Jazz Project of Chicago and performed professionally at The Marriott, Drury Lane, and Paramount, as well as various other suburban community theatres. She's choreographed over 50 musicals on various Chicagoland stages including (most recently) Glenbrook North High School‘s Aida, Northbrook Theatre, Music on Stage, Up and Coming Theatre, Big Deal Productions, Caruso Middle School, Highland Park Players, and Oatkon Community College, as well as taught various styles of dance at studios, schools, and in master class workshops, specializing in tap, jazz, and musical theatre. AJ considers herself a high energy artist who believes that a bold, polished, engaging finished product is best achieved through a collaborative, committed, and positive environment and process.