This course is designed as an introductory course for children who are interested in trying tap for the first time or picking the basics back up after a break from tap dancing. In this class the students will learn the basics of the American tap dance style, as well as choreography to at least one song. Students will learn basic tap terminology along with basic tap performing techniques which will provide the student with a well-rounded knowledge of the basics of tap dance. INSTRUCTOR BIO: MICHAEL PAGE graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor's degree in Theater, focusing on Musical Theater Performance, Directing, Dance/Choreography, and Lighting. He has been very active for the past 8 years in the Alexandria theater community, working with theaters such as; MVCCT, PCP, ACCT, and LTA. He has directed, choreographed, and fight choreographed children and adults alike. He is excited to be returning to the Alexandria area to resume teaching and sharing his passion of the performing arts.