Masters Of American Tap Dance

A remarkable set of 10-minute instructional videos
with 40 of America’s best tap dance artists providing
brilliant glimpses into their dancing and teaching.

Our gift to
tap dancers all
over the world.

Now Available
on
YouTube


Each artist/teacher has contributed an instructional video specially designed to offer you a wealth of experience and knowledge that will give you access to greater power, skill and artistry.

This website has been designed for you to find out more about the Masters of American Tap Dance video series on YouTube.


 

You will find lessons that will challenge and inspire you to

• expand your tap techniques in rhythm, musicality, clarity, & speed
• develop your artistry
• have fun, work hard and become a great tap dancer
• learn new ways to improvise
• advance your rhythmic musicality
• explore many different styles of tap
• learn new rhythm steps and combinations
• learn exciting new ways to create your own rhythm dances
• find new approaches to teaching & sharing tap with your students & friends

 

These mini-master classes will be valuable for dancers, teachers and choreographers at all levels of experience, from high beginners through advanced professionals.

All of us send our thanks to all of you who are watching and learning from these videos.

Keep tapping and share your love of rhythm with everyone you meet.

Every lesson is a lesson in mastering the art of tap dancing.

We’re sure there are many videos that you will want to look at again
and again.

You can let us know what you think. Send us your comments in the Respond box below each YouTube video.

Click on a photo for a direct weblink to that artist's video on YouTube and for more info about the artists and links to their websites.


Acknowledgments:

Masters of American Tap Dance was conceived and produced by Fred Strickler in conjunction with all the artists contributing their mastery and expertise to this video series. Fred gives his appreciation, respect, admiration and deepest thanks to all the Tap Masters for their dedication to the art of tap dance, for their generosity In contributing so brilliantly to this series, for their enthusiasm, and for their many wise suggestions throughout.

Thanks, too, to all the talented dancers, musicians, videographers and editors who brought their own mastery to the creation of this series.

Special thanks to visual artist Kathy DeAtley for her wonderful poster design and the MATD banner at the top of this page. On behalf of all the Tap Masters, very special thanks go to Ryan Amen who created & designed the MATD website and brought his own artistry to launching the entire video series on YouTube.

Thanks to Margie Aragon and for her committed listening and constant support. Thanks to all the amazing, empowering people of the Landmark Education Self Expression and Leadership Program for their support and encouragement of this project from conception to fulfillment.

 

 

 

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