Australian Tap Dance Festival

The seventh annual Australian Tap Dance Festival takes centre stage in Melbourne this spring, 29 September to 6 October, with a world class line-up of talented Tappers arriving for Australia’s premiere celebration of Tap.

The Australian Tap Dance Festival is the only festival of its kind in Australasia and offers an
action-packed week of Tap and choreography, lessons and master classes, dance battles, seminars, a Gala show and special events for all ages and levels.

The festival will run at Melbourne’s Ministry of Dance, a full accredited dance and training studio founded by renowned Australian dancer, choreographer, performer and presenter Jason Coleman.

This year’s line of up exciting events includes Never Tapped Before, a free beginners class open to the public, History of Tap Lecture, Talking Tap Faculty Q&A, Cutting Competition Dance Battle, the inaugural Tap Trivia Night and the penultimate event, the Australian Tap Dance Festival Gala, showcasing the superb skills of the highest caliber Australian and international Tap dancers. For more information visit the Australian Tap Dance Festival website.

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