tap dancing


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Noun1.tap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feettap dancing - a dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
hoofing, step dancing - dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
soft-shoe, soft-shoe dancing, soft-shoe shuffle - tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles
buck-and-wing - a solo tap dance emphasizing sharp taps
clog dance, clog dancing, clog - a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
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I just always knew that I would never stop tap dancing.
The Tapathon was founded in 1997 by Roy's friends, including Derek and Vera Hamer, of Brighouse, who had danced alongside him in the 1940s and 1950s Tap dancing groups taking part at Sunday's event were: the Gainsborough Stage School; Dance 4 All in Halifax; Baby Ballet in Halifax; the Dance Mill in Halifax; Janet Austin Tappers in Huddersfield and Brighouse; Karen Binns Stage School in Elland; the Strickland-Cook Theatre School and Pam's Tappers in Huddersfield; North Bridge Leisure Centre Tappers; Barbara Peters School of Dance in Halifax; Donna Claire School of Dance in Huddersfield; Whiteley's Academy in Halifax; Dance Arena Ballet and Stage School in Halifax; Lisa-Jane's Dancers in Ripponden and the Brighouse Central Tappers.
Marina, The Moon and a bunch of beautiful, hand-crafted merpuppets will take to the stage in The Tap Dancing Mermaid, the innovative, new one-woman show written and performed by Tessa.
Q Who holds the world record for tap dancing and how long was it for?
Tap dancing has a long history, fusing native English clog dancing with the catchy styles of the American South.
The teenagers don't have to take classes in tap dancing but I wanted to encourage them to keep it up.
If there's one thing Madhuri Dixit wants as a reward for her dance talent, it is late Hollywood actor-dancer Gene Kelly's tap dancing shoes.
In tap dancing one moves in all directions -- forward, back, side-to-side -- which is superb for balance, Larkam said.
Graham King of Spirit Productions explains: "With tap dancing, the fundamentals are always the same.
Alex Mentzel makes his tap dancing debut at the Hult Center tonight in front of a crowd of at least a thousand, maybe more.
FUNDRAISERS tapped and shuffled all the way to the bank after a charity tap dancing night to raise cash for a north Birmingham hospital.
So we started with that, and it evolved into a baby penguin who can't sing and goes to a remedial teacher and that brings out deeper feelings and the little guy comes out tap dancing.