September 12, 2011 - June 17, 2012

ATDF youth programs, for children and teens, teach students about America’s own indigenous art form – Tap. Our distinguished faculty shares their knowledge of the artistry and history of tap with each student in a fun, safe and supportive environment.

2011- 2012 Youth Program Schedule

2011- 2012 Youth Program Tuition Fees

Class Descriptions


All Classes held at: 
American Tap Dance Center
154 Christopher Street #2B
(betw Greenwich & Washington Streets)
Visit: Student/Parent Information Page for up to date information

Visit: Open Houses for an upcoming schedule

Visit: Tap City Youth Ensemble for exciting performance opportunities teens ages 11 - 18.

Visit: Tap City for July Festival Youth Programs

Visit: Tap Camps for August Youth Programs

Visit: Adult Classes for Teen and Adult Classes

Visit: Master Tap Intensives for Teen and Adult level Tap Intensives

For registration information call us at (646) 230-9564 or email us at:




Classes meet every week except for the holidays listed below.

2011 - 2012

Fall 2011
Monday, Aug 8 
Scholarship app deadline-returning students
Monday, Sep 12

First days of classes, Fall term begins

Monday, Sept 19
Scholarship application deadline–new students
Thurs, Sept. 29 & Fri, Sept. 30
No Classes - Rosh Hashana
Monday, Oct. 10
No Classes - Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 31
No Classes - Halloween
Tuesday, Nov. 8
No Classes - Election Day
Wed, Nov 23 - Sun, Nov 27
No Classes - Thanksgiving weekend
Friday, Nov. 11
No Classes - Veterans Day
Friday, Dec 17
Youth Program Holiday Party & Jam
Mon, Dec 20 – Sun, Jan 2   
No Classes - Holiday Break
Winter 2012 
Monday, Jan. 16
No Classes - MLK Day
Sat, Feb 18 – Fri, Feb 24  

No Classes - Mid-Winter Break

Spring 2012
Fri, April 6 -  Fri, Apr 13    
No Classes – Spring/Easter/Passover Break
Sat, May 26 – Mon, May 28 
No Classes - Memorial Day Weekend
Sunday, June 17  
Last day of Classes
Saturday, June 18, 6:30pm
Tap City Youth Concert of all ATDF students


American Tap Dance Foundation

American Tap Dance Center

154 Christopher Street #2B New York, NY 10014

Phone 646-230-9564
Fax 646-230-7777

© 2010 ATDF


Tap Dance Conservatory

- Youth & Teen Classes
- Adult Classes
- Master Tap Intensives
- Workshops For Pros

Tap City Youth Ensemble

Gregory Hines Youth
Scholarship Fund


Tap City Festival Classes

Tap City Festival Shows

Concert Performances

New Tap Choreography

National & Int'l Tours

International Tap Dance
Hall Of Fame

Hoofer Awards

Tap Preservation Awards

Gregory Hines Collection
of American Tap Dance Archives

Reconstruction Projects

Tap Talks/Tap Films

Artists In Residence


Tap Jams/Special Events