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Terrence Taps !.

Atlanta, Georgia
Terrence "Taps" began studying the art of tap dancing at the age of nineteen at Norma's Academy. Within a year he had moved from the Adult Beginner's Class to the Advanced Level. Within two years he began performing with the Senior Company, in addition to acting as a substitute teacher... Full Bio
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“Following Your Passions” Podcast by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance On Tuesday, July 21st, I was interviewed on a local radio show called “Following Your Passions” by Bernard Kearse, the show’s host. In this interview we discussed ta ... Read on »
“Gregory Hines vs. Savion Glover” OR “Gregory Hines + Savion Glover” by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance The work that Savion Glover and “Bare Sounds” performed on “Dancing With the Stars” last Wednesday honored the life and work of Gregory Hines. Most tap dancers ... Read on »
“Secret Talents of The Stars” Features Tap Dancers by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance R & B Singer Mya will be featured tap dancing on “Secret Talents of The Stars” this Tuesday on CBS. The show will air at 10pm Eastern time, 9pm Centra ... Read on »
“So How Was Your Trip?” by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance This is the question that I will be answering over the next couple of days. I arrived back in Atlanta yesterday afternoon and have been trying to recoup my sle ... Read on »
“Tap” Dancing With The Stars Video by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Here is the clip of the Nicholas Brothers Tribute on last week’s episode of Dancing With The Stars. The tap dancing twins, Sean & Johnathan Scott did a re ... Read on »
10 Great Things About Tap by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance I decided to come up with this list of great things about tap dancing to share with anyone who might be considering taking a tap class. If anyone would like to ... Read on »
10 Habits of Highly Effective Dancers (#3) by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: klynslis This is the 3rd post in the “Habits of Highly Effective Dancers” series. If you would like to view the other posts in this se ... Read on »
10 Habits of Highly Effective Dancers (#4) – Do You Do This? by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: yamile This is the 4th post in the “Habits of Highly Effective Dancers” series. If you would like to view the other posts in this serie ... Read on »
10 Habits of Highly Effective Dancers (#5) – Dance Injuries by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: bradleypjohnson This is post #5 in the “10 Habits” series. Each post shares another key to being a better student. You can view all of ... Read on »
10 Habits of Highly Effective Dancers Series (#1) by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: Jemal Though I have only been teaching tap classes for 7 years, I can already identify several traits that are common to many of the m ... Read on »
10 Habits of Highly Effective Dancers Series (#2) by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: neoliminal In this series I am discussing some of the behaviors that great students of dance exhibit. My hope is that somewhere in these ... Read on »
15 Ways To Choose A Dance School by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Hopefully, this list will help parents generate questions to ask prospective dance schools as they make what may be one of the most important choices in their ... Read on »
2009 Summer Tap Festivals by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance Mark your calendars for these upcoming tap festivals! Tapestry Dance Company Presents The 9th Annual Soul to Sole Tap Festival June 10th – 14th www.s ... Read on »
3 Famous Dancers: Will Gaines, Honi Coles, & Chuck Green by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance I came across this clip a few days ago and thought it would be a great one to share. It features three Masters of Tap Dancing! The principle soloist is Chuck G ... Read on »
3 Great Posts about Tap Dancing by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance In exploring the Internet I came across a few posts that I am compelled to share with you here. - Amanda at “My So Called Random Life” shares her story abo ... Read on »
3 Things I learned At Tap City – #1 by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance This post is the first in a 3-part series where Hillary-Marie Michael shares insights she gained while attending Tap City a few weeks back. Enjoy! Update: ... Read on »
3 Things I Learned At Tap City – #2 by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance In this post, associate blogger Hillary-Marie Michael shares another lesson she learned at this year’s New York City Tap Festival! You can view the first pos ... Read on »
3 Things I Learned At Tap City – #3 by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance In this post, associate blogger Hillary-Marie Michael shares another lesson she learned at this year’s New York City Tap Festival! The other 2 posts in this series ... Read on »
3 Things You Can Do Now To Shorten Your Dance Career by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance photo credit: iTopher Not everyone wants to have a long life in dance. In fact, many of us do everything we can to make sure that injuries and poor ... Read on »
4 Great Dancers – 1 Great Video by Terrence Taps !. Posted in: Blog Posts in Dance I just came across this rare performance on YouTube. It’s from the 1999 Academy Awards and features Joaquin Cortes, Savion Glover, Tai Jimenez, Rasta Thomas, & ... Read on »