6700 N. Canton Center Road
Canton, MI 48187
Central City Dance can be found in Canton, and the studio offers classes for all ages and abilities, including tap lessons. Starting with ages 3-4, preschool tap is offered, and classes go up to ages 5 to adult. Leotards or tights and dance shorts are required, as well as a Bloch tap shoes You can enroll in yearly classes or pay per class, with a discount if you take two or more classes (discount percentage depends on the number of classes in which you enroll).
29429 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Motor City Dance Factory offers many tap dancing classes, separated by the ages of the participants. For ages 3-5, “Creative Movement: Ballet and Tap” is offered; for ages 7-10, “Fundamentals – Ballet and Tap”; and Adult Tap, for ages 16 and older. Tuition ranges from $50/month (1 class per week) to $150/month (4 classes per week), and there’s also an unlimited package if you’re so inclined. There is a costume fee as well, which is not included in tuition.
541 S. Mill St.
Plymouth, MI 48170
Metro Dance Company is located near downtown Plymouth and offers a variety of tap classes. For ages 3-6, a combination class of dance, tap and tumbling is offered; a sampler class, including tap dancing, is offered for ages 7-13, and both beginning and intermediate tap classes for adults are offered. Prices range from $52 to $140, depending on the class. You can sign up online at Metro Dance Company’s website.
811 N. Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Nafas Fitness, in downtown Royal Oak, is mostly for adults, and it offers an adult tap class. The classes teaches “basic rhythm combinations and barre exercises,” and tap shoes are required. A single class is $12 if you want to start off slowly, and packages range from $45 (for 5 classes) to $69 for a month of unlimited classes; another option for unlimited classes is to pay the $49 sign up fee and then $49 a month thereafter (auto pay), with no commitment. Nafas Fitness also has private tap dancing lessons upon request.
51756 Van Dyke Ave.
Shelby Township, MI 48316
Dream Dance Co. offers a large variety of classes for both children and adults, and it is located in Shelby Township. You can get a free trial class by signing up online as well. Adults can choose hip hop, tap or ballet, and you can choose to pay on a monthly basis or just do a drop-in class. Classes have no dress code too, and recital participation is optional. Dream Dance Co. also has a competitive tap team for kids, and requirements include ballet, tap, jazz, acro, conditioning, turns and jumps and stretching; members compete in 2-6 dances and attend four regional competitions and also are required to attend one Sunday workshop a month and three conventions per season.
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