Tap dance developed in the 19th century in the United States and is now known all over the world. Rhythmic sounds are produced with two metal plates which are attached to the front and rear of the shoes. All kinds of music is used to tap dance to. The «Hoofers» were the first idols, such as The Nicholas Brothers, Bunny Briggs, The Condos Brothers, Arthur Duncan, Jimmy Slide, Dianne Walker. Later, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly. Gregory Hines gave Tap dance new life in the 80s and Savion Glover led it to the present time. Backstage Studio is proud to regurarly invite many of today's greatest tap dancers as guest lecturers.
Levels and experience
Find and choose your level. We recommend the following tap dance experience:
Introductory course (I)
No previous knowledge
Introdcutory course completed
approx. 3 years
6 or more years
Tap courses are suitable for the young and old. Depending on your level and your teacher, you can select a course that is more or less physically intense. For Seniors we offer specifically structured courses. For children (from 4 years) and teens (from 12 years) we offer special courses.
A trial lesson is anytime possible free of charge. Please check our «FAQ» for further information.
The courses are paid per trimester. The exact price is listed in the detailled view of every course. It is possible to book single lessons.
Current introductory course
The current tap introductory course will take place from 19 January – 23 March 2023. Thursdays 18.00 – 19.00 h, 10 lessons CHF 210.-/ with student ID CHF 190.-. Get to know the first tap dance steps, cool beats and rhythms. Tap dance shoes are provided for the whole course. If you are interested please send us an E-Mail.
Next introductory course
The next tap introductory course will start in March 2023. 10 lessons CHF 210.-/ with student ID CHF 190.-. Get to know the first tap dance steps, cool beats and rhythms. Tap dance shoes are provided for the whole course. If you are interested please send us an E-Mail.
CoursesWeek of 5 — 11 December 2022
Monday, 5 December 2022
|18:30-19:30||Tap Beg / Andrea||Studio II|
|19:00-20:00||Tap Beg / Regine||Studio I|
|19:30-20:30||Tap Beg-Int / Andrea||Studio II|
|20:00-21:30||Tap Int / Regine||Studio I|
Tuesday, 6 December 2022
|18:30-19:30||Tap Beg / Ursina||Studio II|
|19:15-20:30||Tap Int-Adv / Daniel||Studio I|
|19:30-20:30||Tap Impro Beg-Int / Ursina *||Studio III|
|19:30-20:30||Tap Beg-Int / Regine||Studio II|
|20:30-21:30||Tap Beg / Flavia||Studio II|
|20:30-21:30||Tap Int / Ursina||Studio I|
Wednesday, 7 December 2022
|09:30-10:30||Tap Seniors / Mory||Studio II|
|10:30-11:30||Tap Seniors / Mory||Studio II|
|18:30-19:45||Tap Int / Regine||Studio II|
|19:45-20:45||Tap Beg / Nikolaj||Studio I|
Thursday, 8 December 2022
|19:00-20:00||Tap Beg-Int / Regine||Studio II|
|20:00-21:30||Tap Int-Adv / Regine||Studio I|
Friday, 9 December 2022
|19:15-20:45||Tap Adv / Ursina||Studio I|
Saturday, 10 December 2022
|10:00-11:00||Tap Open / Regine||Studio I|
|11:00-12:00||Tap Int / Ursina||Studio I|
|11:00-12:00||Tap Impro Beg / Nikolaj *||Studio III|
|12:15-13:15||Tap Technique / Nikolaj||repl.: Amanda||Studio I|
|13:15-14:15||Tap Impro Int / Nikolaj||repl.: Amanda||Studio I|