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Here are some links to websites about dance and specifically tap dancing.

General Tap Sites

Hoofers Club - information about the famous club in Harlem
Jazz Tap Center - Israeli tappers Avi Miller and Ofer Ben with links to Tradition in Tap and Tap Emporium
Jazz Tap UK - has profiles of well-known tappers
JUBA - masters of tap and percussive dance
NYTap - The New York Committee to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day
Off Jazz - very good French site which translates to English (see info page)
RLR Tap Heritage Institute Inc. - includes details of the St.Louis tap festival
Royal Dutch Tap Dance Federation - tapping in the Netherlands
Tap Dance - Excellent site for all things 'tap' (see info page)
Tapdance Info - news and tools for the modern tap dancer (see info page)
Tap Legacy Foundation - preserving and advancing the art of tap dancing
TimeStep - variations on the timestep (see info page)
Vance's Fantastic Tap Dance Dictionary - online dictionary of US tap terminology

Individual Dancer's Sites

Cintia Martin - website of this Brazilian tapper. Mostly in Portuguese but some sections in English
GH Tap - website of Graeme Henderson

Marcelo Batalha - If you can speak Portuguese you'll probably enjoy this site! If you can't you can translate it using AltaVista

Maurice Kachuk - Maurice's website and info on his Dance for Fun adult tap syllabus
Steps and Notes - website of tapper Derek Hartley
Steven Harper - website of Steven Harper
Swing Shift On Tap - details of Rusty Frank and The Rhythm Club
Tap-Dance - website of German tapper Bernd Paffrath. Translates to English
Ten Toe Percussion Ira Bernstein's website
United Taps - fabulous site with hundreds of video clips of steps and routines by Rod Howell

Festival Sites

Please see the tap events page for links to festival websites

Online Shops

Please see the Shoes page for more online shops
Active Videos - online shop for instructional dance videos (US)
Dance Books - website selling CD's, books, sheet music, DVD's and videos for all types of dance
Dance Class Music - music, videos, CD ROMs, equipment & more (US)
Dancemania - Online shop (based in Dorset) offering dancewer, shoes, accessories and gifts.
Guy Dearden - music for dance class
Norman Higgins Music - original music and ideas for dance
Rhythm Essence - tap video and cd with instruction by Suzy Guarino
Surrey Dance Music - music for all types of dance (UK)
Tap Wonderland - completely brilliant Tap gift shop selling t-shirts, badges, mugs, caps etc. Based in America but retail worldwide.
Tapping Into It - t-shirts, gifts, books, videos and more

Organisations

Associated Tap Dancers - brilliant organisation for adult tappers (see info page)
BATD - British Association of Teachers of Dancing
BTDA - British Theatre Dance Association
CDET - Council for Dance Education and Training
IDTA - International Dance Teachers Association
ISTD - Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
NATD - National Association of Teachers of Dancing
NCDTA - The Northern Counties Dance Teachers’ Association
Tap Rhythm Project -Classes and events in the Liverpool/Manchester area
UKA - United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dancing

Tap Companies

3D Dance Network - website with Tapstore, News and Tap Sounds Underground Company
American Tap Dance Foundation - information and videos (US)
Bob Macke Dance Company - 'Choreographers Corner' has some excellent combinations
Chicago Human Rhythm Project - tap and percussive dance
Funk Tap - Australia's home of rhythm tap
Manhattan Tap - one of New York's leading tap ensembles
National Tap Ensemble - website of America's National Tap Dance company (see info page)
Tap Dogs - news, history, profiles and tour dates

General Dance Sites

DanceArt - US dance site
Dance Expression - UK dance magazine
Dance Teachers Online - world-wide dance teacher listings, students seeking classes and much more
DanceWeb - an interactive UK dance directory
GoDancing.info - fairly new searchable database of dance events, classes and teachers

Others

Add Me - free web site promotion
Great MGM Musicals - a chronological listing of every MGM musical from 1929 to present
Hitchin Thespians My local amateur operatic society. Regularly stage excellent musicals.
Portogram - variable speed sound systems (UK)


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