Theatre Tap 1


This class is taught by:

Elysia Matheson

Elysia Matheson grew up dancing in her hometown of North Vancouver, BC where she trained inall genres of dance at Vanleena Dance Academy. At 16, Elysia was accepted into the Source Dance Company under the direction of Joanne Pesusich, offering many performance opportunities throughout Vancouver including the Vancouver International Dance Festival and Vancouver Fashion Week.  Elysia was also a part of Ruckus Company Productions with Brock Jellison, for his premiere show, 77 Mins. In 2011, Elysia was one of 140 dancers to travel to Toronto, ON for the finals of So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Season 4. With much of her professional training coming from Harbour Dance Centre, Elysia has also had opportunities to travel for dance, including studying at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, the Edge Performing Arts Centre in Los Angeles, Broadway Dance Centre and Steps in New York City. Currently, Elysia is on faculty with North Shore Academy of Dance, Deas Island Dance Centre, and Harbour Dance in downtown Vancouver.

Jacq Smith

Movement has been an integral part of Jacq's life since she began dancing at the age of 4. She studied numerous styles of dance throughout her life and has had the pleasure of gaining artistic influence from a variety of instructors and studios, allowing her to win numerous scholarships and awards. She trained with the Edmonton School of Ballet's professional program where she was a member of the contemporary company, Edmonton Contemporary Dancers. Jacq has also trained independently in voice, acting, and many other artistic disciplines. She has performed throughout North America alongside companies such as the Alberta Ballet, the IAAF, The Lovers Cabaret, and most recently, 49th Parallel Dance Company. Jacq is consistently expanding her repertoire in the performing arts, recentlyembracing aerial silks and contortion. As a dance educator and choreographer, Jacq has worked across Canada on both large and small-scale productions, and shares her love of dance with everyone she encounters. She lives to create lines on the body and tell stories through her work.
Theatre Tap class will focus on classic tap technique while exploring the various styles used in Broadway shows. The class will involve warm-up, expanding your tap knowledge while creating rhythm, and Broadway-inspired choreography. Eat your heart out Fred Astaire!

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Aug 21 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Elysia Matheson
  • Mon Aug 28 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Sep 04 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Sep 11 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Sep 18 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Sep 25 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Oct 02 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Oct 09 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Oct 16 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Oct 23 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Oct 30 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Nov 06 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Nov 13 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Nov 20 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Nov 27 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Dec 04 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith
  • Mon Dec 11 12:05 pm - 1:05 pm with Jacq Smith


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