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Colorado Conservatory of Dance

3001 Industrial Lane #12, Broomfield

5 or 10 Drop-in Adult Dance Classes at Colorado Conservatory of Dance (Up to 70% Off)

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Instructors guide adults through ballet, jazz, tap, and other forms of movement-based expression

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nicole
1 ratings1 reviews
December 20, 2019
very supportive and knowledge staff and dance community. love this place.
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Cassandra
3 ratings2 reviews
December 11, 2019
Great studio
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Megan
3 ratings3 reviews
October 2, 2019
Love this place! Very supportive community of dancers.
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Stephanie
1 ratings1 reviews
October 2, 2019
Love the facility and studio space with Marley floors...very professional yet welcoming to all levels of dancer. Helpful and warm staff and clientele that attend classes there. They seem to have a good amount of adult classes which is wonderful...Just wish I were closer to their site because I would definitely take more classes!
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carol
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October 2, 2019
Wonderful friendly staff! So professional and caring and take individual time with each student.
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About This Deal

Choose Between Two Options

  • $24.75 for five drop-in adult dance classes ($75 value)
  • $42 for 10 drop-in adult dance classes ($140 value)

Click to see the [class schedule](http://ccdance.org/classes/class-schedule/).

Tap Shoes: Making Music, Step by Step

Tap-dancing is just one of the classes to take at Colorado Conservatory of Dance. Use Groupon’s study of tap shoes to ensure your feet can keep the beat.

It's hard to imagine Bill “Bojangles” Robinson dancing across the silver screen in 1935 with bottle caps nailed to his shoes, but that might have been the case if it weren’t for a breakthrough in dance just a decade earlier. Modern tap shoes—with their smooth, endlessly customizable metal plates in the toe and heel—made their mainstream debut in the 1925 show No, No Nanette , and within a few years, most Broadway-style dancers were amplifying their steps with the help of metal plates. The style known simply as tap existed before that, of course, but tappers had to practice their craft wearing clogs, boots, or hard-soled shoes outfitted with hobnails or bottle caps. Like many American styles, the moves were a fusion of different cultures, combining irish clog dancing and english step dancing with the improvisational, rhythmic dances passed down through generations of African Americans. The dance quickly spread throughout social clubs, street corners, and eventually traveling minstrel shows before hitting Broadway and, from there, Hollywood.

Today, men’s tap shoes echo the black, Oxford-style shoe worn by Robinson himself, while women's tap shoes often mimic the girlish, Mary Jane flats of his frequent dance partner, Shirley Temple. Women’s shoes are also available in heels, though beginners may find them too difficult to use at first. Most tappers recommend leather shoes with metal plates, but more affordable options made of PVC or polyurethane make for a decent starter pair. Some vendors may sell the taps separately from the shoe; these require professional attachment, though they allow dancers to loosen or tighten the plates at will to customize their individual sound.

Need To Know

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. $35 additional fee for class registration/enrollment. Must sign waiver. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). New customers only. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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