Details

Session: Winter 2020
Chapter:  Austin
Location:  Bethany United Methodist Church
Time:  5:00pm - 7:00pm
Day:  Thursday
Starts:  01/09
Ages:  10-18
Tuition:  $195.00
Open Spots:  3

** Registration ended January 16, 2020 at 11:00pm

Class Description

If you are new to tap, need to brush up on your tap, or have limited tap experience, this super fun class is for you!  This class will help grow your tap skills and prepare you for auditions for shows that include tap dancing!"   Students are required to have tap shoes for this class.


 

Teacher:


Lauris Blackwell

Lauris Blackwell grew up singing and dancing! After high school she attended Austin College, and then went on to New York, where she was a scholarship winner to the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She stayed in NYC for eleven years performing professionally on and off Broadway and on many National and European tours. Some of her favorite roles are the Narrator in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, Rose, in “Bye, Bye Birdie”, Amnesia, in “Nunsense”, Lily, in “Annie”, and Rhetta, in “Pump Boys and Dinettes”. She has performed at the White House and the Kennedy Center for both the Bush and Clinton Administration in conjunction with the Children’s Literacy Program. She performed in the Natchez Opera for ten years and was fortunate enough to be the soloist for then Governor George Bush’s Inauguration. Since moving home to Texas, she has performed and Choreographed with Waco Children’s Theater, Temple Civic Theatre, the Public Domain, and River City Pops and many others. She has choreographed for Buzz Productions, Akins High School, River City Pops, Austin Summer Musicals For Children, as well as served on the RCP and ASMC Boards. She teaches tap, ballet, jazz, and musical theatre to all ages. She is the dance instructor and Choreographer for Christian Youth Theatre. When not dancing about, she spends time with her husband, James, and their wonderful son Dustin. She is so grateful and blessed to be a part of all of her work “families”

Location Notes:

Classes are held in the main building floors 2 & 3.

Class Location:

10010 Anderson Mill Rd., Austin, TX 78750