TAPspeak in the D!

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Miss Jillian, Mr. Charlie and many of our DDD dancers will be performing in TAPspeak Sunday, December 9 at the Hilberry Theater at Wayne State University.  Guest artist and Tap 24.7 owner Suzy Guarino-Hall provided an opportunity for dancers to audition to be part of this professional show.  Since then Miss Jillian, Mr. Charlie and dancers have been working every …

Charlie DuHadway Wins Upcoming Choreographer at Motor City Tap Fest 2018

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Congrats, dancers. They did it! Charlie and his “Chain” piece danced in the choreographers challenge at Motor City Tap Fest and won!!!!! Now they will be featured in the Motor City Soles show on Saturday night at the end of the festival. He also won a professional tap practice floor from O’Mara floors and some major bragging rights. Congrats Charlie, Laura, Maddy, …

Suzy Guarino-Hall is at DDD

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Suzy Guarino-Hall is at DDD offering tap classes Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  Here are some highlights from Day 1. Learning Technique Across the Floor Junior Class Intermediate Class Advanced Class Competition Piece Practice  

Suzy Guarino-Hall Coming to DDD

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Suzy Guarino-Hall will be visiting DDD June 25-27 to offer tap classes.   11:00-12:15 Junior TAP with Suzy 12:15-1:30 Intermediate TAP with Suzy 2:15-3:30 Advanced TAP with Suzy Cost $24 for 1 class $22 per class for 2 classes $20 per class for 3 classes $18 per class for 4 or more Background Information Suzy Guarino has been busy in the …

DDD Tappers Take Class from Thommie Retter

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DDD tappers Ella Bielicki, Hannah Bonacci, Miranda Bloomquist, Marissa Bloomquist, Gwen Breidinger and Sydney Moreland traveled to Center Stage Dance Company in Northville to take a master level class with Broadway star and award-winning choreographer performer, Thommie Retter. (November 19) Thommie Retter is finishing a 3 1/2 year run on Broadway with Billy Elliot The Musical.  When not on stage, …

The Big Apple Tap Festival Highlights 2017

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Miss Jillian and Mr. Charlie DuHadway traveled to New York City to perform at the Big Apple Tap Festival the weekend of November 10-12, 2017. “We experienced so much style, history and genuine love for the art of tap dance.  It was very inspirational and full of good friends and tremendous spirit!  Performing on stage with my son (Charlie) was …

A Sunday Afternoon of Master Tap Classes

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Mr. Charlie took Elite dancers Katy Arnold, Emma Buschle, Mackenzie Houghton, Taylor Murphy and Chloe McKinley for an afternoon of master tap classes at Center Stage Dance Company in Northville.  The Detroit Tap Repertory hosted master teachers Aubrey Cheek and Vikas Arun Sunday. Aubrey Cheek is a dancer, teacher, and choreographer based in New York City.  She was one of …