Dancing is one of the more enjoyable forms of exercise, and tap dancing can be some of the most energetic. Ever watched old musicals like Singin’ in the Rain or White Christmas and found your toes tapping along to the catchy tunes? You don’t just have to sit by the sidelines and watch — learn how to tap dance yourself! There are many great dance studios and teachers in the Houston area ready to help out dancers at any level. Find the right tap dancing lessons in your area from this great selection.
Humphreys School Of Musical Theatre
800 Bagby, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 558-8887
www.tuts.com

Run by Theatre Under the Stars, this school has all sorts of acting, singing, and dance classes for children and adults. If your little one has the acting bug, enrolling them in classes here or in one of their summer camps may be a great way for them to gain confidence in themselves and in their tap dancing abilities. Located in the downtown Theater District, they also have adult dance classes after you get off work for you to get your workout in while having a blast.

Kennedy Dance Theatre
1001 Pineloch Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77062
(281) 480-8441
www.kennedydance.com

This Clear Lake area dance studio has grown since its beginnings in 1973 and now hosts more than 100 dance and performing arts classes each week to students of all ages. Whether you’re looking to get a refresher class after being away from dance for a long time or are looking to start your little one in something new, they’ll be able to find the dance class for you. Try one of their tap-only courses, or if your child hasn’t decided what style of dance they’d prefer, they can try one of their overview courses for younger students that includes a mix of different styles. They also have a special needs program that offers free dance classes to students with developmental disabilities as a way to help all children learn the fun of dance.

METDance
2828 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 522-6375
www.metdance.org

One of Houston’s favorite dance studios, this collection of professional dancers not only performs as a company in the theater district, they teach the next generation of dancers in their midtown location. After 20 years of teaching classes and running a professional company as well as youth performance groups, METDance is a great place for you to learn to tap. Younger students can participate in recitals and other productions throughout the year as they learn new tapping skills.

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Banbury School Of Dance
10605 Braewick Dr.
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 721-2464
www.banburydance.com

The instructors at the Banbury School of Dance know that most people will not go on to be professional dancers, so they make sure to emphasize fun while still teaching their students to be the best they can be. Students of all ages have similar class styles and learn from qualified instructors the techniques they’ll need to be successful in dance and everyday life. They offer summer camps and classes as well for students to keep up their dance during their break from school.

Tap Happy
(713) 524-6545
www.saradraper.com

Teacher Sara Draper knows that a love of dance doesn’t go away when you become an adult. That’s why she offers adult tap classes at multiple locations around the Houston area. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a complete beginner who’s never put on a pair of dancing shoes or someone who started tapping in kindergarten and never stopped – she’s got a course for you. Think you’re too old for dancing? Join her Golden Tappers course for intermediate dancers 55 and older.

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Gillian Kruse is a freelance writer living in Houston. She graduated from Rice University with a great love for all performing and visual arts. She enjoys writing about arts and cultural events, especially little-known ones, to help Houstonians learn about what’s going on in their city. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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