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The Rhythm Room
#109 - 3701 Hastings Street OR 8713 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
WEEK TWO: AUGUST 21st — 25th
NEW THIS YEAR:
We will be adding a live music component to the Adv Beg and Intermediate classes. What an amazing experience, to tap dance that way it was originally intended — WITH LIVE MUSIC!
INTRO TO TAP: Brand new tappers! It’s never too late to start
BEGINNER 1: dancers with 1+ years of weekly tap training
ADVANCED BEG 3: dancers with 4+ years of weekly tap training
INTERMEDIATE: dancers with 6+ years of weekly tap training
MONDAY — FRIDAY
Intro & Beginner 1 classes are 1 hour each day
Adv Beginner & Intermediate are 1 hour 15 minutes w/live music accompaniment
11:00 — 12:00 Intro to Tap w/Jennifer Bishop
5:00 — 6:00 Intro to Tap w/Jennifer Bishop
6:00 — 7:00 Beginner 1 w/Jennifer Bishop
7:15 — 8:30 Adv Beginner 3 w/Peggy Giesbrecht
**8:30 — 9:30 Int w/Peg Giesbrecht TUES & THURS ONLY**
**8:30 — 9:30 Yoga w/Peg Giesbrecht MON/WED/FRI ONLY**
JENNIFER BISHOP (Intro & Beginner 1)
Jennifer has been teaching dance for over 25 years now and loves every minute of it. She has extensive credits in theatre, film & TV as both a choreographer and performer. You may have caught her in West Side StorySingin' In the Rain, or CabaretGuys & Dolls at The Arts Club Theatre or and The Music Man at The Vancouver Playhouse. Her diversity as an artist took her across North America as percussionist/dancer with company Rhythmatix and to Taiwan as a singer with pop band Culture Shock. She has been a favourite of tap students at Harbour Dance CentreThe West Coast Tap Dance Collective for over 20 years now. Jennifer founded and this year took on role of Vice President. In 2007, she founded The Rhythm Room and she is so happy that it continues to attract such fantastic people.
BEWARE: Once you've tried Jennifer's class, you will find yourself addicted to tap!
PEGGY GIESBRECHT (Adv Beginner & Intermediate & Yoga!)
Peggy was raised in Calgary and transplanted to Vancouver over a decade ago. With over 20 years of professional teaching experience, her own small business/production company and a recently revived performing career, she is constantly reinventing herself and achieving rare longevity in the dance industry.
Peggy is also a much loved guest instructor who is invited to teach master classes and summer schools at home and across the western provinces year after year. A respected adjudicator for provincial and national level competitions, she has also received numerous choreography awards and recognition for her charitable contributions to various visual and performing arts programs in BC.
Her students –both past and current – continue to find great success as performers In Toronto, New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, touring with shows such as Stomp!, Wicked and Mary Poppins and the new Broadway musical “Shuffle Along”. Just as many others have followed in her footsteps to become outstanding teachers, choreographers, studio owners and company directors.
Students find Peggy's style and approach very liberating – she is one of our most requested instructors.
INTRO & BEGINNER — 1 hour long classes
ADV BEG 3
1 hour 15 minute long classes with live music
Tuesday & Thursday only
8:30 — 9:30
$20 drop in
8:30 — 9:30
$15 for registered Adv Beginner students
$20 drop in
1) Print registration form HERE (bring with you on the first day or fill out, scan and email to us here)
2) Choose one of the following payment methods:
E-TRANSFER: e-transfer to [email protected]
DIRECT TRANSFER: Vancity account holders, contact us HERE for direct transfer info