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Tap Dance at Hochstein

Tap technique from the first step through the basics. Learn basic music theory as applied to tap dancing. Intermediate classes move onto more steps and facility with more complex rhythms. Tap shoes are required.



Beginning Rhythm Tap

Cheryl Johnson, Instructor 

Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45 pm
Ages 12+
(New beginners)

Note: This class has been placed on standby. To inquire about this class or to be added to the list to be notified when the class is rescheduled at a later date, please call our offices at 585.454.4596.



Intermediate Rhythm Tap

Cheryl Johnson, Instructor 

Mondays, 7:00-8:00 pm
Ages 12+
(Prerequisite: 2 Years of Tap)


Intermediate classes move onto more steps and facility with more complex rhythms. Tap shoes are required. 


Dance Fees: $10 registration fee; $648* yearly tuition, payable in quarterly installments of $162. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, yearly tuition is $504 payable in quarterly installments of $126. (Fees are as of Fall 2022.)

Please note that tuition will be prorated accordingly if enrolling after the start date.


Note: Individual tap sessions are also available. Contact Hochstein at 585.454.4596 for more information.


Dance attire for this class: 

  • Flexible clothing, pant hems at shoe line or above, hair pulled back.
  • Tap shoes with screws countersunk, with non-marking soles (such as brown, caramel, tan, or white). Tap Shoes should fit like a good pair of walking shoes, fitting snugly on the heel and with room in the toe box for toes to stretch. As prices can vary, we recommend buying shoes that fit your budget.


* Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here.


Register Now Online

Click here for Beginning Rhythm Tap

Click here for Intermediate Rhythm Tap

or call 585.454.4596. 

Dance Savings!

Take one dance class at full tuition, get a second (or more) age appropriate class at 50% off! 50% discount applies to the lower tuition fee.

Safety Protocols

NOTE: All dance classes will be conducted in-person - unless noted otherwise - and will be subject to Hochstein’s safety plan. Please review our current procedures before entering our building.