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Tap Dance Privates
Whether an absolute beginner or advanced student, Kristen caters to each individual depending on their unique needs and goals.
Kristen offers consistent sessions to improve your technique, and single sessions if you need fast audition prep or choreography.
Her training emphasizes technique, style, and of course, a whole lot of fun!
Let's get tippity tappin'!
Kristen grew up as a competitive dancer in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, and theatre styles, then focused her training in Musical Theatre at Syracuse University. As a performer, Kristen has worked with incredible choreographers, such as tap dance expert, Anthony Morigerato, and Broadway's Tony Award nominee, Denis Jones.
She loves sharing her knowledge of the performing arts in dance studios, in theatre arts programs, and to individuals auditioning for college theatre programs.
Kristen's classes and workshops have an encouraging and enthusiastic environment as she pushes the students' potential. Her teaching puts emphasis on technique and storytelling.
Kristen is classically trained in Bel Canto vocal technique. Growing up, she was passionately involved in choir and had the opportunity to participate as a soprano in the National Association for Music Education's state regionals, all-state, and all-eastern choruses with renowned conductors such as Dr. Pearl Shangkuan.
Kristen loves singing for special ceremonies such as weddings and funerals. Some of Kristen's most requested songs are "Ave Maria," "The Prayer," and "On Eagle's Wings."
Kristen choreographed Shrek, Willy Wonka, Beauty and the Beast, & The Little Mermaid
Kristen choreographed The Summer Theatre of New Canaan's DramaRamas & Junior Company