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Tap Competition

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 8:30 p.m
All-student dance competition for two $500 awards.

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2015 Visiting School Days

Thursday, October 22, & Friday, October 23 2015

Location: Flint Cultural Center

Each Fall, Tapology kicks off Festival Weekend with excitement! Giving Flint's youth an education in the Science of Dance and the Art of Rhythm.

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Special Performance

Tapology will perform for guests at intermission during
"The Illusionist" at The Whiting on October 10, 2015.  

See a new show and support our program!

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Festival Registration

The Tapology Festival offers a jam packed schedule of tap dance activities over a three day weekend. This dance festival is distinctive in that it offers events for Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced and Senior students.

The tap dancers weekend begins with workshops on Friday evening, honors Living Legend Kevin Ramsey at Saturday afternoon’s Honoree Luncheon, hosts the Tap Competition with $1000 in prizes on Saturday night and the Tapology Concert on Sunday evening at 7 PM. Rules for the Tap Competition can be found here. To register for Festival, click here.

Welcome to Tap•ol•o•gy 

Tapology DanceThe name Tapology has become synonymous with quality workshops, historical education and concert performances since the first Tapology festival in 2001. Based in Flint, Michigan, Tapology has become known nationwide as the dance instruction event where everyone is welcome – from beginners to seniors, and everyone in between.

Instructors teach on all levels, giving every dance participant an even chance at professional development. Employing an even mix of dance legends and contemporary rising stars, the Tapology festival provides excellent training and inspiration for those who love to dance and to tap, in particular.

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2015 Living Legend


The 2015 Tapology Living Legend is Actor-Director-Filmmaker Kevin Ramsey,  a native of New Orleans who continues to cross-over varied artistic mediums, whether serving as the Co-Producer/Director/ Writer on the award-winning short film "Tap Rap," starring Savion Glover, to starring on Broadway in the award-winning Cy Coleman musical "The Life," which garnered him an Outer Critics Circle nomination, as well as, his countless guest star appearances on such television network shows as "Cold Case," "24," and "Saving Grace."

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Tapology Scholars

Here at Tapology, we know the power of dance: The power to move, to transform and to help our youths be the best they can be. It is our hope to extend that opportunity to as many dancers as we can.

The Tapology Tap Festival offers scholarship opportunities to help young dancers attend Tapology. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline of consideration for a 2015 Festival Scholarship is September 15,  2015. Click here for a scholarship application