The Big Apple Tap Festival 2018


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Sorry - due to space limitation, no observers permitted.

Special rates and
performance opportunity
for groups

Call for details!
(646) 383 4949

Instructions for the
Online Registration Form:

  • Add courses to the basket by clicking the Register Now button located in the 'Registration Options' section below.
  • View your courses by clicking Registration Basket located at the top of the page.
  • Don't forget to add the Non-Refundable Registration Fee if you are only registering for one or two days of classes. It will be added to your order in processing if you forget.
  • Once finished adding courses to the basket - proceed to the Online Order Form and fill out your information and means of payment.
  • We accept Visa or Master Card on our online order form. Your information is encrypted.
  • Please contact us if you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours!

Registration Options:

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 *  Additional Rates:
- Participants Showcase Tickets:
    All the performers must obtain a ticket in order to enter the theater.
  • Entire Festival participants
         (Before October 22):

          (All Adult 3-Day programs / Older Teens:
          2-3 days / Younger Teens & Tweens: 2 days)
  • Free    
  • Registration By Day participants:
  • $25 Buy a ticket for the Participants Showcase - Advance Sales  
  • Advance sales:
  • $25 Buy a ticket for the Participants Showcase - Advance Sales  
  • At the door: (pending availability)
  • $35    

    - Festival T-Shirts:
        (sales at the festival only)

    Space is limited - register early!

    Additional Registration Methods:

    • Online registration: with Visa or Mastercard (listed at the top of this page).
    • By phone: 646-383-4949.
    • By Fax: 631-789-0009.
    • Manual Registration Form: Cut from the festival poster or downloaded from this website.
      The 'Manual Registration Form' button is located at the top section of this website.
    • By mail: Check or Money Order.
      • Make check payable to The Big Apple Tap Festival
      • Send to:
          The Big Apple Tap Festival
          P.O.Box 821
          New York City, NY 10108


    • Full refund minus $30 registration fee, before October 22.
    • No refund after October 22, 2018.


    By registering with us - you agree to the following waiver:

      I hereby release Jazz Tap Center, Inc., The Big Apple Tap Festival, instructors, sponsors and all event locations from any and all claims or liability due to personal injury or loss of property which I (or my child) may sustain as a result of participating in any activity connected with this festival.

      I state that I (and my child) will comply with the rules & regulations set by Jazz Tap Center, Inc. and acknowledge that JTC has the right to refuse service to any customer at its own discretion.

      I also permit Jazz Tap Center, Inc. to use any video or photographic pictures taken, of myself (or of my child), for any promotional and / or archival purposes.

    Class Levels:

    • Adult #1, #2, & #3:
      Three identical programs at the level of:
      (Int. / Adv. / Pro.)
    • Intermediate / Advanced / Professional
      (ages 17+, adult tappers, teachers and studio owners.)

      Three Separate and Identical Programs!

      Participants who register to Adult Program #3 on Saturday, can also add a registration to Adult Programs #1 or #2 on Friday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 11 for a full 3-day festival.
    • Adult #4:
      (Adv. Beg.)
    • Advanced Beginners
      (ages 17+, adult tappers, with at least 3 years of tap training.)

      A dedicated program for advanced beginner adult tappers.

    • Older Teens #1 & #2:
    • Intermediate / Advanced
      (ages 15 - 16, with at least 6 years of extensive tap training.)

      Two Separate and Identical Programs!

      Older Teens who would like to participate in a full 3-day festival, should register to Older Teens #2 on Saturday and Sunday, and add a registration to Adult Programs #2 on Friday, Nov. 9.
    • Younger Teens:
    • Intermediate / Advanced
      (ages 13 - 14, with at least 5 years of extensive tap training.)
    • Tweens' Program:
    • Intermediate
      (ages 10 - 12, with at least 3-4 years of extensive tap training.)

      Level Clarification:
      • All the programs / classes at the festival are at an 'open level'. For this reason we suggest the minimum requirements of level as stated above for each program.
      • Each teacher's class will vary in degree of difficulty according to their own style and charisma.
      • Adult programs #1, #2 & #3 are identical and at an 'higher open level'.
      • Adult program #4 will be at the advanced beginner level.
      • Older Teens #1 & #2 programs are at the same Intermediate/Advanced level.
      • The participants should attend this festival with the view of studying original material first hand from a diverse faculty, while receiving tap material from some of the highest professionals in the business.
      • Please keep an open-mind while studying the huge amount of material.
        The weekend will be successful if you absorb even a portion of what is taught during the classes.