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The Tap Dance Team is for dancers at or above the Tap II level who love performing and want to take their tap dance skills to another level.

Tap Team Coach:  Heidi Drinkward

The 2017-2018 Tap Dance Team is currently being formed but not certain for this competition year. If you are interested in becoming a member of a TDC dance team, please reach out to coach Heidi Drinkward, or the TDC Director, Kelly Meyers for more information about the Tap Dance Team.

Tap Team Coach:  Heidi Drinkward

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Team Year:   July 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018

Regular attendance in the mandatory weekly classes is critical for Intermediate Team members to work on technique, advance skills and reach individual and team goals. In addition to requirements listed below, dance team members are encouraged to attend social events held throughout the dance year. Review all TDC dance team policies.

Mandatory Weekly Class Requirements

Optional Weekly Classes

·    1 Tap II or Tap III class

·    Additional Ballet, Jazz or Tap class

·    1 Ballet or Jazz class at any level

·    Saturday All-Age Production Class (resumes in September 2017)

·    1 Tap Team class

·    Private dance lessons for additional 1:1, 1:2, or 1:3 instruction


Other Mandatory Requirements

·    Attend annual dance convention with members of all TDC Dance teams.

·    Annual Contract Fee:  $125/dancer1

·    Attend competitions and community service events designated by the Senior Team coach.


2017 – 2018 Dance Team Competition Results

The 2017-2018 TDC dance teams are just getting started. The dates and venues that listed are confirmed unless marked as unconfirmed.  Participation by TDC soloist, duo, trio and teams is unconfirmed until the word ‘Scheduled’ appears in the Comments column. Awards and accomplishments will be posted here as competitions are held.

Dance Competitions

Awards & Highlights

YAGP – Feb 16 – 18, 2018


California Center for the Arts (Escondito Concert Hall)

340 N. Escondito Blvd., Escondito, CA 92025


YAGP – Mar 9 – 11, 2018


Orpheum Theatre

203 W. Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003


KAR – Mar 23 – 25, 2018


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278


StarboundDates TBD


Servite High School (unconfirmed)

1952 W La Palma Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801


Headliners – Apr 6 – 8, 2018


Millikan High School

2800 Snowden Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815


PDN Adjudication – Apr 20 – 22, 2018


Irvine Hilton (unconfirmed)

18800 MacArthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612


ThunderstruckApr 20 – 22, 2018


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (unconfirmed)

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278


KAR Livetentative


Long Beach Convention Center (Terrace Theatre, unconfirmed)

300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802


Showstopper -- tentative


Disneyland Hotel (unconfirmed)

1150 West Magic Way, Anaheim, CA 92802







1 Annual contract fee/dancer is $125 for the first team, and $25 more for each additional team.



About Our Dance Teams


If you have a question about the TDC dance team policies, give us a call at 714-544-3072 or send us an email at info@tustindance.com.

Dance Team Year?

The 2017 – 2018 dance team will be together from July 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018.

Keys to Success?

TDC Dance Team members love to dance and we appreciate all of your passion and effort your give throughout the season.

As representatives of TDC during community performances and dance competitions, you can only perform at your highest level and do yourself and TDC proud if you put in the work each and every day and week. And, TDC can only help you achieve your individual and team goals if you always give your best and you meet the requirements that we have outlined for you.

TDC dance team members are required to sign a contract each dance season, and agree to the dance team policies it contains.







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