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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

If you are interested in becoming a member of a TDC dance team, contact tdcfrontdesk@gmail.com.

If you have an immediate question, please reach out to the coach, Heidi Drinkward, or the TDC Director, Kelly Meyers for more information about the Intermediate dance team.

Tap Team Coach: Heidi Drinkward

Colette Lee

Lily Walthall

Rylie Walthall

Team Year: July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021

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

  Intermediate OR Advanced Tap

  Additional Ballet, Jazz or Tap class

  Ballet OR Jazz (dancer's choice at appropriate level)

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

  Tap Team class



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.


2020 - 2021 Dance Team Competition Results

The competitions, dates and venues are confirmed unless marked as TBD. Awards and accomplishments will be posted here after competitions are held.

Dance Competitions

Comments, Awards & Highlights

Nuvo Convention Jan 15-17, 2021


Long Beach Convention Center

300 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802


Spotlight Feb 11-14, 2021


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278


KAR Mar 26-28, 2021


Redondo, Centinela Valley Center for the Arts

14901 S. Inglewood, Lawndale, CA 90860


PDN Adjudication TBD


Irvine Address TBD


Countdown Apr 30 - May 2, 2021


The Downey Theatre

8435 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241


KAR Live May 14-16, 2021


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278



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


Last updated: 09/06/2020




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 2020 – 2021 dance team will be together from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

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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