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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

Nina Minchala

Niza Gracielle Sayo

Lily Walthall

Rylie Walthall

Team Year: July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

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

    Tap II OR Tap III

    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/dancer is $150 for the first team, and $25 more for each additional team.

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


2021 - 2022 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

In-Studio Workshop Jan 22-23, 2022


Tustin Dance Center

14662 Franklin Ave, Ste. C

Tustin, CA 92780


Countdown Feb 25-27, 2022


The Downey Theatre

8435 Firestone Blvd.

Downey, CA 90241


KAR Mar 25-26, 2022


Redondo, Centinela Valley Center for the Arts

14901 S. Inglewood

Lawndale, CA 90860


PDN Adjudication Apr 8-10, 2022


Irvine Hilton

18800 MacArthur Blvd.

Irvine, CA 92612


Spotlight Apr 28 - May 1, 2022


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Cetner

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Redondo Beach, CA 90278


KAR Live May 13-15, 2022


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Redondo Beach, CA 90278




Last updated: 09/09/2021




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 2021 – 2022 dance team will be together from July 1, 2021 through July 30, 2022.

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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