Level: Intermediate Tap Dancers
Instructor: Leonardo Sandoval
This class focuses on technique through challenging drills—with emphasis on clarity, time, and musicality—in order to develop the strongest possible technical range for each student. The class provides a very fun and positive atmosphere for learning this incredible American art form and hopes to keep the teachings of the master hoofers alive and well for generations to come!
Leonardo Sandoval is a Brazilian tap dancer gaining a reputation in the tap world for his musicality and for adding his own Brazilian flavor to tap. Sandoval co-founded the Cia Carioca de Sapateado in Rio de Janeiro, bringing tap dance to a wider audience in Brazil. In 2013, Sandoval moved to New York and has performed at the Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s Rhythm World, the D.C. Tap Fest, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Tap City, and ATDF’s Rhythm in Motion as an artist in residence. He recently premiered his own show, Music from the Sole, a creation with bassist and composer Greg Richardson.