GWT SYLLABUS

Putting the dance back into tap dance.

OUR ALUMNI:

 ●  Steven McRae (Skimbleshanks in “Cats” the movie)  ●  Bayley Graham (winner of TVNZs “60 Seconds”)  ●  Steven McRae (Skimbleshanks in “Cats” the movie)  ●  Bayley Graham (winner of TVNZs “60 Seconds”)  ●  Steven McRae (Skimbleshanks in “Cats” the movie)  ●  Bayley Graham (winner of TVNZs “60 Seconds”)

The HEART OF GWT

At Glenn Wood Tap (GWT), our syllabus is more than just a set of routines; it's a comprehensive journey through the art of tap dance. Designed for dancers of all ages and skill levels, our syllabus is the cornerstone of our mission to revolutionise tap dance education.

The unique GWT Syllabus

launched into the tap scene in 2004.

Designed for teachers to offer a complete tap program, from novice tap to the most advanced dancers

Offers versatility to work with your personal teaching style

Founded on solid technique

The steps, routines and combinations are fluid, relaxed and enjoyable to dance

A teacher at any level of experience can start teaching from the get-go

Students of all levels are immersed from lesson 1 into an excellent technique

Offers the most enjoyable exam process your students will participate in!

Your comprehensive journey through the art of tap dance

The GWT Syllabus is meticulously crafted to guide dancers from their earliest steps to the pinnacle of tap performance. Each level contains:

Barre Activities

Combinations

Individual Steps

Turning Technique Activities

Routines – Performance Quality

The GWT Tap Syllabus is exciting to teach, easy to introduce into your studio and fun for students to learn.

essentials
Package

Handbook PDFs written in simple English terminology – one for every level

Videos containing all barre, combinations, corner and routines.

All the music files required for class accompaniment and exams.

Please note: no hardcopy is sent, the handbooks, videos and music files are delivered to you digitally via download.
No refunds for change of mind.

level bundles

Blue Series: $450

Video Files containing all barre, combinations, corner and routines.

PDF handbook in plain simple English terminology

All the music files required for class accompaniment and exams

Putting steps together to create combinations

Learn your first tap routine.

Introduction to slow and fast tap dance.

Establishing a solid grounding in tap dance techniques. Dancers will learn essential steps such as shuffles, heel heel pick-ups and travelling steps.

Green Series: $600

Video Files containing all barre, combinations, corner and routines.

PDF handbook in plain, simple English terminology

All the music files required for class accompaniment and exams

Your’re really flying now. Faster turns from the corner and more challenging step combinations.

You’re dancing all the time doing shuffle pick-ups, mini rolls and time steps

A big leap forward into waltz tap and turns like a spinning top.

 

Ideal for intermediate level tap dancers. The steps are faster, the techniques more challenging and students are really dancing now.

Gold Series: $750

Video Files containing all barre, combinations, corner and routines.

PDF handbook in plain, simple English terminology

All the music files required for class accompaniment and exams.

One legged wings are found throughout.

More intricate footwork where clean heel sounds are essential.

Tap dancing at a professional level. Your skills are easily transferred to the stage.

In the gold levels the student is executing Intermediate/advance work. Style, sophistication and great technique are essential for these levels