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Melinda Sullivan is a highly sought out tap dancer and choreographer based in Los Angeles. Her mentors include the Jazz Tap Ensemble, Jason Samuels Smith, and the late Harold Cromer.
Best known from FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance, Melinda has a diverse career in dance, television, and theatre. After being the first tap dancer to make Top 10, Melinda went on appear as the first tap All-Star in Season 10.
Melinda currently performs with the Syncopated Ladies and Postmodern Juk...read more
I am inspired by all the great tap dance masters before me and around me, and hope this class will inspire all to love the dance even more! Class begins with a technique warmup. I will cover some of the more important points that can help problem solve the "challenges" of tap: weight shifting, relaxed ankles, identifying which muscles need stenghening, etc. A combination will follow, where we will explore being a musician and embodying space at the same time. For ALL tap dancers....hoofers, Broadway style, whatever!