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Heritage Theatre Group expands Tap series

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Join HTG Managing Director, Krista Pennington, for a series of drop in tap classes! All classes are $5 at the door.
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Heritage Theatre Group was founded on the mission of bringing classic plays with classic themes to Grand Rapids and for over twenty-five years, we have been producing compelling and timeless theatre. As we approach our 2016 season, we have been placing a larger focus on our educational series, which began in 2014. In addition to workshops and readings, we are now offering a variety of tap classes!

Three levels (beginner, basic, and intermediate) are currently on the schedule with many more to follow throughout the summer and fall. Classes take place at the Wealthy Theatre Annex (two buildings east of the theatre) and are $5 at the door (cash, credit, or check).

Due to the success of the first class, we have expanded the offering from once a month to twice a month

Classes are taught by the HTG managing director, Krista Pennington, who has a long history in tap dancing. "Dancing has always been a passion, but not something I've gotten to do a lot as of late, and I'm thrilled to be able to share this with others."

Each class will feature new steps, floor work in groups, and a combination appropriate for the level of the class. Tap is fairly physical, so dress comfortably, bring a bottle of water, and get ready to shuffle off to Buffalo! Tap shoes are encouraged but NOT required.

In addition to our classes, HTG will also be producing three wonderful works, The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan, The Good Doctor by Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov, and Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare this summer.

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