Short Vine
2728 Short Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA


May 19, 2023


10:15 am - 10:15 am



Absolute Beginner Tap Dance (Friday mornings)

Fridays, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

The Absolute Beginner Tap class is for anyone who has never taken a tap class or wants to start again from the very beginning and move at a slower pace.  Students will take this five-week course to learn the basics of tap, then after this class will transfer to the Beginning class at 11:15 a.m. Students may take any 5-week Spring session, and are welcome to repeat this Absolute Beginner 5-week class before moving to the Beginner level class.

  • Ages: Adults and Teens 16+
  • Session: 5 weeks
    • Spring 3: March 17 – April 14, 2023
    • Spring 4: April 21 – May 19, 2023
  • Instructor: Alissa Stachowski
  • Cost: $65/single session; $125/two sessions
  • Class Size: 4 students required to run class; no more than 12 students enrolled
  • How to Register: Email the instructor at alissa.stachowski@gmail.com with “Absolute Beginner Tap Dance (Friday mornings)” in the subject line. Registration by a minimum of 4 students is needed by the Friday prior to the start of class, but students may register through the Thursday before class begins, if the minimum requirement is met in advance

Alissa Stachowski
Alissa Stachowski grew up in Alliance, Ohio, where she studied and performed in a variety of art forms including dance, acrobatics, music, and theater. At the University of Akron, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance, focused mainly on ballet and modern dance. She studied many dance forms at Contemporary Dance Theater (now known as Mutual Arts) in Cincinnati, including modern, ballet, hip hop, jazz, tap, and Afro-Caribbean/Dunham dance.

Alissa’s recent dance performances in Cincinnati through Contemporary Dance Theater include the Area Choreographers Festival and Performance and Time Arts shows with various choreographers. Outdoor performances include Global Water Dances-Cincinnati (2013, 2015, and 2021), Great Outdoor Weekend (2021), Ohio Statehouse Performing Arts Series (2016), and Bodies in Urban Spaces (2014) in conjunction with Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center.


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