Photo Credit: John Pastore

Tap Labs

30th Anniversary

July 27 - Aug 28, 2020

Registration Open

July 27 - Aug 8

Manhattan Tap Reboot/Jazz

(by audition)

Aug 10 - 14

Eddie Brown "Lost Routines"

(open to all levels)

Aug 17 - 28

Making Music Dance

World Music/Zapateo/Tap Dance

(open to all levels)

Watch for early bird discounts!

First one is 15% off total registration fee if you register in 2019


July 27 - Aug 28, 2020


Heather's Tap Labs

@ Studio in the Woods  


30th Celebration!

Bringing it to the Community

July 27 - August 8  (by audition)

Manhattan Tap Reboot

w. Keith Saunders (music director)

Aug 10 - 14             (open level)

Eddie Brown "The Lost Routines"

w. Dayna Szyndrowski (collaborator)

Aug 17 - 28             (open level)

Making Music Dance - Inside working with world music w. Antonio Vilchez, Andy Algire and Tony Romano (collaborators)

17 miles north of  NYC

30 hours of classes/week

Maximum 15 students/week

Musical collaborators in classes

All disciplines welcome

Housing information available

Upcoming Tours:



Playground for the Arts

Athens, Greece


Dec 8           2:00 - 4:00 pm

Master Class -

Connecting Improvisation


Dec 11          9:00 pm

Live with the band -

Improvisation Workshop


Dec 13          10:00 pm

Performance -

Live with CoolspiriTrio


Dec 14          5:00 - 6:30 pm

Workshop - Tap without Taps

                      7:00 - 8:30 pm

Workshop - Improvisation


Dec 15           11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Workshop - Tap Standards

                       1:00 - 2:30 pm

Workshop - Improvisation

Now Booking:

European Tour -

May 15 - June 15

Please contact Heather via website if you would like to book performances, workshops or residency


Video of the Month


Highlights of Heather Cornell’s Manhattan Tap. 

Excerpts taken from:


“Tap Meets Brown in Manhattan”, with the Ray Brown Trio, Alice Tully Hall, 1997

Dancers: Heather Cornell, Max Pollak, Jeannie Hill, Josh Hilberman, Michael Minery, Olivia Rosencranz  Musicians: Ray Brown, Geoff Keezer, Greg Hutchinson


“Excursion Fare” with Keith Terry & Crosspulse, Joyce Theater, 1998.

Dancers: Heather Cornell, Charon Aldredge, Maria Bostwick, Olivia Rosencranz, Michael Minery, Paris Mann  Musicians: Keith Terry, Claudia Gomez, Jackie Rago, Egardo Cambon, Raymond Graham


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