JAM CHRISTMAS FOLLIES
She is truly devoted to the discipline of tap…
How long have you been tap dancing?
How long have you been performing with Rhythm Nation Tap Company?
From whom/where have your received most of your tap dance training from?
Wendi Isaacson Rhythm Nation Tap Company.
What is your favorite thing about tap dance?
The rhythms and different sounds you can make. Also, how loud I can be.
Who is your favorite tap dancer and why?
Clayton “Peg-Leg” Bates. His determination to learn tap dance even with one leg always reminds me that no matter what, I can always keep tap dancing.
What are your favorite hobbies, other than dance?
reading, writing, drawing, and Robotics.
Do you have a favorite tap dance step? What is it/why?
I like the paddle or paradidle. It’s a simple step but it can be modified in so many ways.
What is your favorite performance you have ever been a part of?
A Very Jazzy Nutcracker. Being Clara and the Toy Dinosaur was so much fun!
What is your favorite thing about being a member of a tap dance company?
I love the connections I make with not only the members of the company, but the connections I make with other tap dancers worldwide. Tap dancers are a tight knit group, and I never would’ve been in that community if I hadn’t joined Rhythm Nation.
What things influence your tap dance style?
Rhythms that I hear in songs, coaches, and the vibe that I have.
What future goals do you have for yourself?
College, teaching, assisting, etc. I plan to go to college and major in Physical Therapy and minor in Dance so that I can teach people the art of tap dance!