​SCVTHS to Hold Tap and Dance Intensive Summer Programs


BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Dance Department at Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School will be holding two programs during the upcoming summer break. 

The Tap Intensive will be for students ages 10 to 15, and the Dance Intensive will be for students ages 10 to 14. Both programs are held in the air-conditioned studios of Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School.

The Tap Intensive will feature guest teachers who augment the professional experience that dancers receive while studying over the summer. SCVTHS faculty member Mary Lynne McAnally will lead the camp with the exploration of Broadway, rhythm and kick line tap styles.

Sign Up for E-News

Students will work on defining rhythm and clarity of sound. Students will also learn about the history of tap dance by guest artist Hillary-Marie, who serves as the artistic director of the Jersey Tap Fest.  

Guest artist and Dance Department alumnus Liz Carroll, also a member of the New Jersey Tap Ensemble, will be setting a dance work in the Rhythm Tap style.  

The Tap Intensive will run from July 18 to 22 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) for students ages 10 to 14, at a cost of $325 per child. 

The annual Dance Intensive is a week of technique classes in modern, jazz and ballet.  All dancers will learn basic composition tools and concepts, as well as learning repertory from dance professionals. The camp is an excellent time for students to focus on improving dance technique and refining style of movement.  

A guest artist will be setting a dance work during the week. 

The Dance Intensive will run from July 25 to 29 (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) for students ages 10 to 14 at a cost of $325 per child. 

For more information and to register, please contact Sheila Buttermore at 908-526-8900, ext. 7277 or

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events

Sun, February 25

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Mon, February 26

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Raritan Police: Warren Man Arrested for DWI and More in Police Blotter

February 17, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A Warren man was arrested Feb. 1 for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle violation, according to a report from Raritan Borough Police.

Wayne Krause, 68, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and speeding after being pulled over on Route 22 West.

Krause was processed and released pending a court appearance.

Police made other arrests for ...

Grape Expectations Hosts Wine Tastings

February 23, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America.

Tastings are scheduled Feb 24, from noon to 4 p.m.; March 2 from 5 p.n. to 9 p.m. and March 3 from noon to 4 ...

Somerset County Residents May Drive Through and Drop Off Unwanted Medicines March 17 in Basking Ridge

February 25, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The first "Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off"  will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17, at the Bernards Township Public Works Garage, 277 S. Maple Ave, Basking Ridge. This drop off will allow all Somerset County residents to safely dispose of unwanted or outdated prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.

The Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off is ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...