Tap Dance Master Class Nov. 23

Charlottesville, VA -Piedmont Virginia Community College continues its Dance Master Class series with a tap dance class taught by Geri Carlson Sauls, faculty member at Brushwood's School of Dance in Gordonsville. The class is from noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Main Stage Theatre of the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

The class will focus on improving current tap dance skills and learning new ways to interpret the standard tap steps. The class is for all levels of dancers, ages ten and above with all levels of experience. Tap shoes are not required. Participants should be dressed comfortably and come ready to move.

Sauls received her tap dance teaching certification from the American Tap Dance Institute and has choreographed and performed in more than 25 musicals. She has trained extensively with many master tap and jazz teachers such as Jason Samuels Smith, Sam Weber, Chris Baker, Charles McGowan and Cathy Roe. Her most recent projects include choreographing "The Producers" at Live Arts in Charlottesville and directing "Stepping Out" and "Annie" for Four County Players community theater in Barboursville.

The cost of the class is $10 per participant. For more information or to register for the class, call the PVCC Box Office at 434.961.5376 or email boxoffice@pvcc.edu.

The Dickinson Building is located at the south end of College Drive. Ample, free parking is located in front of the building. More information about PVCC's Fine Arts and Performance season is available at www.pvcc.edu/performingarts.