Tap Master Class:
Friday, May 17th
7pm-8pm - Levels 2/3 & 3/4 | 8pm-9:30 - Levels 4/5 & 5/6
Fee - $30
Bio: Born and raised in Deltona, Florida, Daniel Ryan Hunlap began taking dance classes at the age of 6 at Mariam and Valerie's School of Dance Arts in Sanford, FL. Studying all types of dance throughout his schooling, he went off to many specialty schools through his training as a young dancer. On full ride scholarships to both Sarasota Ballet (he attended for 3 years) and Ann Reinkings Broadway Theatre project (attended twice) where he furthered his skills. As a performer, Daniel has worked with the Tap Dogs and numerous dance companies in Florida and in New York City. He has been the dance captain for shows in front of Cinderella's Castle in Walt Disney World in Orlando. Performing beside pop stars, such as, Miley Cyrus, Jonas Brothers, Hillary Duff, and Debbie Ryan on ABC. Performing in Regional Theatre across the country in the musicals, West Side Story, Oklahoma and Guys and Dolls. Most recently Daniel was part of the original cast for Norwegian Cruise line on the Pride of America in Hawaii to originate the role of Fred Astaire.
As a teacher, Daniel started teaching tap and jazz as his childhood studio to the younger boys at the age of 15. After moving to New York, he was asked to be a sub tap teacher at the Broadway Dance Center. Now back in Orlando, Florida, Daniel teaches tap, jazz, and musical theater at dance studios around the Central Florida area. Having taught and judged on the faculty for Access Broadway with Ron Devito and also on the faculty for MA Dance competition he wants to pass on what was so well taught to him from his teachers and the people he looks up to. Dance is not what makes the person. Who that person is, is what makes the dance.