National Tap Dance Day 2020 With Shawn Byfield

May 25th is National Tap Dance Day National Tap Dance Day is here! This tradition honours the birthday of Bill “Bojangles” Robinson. Born in Richmond, Virginia, you’ve seen the left-footed tap dancer shuffling up stairs, sharing his giant smile (often with Shirley Temple) and paved the way for Black entertainers to perform in film, onContinue reading “National Tap Dance Day 2020 With Shawn Byfield”

BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March

Good news: I’m personally teaching a brand new, super short, three-week tap dance session in MARCH. WHEN IS IT: March 15th, 22nd and 29th (SUNDAYS) Since closing the doors to my BDX studio last year, I currently rent a cozy flamenco dance school (Carmen Romero’s studio, she’s actually quite famous) for all classes, rehearsals, etc. TheyContinue reading “BRAND NEW Toronto Tap Dance Classes This March”

FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person

That time Choreographer Shawn Byfield talked about math! Shawn Byfield created tap dance choreography, and was a guest for an episode of CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person. » Click Here To Watch (Scrub to 25:25)      As a sought-after presenter, choreographer, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who train andContinue reading “FLASHBACK: Choreographer Shawn Byfield On Canada’s Smartest Person”

Canadian Tap Dancer Wins GOLD MEDAL At Dance World Cup

15 Year Old Tap Dances Circles Around World’s Best, Wins Top Prize At “Olympics Of Dance” TORONTO, ON – When it comes to dancing, Canadians have the tap bug. Dance student  Lara Renaud wins the top medal for her tap dance solo at this year’s Dance World Cup, held this July in Whistler, BC. “It’sContinue reading “Canadian Tap Dancer Wins GOLD MEDAL At Dance World Cup”

It’s Official! Toronto’s National Tap Dance Day 2014 Workshop

National Tap Dance Day Toronto Workshop 2014 QUICK… Grab your tap shoes and don’t miss out on this fun tap dance workshop celebrating National Tap Dance Day! But you have to RSVP in advance… I look forward to shufflin’ with you! Click here to RSVP and get info…

Spark Dance Competition Lights Up The Stage- Just In Time For The Holidays

Spark Dance Competition 2013 A few shots from the semi finals of Spark Show Production’s dance talent contest at Market Village in Markham. My Toronto dance studio Byfield Dance Experience is one of the prestigious sponsors for the event, and I’m one of the judges for the competition. The finals are Saturday December 7th (TOMORROW)Continue reading “Spark Dance Competition Lights Up The Stage- Just In Time For The Holidays”

Tapdancing Television: Shawn Byfield On CP24 Toronto

In case you missed it… your favourite, most awesomely fun dance expert 😉 was interviewed and taught the hosts Jee and Gurdeep tap dance moves for National Tap Dance Day 2013. An entertaining few segments, we woke up Toronto with some fun! | Watch on CP24 Here’s a few photos from National Tap Dance DayContinue reading “Tapdancing Television: Shawn Byfield On CP24 Toronto”

Celebrate National Tap Dance Day With FREE Tap Dance Classes in Toronto

What’s the best way to celebrate Bill “Bojangles” Robinson’s birthday? Totally FREE tap dance classes! Saturday May 25th is National Tap Dance Day. I’m hosting FREE tap dance classes for dancers aged 16 and up, at Byfield Dance Experience, 819 Yonge Street, Toronto. 4pm Dancers with lots of tap training 5pm Dancers with a bitContinue reading “Celebrate National Tap Dance Day With FREE Tap Dance Classes in Toronto”

Celebrate National Tap Dance Day in Toronto With Free Tap Classes

Toronto Celebrates NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY 2013 …And Why This Award-Winning Choreographer Gives FREE Tap Dance Classes To The Public Toronto, ON: Time to grab your tap shoes. Because on Saturday May 25th, dancers across the city will eagerly celebrate National Tap Dance Day. The date honours the birthday of famous tap dancer and filmContinue reading “Celebrate National Tap Dance Day in Toronto With Free Tap Classes”

Tap Dance With Flute And Beatbox

Tap Dance FluteBox – Shawn Byfield & Rahul Bader share an elemental combination of wind, wood and metals to create a spark… tap dance, flute and beatbox. Check out the video to see their unique collaboration. Connect with Toronto tap dance choreographer Shawn Byfield on Twitter Connect with Toronto flute musician Rahul Bader on TwitterContinue reading “Tap Dance With Flute And Beatbox”