NEWS

Capitol Tap Directors Produce "Metro Tap Roots" 
Dance Place, November 6-8, 2015

Capitol Tap directors, Lisa Swenton-Eppard and Baakari Wilder, with Knock On Wood Tap Studio's co-founder, Ms. Yvonne Edwards, presented "Metro Tap Roots", a celebration of the metro-DC-area's rich tap history.  This three day event, held at Dance Place in Washington, DC in November 2015, included multi-leveled tap classes, tap jam, panel discussion, and a concert.

 

After a successful weekend featuring a sold-out performance, Metro Tap Roots will return to Dance Place the first weekend in November 2017! 

Founder Lisa Swenton-Eppard Featured in
Dance Teacher Magazine and Dance Studio Life

Capitol Tap founder and director Lisa Swenton-Eppard was featured in Dance Teacher Magazine's May 2015 issue in the "Teacher's Tools" article, and "Teacher In The Spotlight" in Dance Studio Life magazine's April/May 2013 issue.

Assistant Artistic Director Baakari Wilder Receives Praise in New York Times Review
July 10, 2015

Assistant Artistic Director Baakari Wilder was mentioned for his "old-school cool" by New York Times critic Brian Seibert for his performance in Sarah Petronio's "Thelonius" as part of American Tap Dance Foundation's Tap City concert series.

Capitol Tap Chosen For Capital One Small Business Ad Campaign

 

Capitol Tap declared Knock On Wood Tap Studio's co-founder, Ms. Yvonne Edwards, as our biggest fan and Capital One Small Business created an ad campaign around her!  Watch the 30-second online ad, as featured in AdWeek.  

 

Print ads ran in The Washington Post in August and September 2015, and the online ad shared by Capital One has been viewed over 125,000 times!

Director Lisa Swenton-Eppard quoted

in Dance Studio Life Magazine

Pick up the December 2015 issue of Dance Studio Life Magazine to read an article on including dance history in the classroom with various quotes from our own Ms. Lisa.

Capitol Tap gets reviewed for their Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Capitol Tap celebrated their fifth anniversary in January 2015 and celebrated dance critic George Jackson shared his thoughts.