Allegro Teacher since 2023
“I learned something today and I learned it on the golf course…It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that swing!” - Arthur Duncan
Accomplished artist and choreographer
Shauna Mindt is an accomplished choreographer, teacher, and advocate for the tap dance community. With over 25 years of experience, she has made a significant impact in these roles through sharing her love for tap dance, tap history, jazz music, and production with students of all ages.
National training and recognition
Shauna has had the privilege of studying with legendary tap luminaries such as Dianne Walker, Brenda Bufalino, and the late Gregory Hines. From the vibrant tap festivals of Seattle and Portland to the bustling streets of New York City, Shauna has showcased her remarkable talent as a performer.
As a choreographer, Shauna has received regional and national recognition, winning numerous awards at dance competitions and conventions. Her creativity and artistic vision have earned her a Choreography Award from the Chicago Human Rhythm Project.
Shauna's commitment to the tap dance community extends beyond the studio. She actively connects with the global tap dance network and is a proud member of the "tap fam." She has organized community workshops and facilitated opportunities for her students to showcase their talents and engage with the wider tap dance community. With her expertise, passion, and tireless advocacy, Shauna continues to elevate tap dance as an art form and inspire generations of dancers to follow their passion.
Teaching schedule for September-June
6:20-7:45pm Tap 5
7:50-8:45pm Tap 3 Junior/Teen (ages 8+) with Samantha
7:50-9:15pm Tap 2/3 Senior (ages 13+) with Samantha
6:25-7:50pm Tap 6/7 (approved ages)
7:50-9:20pm Tap 4 (approved ages)