The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble is Philadelphia's premier all female professional tap company. Under the guidance of Managing Director, Katie Budris, and Artistic Director, Kat Richter, the ensemble brings together local dancers and musicians to raise the profile of rhythm tap by creating both original choreography and improvised works.
Past performance credits include the Kimmel Center, City Hall, the Suzanne Roberts, the Painted Bride, the Wilma Theater, the Trocadero, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. The ensemble also performs at private functions and fundraisers.
In addition to performances, workshops, residency programs and lecture demonstrations, The Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble hosts Master Classes taught by renown guest artists and weekly Open Company Classes.
Summer Tap Intensive!
August 18th & 19th, 10am - 4pm daily
Join The Lady Hoofers for our 1st annual Summer Tap Intensive! This two day experience will include class sessions in tap technique, Broadway tap, rhythm tap, improvisation, and choreography PLUS tap history, viewing of classic tap films, and the chance to learn company repertoire. Classes will be led by company directors Katie Budris and Kat Richter plus a number of our Choreographers and First Company Dancers.