DO TAP, specializing in Rhythm Tap, is the only pre-professional tap dance company in the area and has performed throughout the Tri-County area, as well as at the Philadelphia Tap Festival, Philadelphia Youth Festival, Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, The National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Carnival Cruise line, The Kennedy Center, and at Carnegie Hall! This year DO TAP is honored to perform at Lincoln Center in January 2019.
We are proud to announce the new company members for 2018 – 2019
April Eickhoff has been dancing at Dance One since she was three years old. She currently studies tap, jazz, modern, ballet and hip hop. This is April’s third year in DO Tap and DO Crew. She danced in Brooklyn’s RAW Festival, Hershey Park, Kutztown University, Disney World, Carnegie Hall, Bethlehem Steel Stacks and the Spring Up Dance Festival. She has taken masterclasses with Dr. Leslie Netting, Steven Vaughn, Jason Samuels Smith, Bril Barrett, Ray Hesslelink, Ian Berg and Shani “Virgo” Alston. Outside of dance, she plays mellophone in the marching band and French horn in Wind Ensemble. April enjoys camping, playing with her two dogs and hanging out with her friends. After high school, she would like to continue her dance education in college and become a dance teacher.
Stephen Eurillo has been dancing at Dance One for three years and is excited to be a part of DO Tap for the first time. Stephen studies tap, jazz, ballet and hip-hop. Stephen is very active in musical theater and has enjoyed both leading roles and dance ensemble in school and community theater productions. Recent credits include Newsies (Race) Steel River Playhouse; She Loves Me (dance ensemble) SRP; Curtains (Bobby) Daniel Boone High School; Legally Blonde (dance ensemble) SRP; Chicago (dance ensemble) First Street Players; The Little Mermaid (dance ensemble) SRP. Stephen also studies voice and piano and is an active member of the Daniel Boone HS concert and select choirs. After high school, Stephen would like to pursue a career in the arts as a performer and choreographer.
Laura Fiorani is a senior at Daniel Boone High School. She has been dancing at Dance One studios for 7 years. Laura has studied tap, jazz, modern, hip-hop, ballet, and acro. This is her third year in DO TAP, and first year in DOCBT II. Laura has attended jazz and modern masterclasses instructed by Dr. Netting, and Steven Vaughn. She also had the privilege to dance at Carnegie Hall, Disney World, Hershey Park, and Kutztown University. Laura loves performing and can’t wait for all the opportunities DO TAP and DOCBT II have to offer this year.
Hannah Newcomb is a 7th grader at Exeter Township Jr. High School. She has been dancing for six years studying ballet, tap, pointe, jazz, modern, and hip-hop. She has attended master classes with Dr Leslie Netting, Amy Marshall, Daniel Mayo, and Steven Vaughan; and had the honor of performing at Carnegie Hall, and Kutztown University. Hannah loves being on stage performing and is excited and proud to be a part of both DO TAP and DOCBT for the second year. When not dancing, Hannah enjoys trying new make-up and nail techniques, hanging with friends, and playing with her cats. She hopes to be a make-up artist or professional dancer someday.