16. + 17. October 2021

Groomed by tap and vaudeville stars of the 1930’s, tap dance artist Joshua Hilberman has shared  the  stage with Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Jimmy Slyde, Brenda Bufalino, and most every tap dancer of note. 

Together with dancer/producer Drika Overton, and the German duo Tap and Tray, Josh has been creating and performing original ensemble and solo theatrical productions for nearly 30 years.

Now he's coming to Leipzig!

Josh has taught hundreds of workshops and tap festivals, including New York, Chicago, Stockholm, Vancouver, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Dusseldorf, etc.  His deep understanding of tap dance in performance combined with a healthy sense of humor make him a fun, patient, enlightening instructor.  

Hilberman’s contributions to the evolution of tap dance receive mention in the 2010 book Tap Dance America, and he has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the  US Presidential Scholars Teachers Recognition Award, and the Premi Claqueta from the dancers of Barcelona, Spain for significant contributions to the tap community.

Settled happily in Liege, Belgium, most days Josh can be found at his lovely space for tap dance, the Claquettes Club, or at home making pancakes for his son Felix and wife Stephanie.  For more information:

Photo: Liza Voll

Who is this workshop for?

The workshops are for tap dancers of all levels who are enthusiastic about swing and jazz and who want to learn steps that are easy to dance and that skillfully combine tradition and modernity. An opportunity to learn tap from a real master of jazz tap.

Course information

This event will take place under 3G regulations.

When: Saturday, 16.10. & Sunday, 17.10.2021

WhereLOFFT – Das Theater, Spinnereistraße 7/Halle 7, 04179 Leipzig

10:00am – 11:30amTap Dance Technique  – Beginners with previous knowledge (AmV)
Josh will get you swinging, starting with the basic and simple tap dance steps.

11:45am – 1:15pmTap Dance Technique  – intermediate / advanced (M/F)

2:30pm – 4:00pm Uhr Repertoire with Josh Hilberman  – intermediate / advanced (M/F)
Learn choreographies from a selection of historical and Josh’s personal repertoire.


1 course: 30 €
2 courses: 50 €
3 courses: 70 €

The prices advertised above include both days of class.

Drop in: 25 €


We would appreciate a transfer to the account of the Sebastian Weber Dance Company. The account information will be sent after registration.

Registration takes place in writing using the online registration form and is binding. The course fee will be refunded if the workshop has to be canceled on our part (illness / Corona waiver). Refunds in other cases are not possible. If you have technical problems with the form, please contact us by E-Mail in our office.


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