Profile Type: Artist
Sharon White

Sharon White is well known throughout New England as a leading dance instructor, with accolades from teachers, students, and professionals alike. She has been studying and teaching dance since the age of 5, developing particular expertise in jazz and tap. Her teachers include such local luminaries as Grace Bates of Cambridge, Bill Fowler of Medford, and Karen Bernard of Winchester. In describing her art, Sharon explains, “Even though I’ve been dancing nearly all my life, I realized about six years ago that I truly have a passion for teaching- that’s really what I love to do. It’s incredibly rewarding to take my students, be they children or adults, all the way from learning the basics, starting with instructions with warm-ups, then progressing to rhythm patterns to create simple routines, and finally advancing to a full composed dance routine. I encourage students to practice daily- those students that do will advance much faster. As I help the students gain confidence while developing a dance level of competence, I always want my students to have fun learning.

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I Have Worked With

  • June 2015

    I have worked with since 2005 to the present. I have taught beginners and advance tap dance levels to adults.

  • June 2011

    I taught tap dance for the Somerville Schools 2010-2011 academic year, grades k-5.

  • December 2009

    I taught tap dance to the Somerville YMCA the summer and fall of 2009;


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Contact Information

First Name: 
Job Title/Position: 
Tap Dance Instructor
Mailing Address: 
Wakefield, MA 01880
Physical Address: 
Wakefield , MA 01880
Last Name: 


Profile Type: 
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Tap / Percussive
Populations Served: 
School Groups
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City

I am a Teaching Artist

Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age