Shelby Kaufman

Shelby Kaufman
Shelby Kaufman

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Teacher Bio

Shelby Kaufman (she/her), Michigan native, has been trained in a variety of dance styles since the age of 5. After moving to New York she began dancing as a member of Brenda Bufalino’s ‘New’ American Tap Dance Orchestra, and Germaine Salsberg’s Les Femmes.  She has assisted and frequently guest taught for Salsberg at Broadway Dance Center, The American Tap Dance Foundation, LIU more

Class Descriptions


Shelby's tap classes are based in technique, with a strong focus on rhythm and musicality.  Classes include warm-ups, center floor exercises, progressions across the floor, and combinations varying greatly in style and genre of music. Shelby always provides individual attention and instruction to each dancer and and attempts to create a nonjudgmental and positive environment in every class.


BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.


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  • Broadway Dance Center
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