Reggio “The Hoofer” McLaughlin presents Everything’s Copasetic Tap Dance Workshop

Event Type
Event Description

Back by popular demand, National Treasure tap dancer Reggio “The Hoofer” McLaughlin will be offering a third installment of the workshop he presented in honor of Black History Month celebrating the history of American tap dance. This workshop will focus on difference variations of the tap dancer’s national anthem, “The Shim Sham” A dance that any level can learn from. The Shim Sham is a dance that originated in the late 1920s. It is a particular tap dance routine that is regarded as the tap dancer’s national anthem. Since then, there have been many different variations.

Running Time
60 Minutes
Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm


Old Town School of Folk Music

4544 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625