THE TEACHER

Throughout her 20 years  long american career,  Roxane Butterfly was one of the most influential tap dance teacher in New York, and beyond. Many of the now professional dancers did take her training at New York University, Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Sarah Lawrence College, Stephens College, Frank Sinatra High School for the Performings Arts etc… Since the late eighties, she has taught all over the world, often pioneering at bringing first hand US tap lexique to Europe, lending her experience to stuttering european festivals  specifically geared towards tap audiences. These include Tap Breizh, Montpellier Tap Festival, London Tap Jam, Madrid Tap Festival, Barcelona Tap On, Stockholm Tap Festival, … All the while she lectured and led themed workshop at major institutions like The University of Virginia, Liverpool Institute For The Performing Arts, Institut del Teatre de Barcelona, Institute of The Arts Barcelona, Impulstanz Vienna (Autriche). le Conservatoire des Arts Dramatiques de Rabat (Morocco) etc…

Baptised “Butterfly” by legendary Jimmy Slyde, Roxane Butterfly founded and directed the mythic Jimmy Slyde Institute in Barcelona for 8 years. She is currently expanding her pedagogy as a staff of the professional training teacher of Juste Debout School Paris and as a teacher of Conservatoire George Bizet.

  • "A good reason to want to move to Barcelona"

    Julie Lobato France
  • “I would follow this teacher on top of any mountain”

    Jonas Nemyr co-director of Stockholm Tap festival
  • “The best tap learning experience I have found in Europe"

    Ana Pepine Romania
  • "A home to touch base with oneself... JSI is so deeply inspiring..."

    Marie Gabrielle UK
  • "The kind of twist my brain needed for my tap to grow"

    Federica Loredan Italy
  • "I cannot describe the amount of knowledge I received in such a short time"

    Matisse Quaglia Canada
  • “Jimmy Slyde Institute is a sun in my life”

    Gry Elizabeth Gaasnes Norway
  • “I could not have hoped for a better training”

    Emmanuel Young California
  • ”It made me change not only the way I dance, but the way I teach”

    Xavier Estrella Denmark
  • "I would not miss any of these intensives"

    Mbango Baer France
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