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Jazz City Tap Fest is a Project of the

Lorraine Kelly Petit Foundation for Dance

a 501(c)3 Arts Organization.

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Welcome ‘Trolley’ Party

Meet and greet as you roll through the streets of New Orleans on a trolley. Music, food and fun  are on the ‘menu’ for this fun filled evening.


Thursday Night Tap Performance

Enjoy a tap concert featuring our fabulous Tap Faculty. The concert will also feature works by several youth and professional tap companies.

From the exquisite rhythms of the professionals to the emerging artistry of the youth ensembles, this event is not to be missed!

Cutting Contest

This your chance to show your stuff as you go ‘toe to toe’ with other dancers in an exciting ‘Cutting Contest’ Win an O’Mara practice floor!


Sunday Jazz Brunch Jam

Enjoy New Orleans style food and music  get a little history of the city, its music and traditions. Then top the afternoon off with a tap jam.

What a way to bring the weekend to a close!

And for ‘Lagniappe’-

we have a special surprise!


Lunch Time ‘KAHOOT” Tap Challenge

Learn tap history, win prizes and have fun!