Listen to my feet and I will tell you the story of my life.

— John Bubbles, the father of American Rhythm Tap
Holy City Hotfoot rests on the pier in Charleston, SC.

Holy City Hotfoot, Charleston’s tap community, can fill your soul with percussion! Featuring a love for the history and future of tap, we feature Broadway, swing, rhythm, and contemporary styles of tap. Events are cast from our community performers to suit your event needs, or join us at one of many pop-up performances and join us #ontheboard!!

NEW this season — NO AUDITIONS, open to all tap enthusiasts!!

Master classes are open to all community members, and held in fall and spring. Click on “Upcoming Events” for more information, to register, and to pay class fees. Our Master Class series aims to support ALL tap dancers, and is not affiliated with any one studio. Please join us!


In addition to our regular Monday night Weekly Meet-Up, several master classes are coming this season to all int/adv tap dancers in Charleston! Holy City Hotfoot members enjoy a discounted rate for most classes. Hers’s a sneak peek of our fall guest teachers and master instructors this season. All classes hosted at Palmetto City Ballet, Mt. Pleasant.

  • Monthly Pop-up performances: First Friday at James Island Town Hall; Second Sunday on King Street
  • Specialty Guest Performances: Park Circle Art Walk, Mt Pleasant Children’s Day Festival, Coastal Carolina Fair, Holiday Festival of Lights, Mt Pleasant ArtsFest, and more!!
  • Sat, Dec 3, 2022 — Guest tap & musical theater classes with Anthony & Staci Lo Cascio!!!
  • …and more to come in the spring!!