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Valerie Baloga

Valerie Baloga

Valerie E. Baloga lives in Brooklyn, New York and has been tap dancing in New York City since 2010. She has studied with tap masters and has had the great pleasure of working and performing with tap dancers from around the world. She is a member of Germaine Salsberg’s company Les Femmes. Before arriving in New York City, she studied tap in Pennsylvania under the direction of Nicole Hockenberry. Baloga teaches tap at The School at Mark Morris Dance Center and assists in MMDG’s community outreach programs.

Youth Classes

Tap Fundamentals A (ages 6-8)

Tap Fundamentals B (ages 7-9)