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Guide to Tap Shoe Makers and Brands

A guide to small and large tap shoe manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and brands, in many different parts of the world, organized aphabetically by company name. Also includes a one-page quick reference.

Quick Reference

One Page Guide to Tap Shoe Makers
Includes Web sites, social media sites, articles, and other resources related to tap shoe makers and brands.

Tap Shoe Makers by Name

Bloch Tap Shoes
Large manufacturer and distributor of dancing shoes and dancewear. Founded in United Kingdom by who maker Jacob Bloch who immigrated from Eastern Europe to the U.K. in the 1930's.

Capezio Tap Shoes
Large manufacturer and distributor of dancing shoes and dancewear. Founded in in New York City in 1887 by Italian-born shoe maker Salvatore Capezio.

Casimiro Handmade Dance Shoes
Based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Dance Now Brand Tap Shoes by Bloch
Economy brand of Bloch tap shoes.

Dance Class Brand Tap Shoes by Bloch
Economy brand of tap shoes manufactured in Asia with a warehouse in the U.S. state of Missouri.

Danshuz Tap Shoes


Duran Tap Shoes
Small, custom dance shoe maker based in the Boyle Heights Historic District of Downtown Los Angeles, California. Founded by Mexican-born shoemaker Gonzalo Duran, Sr.

Energetiks Tap Shoes
Australian dancewear and active wear company established in 1988 by Karen Tsonidis, Lynda Chapman, and Gail Gardiner.

Freed of London Tap Shoes

Grishko Tap Shoes
Grishko was founded in Moscow Russia in 1989 by businessman Nikolai Grishko.

La Duca Tap Shoes
Italian maker of character dance shoes for men and women. Founded by dancer and choreographer Phil LaDuca.

Leo Brand Tap Shoes by Bloch
Leo has been acquired by Bloch so their tap shoes are now listed in the Bloch Dance Shoe Catalog.

Miller and Ben Tap Shoes
High end tap shoe commpany founded by Avi Miller and Ofer Ben.

Misti Dance Shoes

Move Dance

Ruben Sanchez Tap Shoes
Tap shoe maker based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Sansha Tap Shoes
Dance shoe maker founded by in 1982 by Franck Raoul-Duval of France

So Danca Tap Shoes
So Danca was founded in Sao Paulo, Brazil in the mid 1980's. All of their products are made in their own factories in Brazil and the Dominican Republic and they are sold in countries all over the world.

Theatricals Tap Shoes

Zeller Dance Shoes
Based in Berlin, Germany

Other Tap Shoe Brands and Sellers

- Dancing Fair (assists with custom orders from more than one maker)
- Jig Foo Tap Shoes (based in Qiuchang, Huizhou, Guangdong, China)|
- JustTap Tap Shoes (based in Hillsborough, New Jersey, USA)
- Thommie Taps (designed by Thommie Retter, made by Duran)

- American Ballet Theatre for Spotlights Tap Shoes
- Balera Brand Tap Shoes
- BeiBestCoat Brand Tap Shoes
- Danzcue Brand Tap Shoes
- Joocare Brand Tap Shoes
- MSMAX Brand Tap Shoes
- NLeahershoe Brand Tap Shoes
- Paul Wright Brand Tap Shoes
- Theatricals Brand Tap Shoes

Former Tap Shoe Makers and Brands

Salvios Dancing Shoes | Article |
Former Australia maker of dancing shoes for tap, latin, jazz, and ballroom dancing. The company closed its doors permanently after 135 years in business in June of 2016. The company first opened in Melburne, United Kingdom and moved to Sydney in the 1920's.

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