Tap Dance Flooring
Harlequin Floors offer professional permanent tap flooring and tap dance floor solutions. Rest assured, risk of injury through repetitive strain and accidental slipping and falling will be minimised as a result of appropriate tap flooring installation. Tap dancers will also experience greater confidence to develop their talent and ability to perform.
Harlequin’s floors have been designed to meet the needs of the tap dancing community. As a percussive dance style it is important that the flooring material is hard wearing, allows for effective sound projection and absorbs the shock of repetitive movement to reduce the impact on joints. Whether it be a permanent or temporary flooring solution, there is an array of tap flooring materials to choose from.
Our key tap dance floors are Cascade, Standfast, Reversible Pro, Reversible and Fiesta – each with their unique qualities. In addition to our dance floor products, Harlequin offer the option of stage building and installation services, where our team of specialists will work with your in-house designers to create a perfect stage for practice and performances. Contact us online or call us on +44 (0)1892 514 888 to discuss your tap dance floor requirements with us.
The Harlequin range of tap dance floors
A professional tap floor from Harlequin Floors provides a heavy duty, non-slip surface which is resilient in nature. The flooring material is capable of withstanding the shock resulting from repetitive strikes to the floor without being damaged. Floors developed for tap dancing are designed to have a longer life-span. A tap dance floor offers a degree of grip as to reduce the chances of injury due to slipping or falling but does not prevent the movement from being completed. Harlequin tap dance floors are also resonant to produce a deep, clear tone as the taps strike the floor, which helps to facilitate the performance.
Harlequin’s expert team travel globally installing tap flooring in a wide range of venues, from local studios to some of the most prestigious venues in the world.
Harlequin Cascade is an ideal flooring solution for the dance community and is a preferred choice among tap dancers, artistic directors and technical and stage managers. Harlequin Cascade is renowned as a heavy-duty tap floor which withstands the shock of repetitive movement used in tap dance. As a result of its resilient nature, the tap flooring material has a long life-span. The tap dance flooring is composed of a layers of homogeneous PVC and mineral fibre reinforcement with a slip-resistant dance surface.
Harlequin Cascade is available in grey, black, dark grey white and hazelnut, designed to complement an array of performance-based environments. This flooring solution is suitable for permanent tap flooring as well as portable tap dance floors. If you’re looking for a permanent flooring solution, Harlequin Cascade can be installed by Harlequin’s specialist installation team to ensure correct installation and compliance with current regulations and standards.
Harlequin Standfast is highly recommended for institutions looking for a permanent tap dance flooring solution; which is also suitable for multiple applications. This flooring material is a hard-wearing, durable performance floor suitable for various applications including ballet, contemporary, modern, percussive dance, hip-hop, jazz, street, aerobics, zumba, television, theatre and operatic performances.
Harlequin Standfast is permanent flooring solution composed of homogeneous PVC with a slip-resistant performance surface. the tap flooring material is installed using adhesive onto any hard, smooth sub-floor including stage surfaces.
Harlequin Reversible Pro
Harlequin Reversible Pro is an advanced alternative to the Harlequin Reversible. This tap dance flooring features an additional new mineral fibre interply layer which offers greater dimensional stability.
Harlequin Reversible Pro is suitable for a variety of performance styles including ballet, modern, contemporary, percussive dance, hip-hop, jazz, street, aerobics, zumba, concerts, display, exhibitions, television, theatres and operatic performances. The Harlequin Reversible Pro is a heavy-duty flooring system manufactured using a slip resistant wear coat, woven mineral fibre reinforcement and a slip resistant wear coat.
This tap flooring is particularly suitable as a portable tap dance floor as it is highly portable, easy to handle and quick to roll out and lays flat making it ideal for touring purposes or as a temporary solution.
Harlequin Reversible is the original performance and stage floor. It is designed to be a portable tap dance floor which is heavy-duty, rolls out quickly and lays flat and stays flat. Its double sided slip-resistant feature and heavy-duty characteristics mean its highly suitable for a range of performance styles including ballet, contemporary, modern, percussive dance, hip-hop, jazz, street, aerobics, zumba, concerts, display, exhibitions, television, theatres and operatic performances.
Harlequin Reversible is manufactured from a calendared vinyl with a slip resistant performance surface. The tap dance floor material is available in dark/light grey, black/white, Chroma Key green/Chroma Key blue, fog/tan, hazelnut/beige and black/projection grey. The wide variety of colours on offer mean it’s ideal for matching to your team colours.
Harlequin Fiesta is a versatile dance flooring suitable for aerobics, zumba, ballroom and salsa, hip-hop, jazz, street, modern, percussive dance and theatre and opera. Harlequin Fiesta is an ideal tap dance floor because it is designed to imitate wood without all the associated maintenance requirements.
This wood-effect tap flooring is manufactured from a stable impregnated polyester backing, oak strip effect printed film and a clear PVC performance surface, making it ideal for percussive dance styles such as tap dancing.
Harlequin Fiesta is developed as a permanent tap dance flooring solution; the joins are welded together to provide a continuous surface for prevention of injury and maximised functionality.