Popular West Coast Swing Professionals

Jordan Frisbee

Jordan Frisbee

From Long Beach, CA
website: http://jordantatianaswing.com/wcs/

Jordan is known for his smooth and effortless styling, signature moves, and innovative and unique choreography. His performance abilities have touched the hearts of audiences all over the world. He takes pride in expressing his love for the dance whenever he is on the floor. He is a perfectionist and self-proclaimed "Workaholic." Always the professional, the community sees him as a responsible person, and role model to the youth.

Tatiana Mollmann

Tatiana Mollmann

From Santa Monica, CA
website: http://jordantatianaswing.com/wcs/

Tatiana possesses the uncanny ability to land on her feet and choreograph on the fly. Whether executing her famous one legged spins, or expressing complicated musical patterns with her body, her dancing can be described in one word "Fearless!"

Ronnie Debenedetta

Ronnie Debenedetta

From San Diego, CA
website: http://www.starlightdance.com/dance_studio.html

Ronnie has been dancing since 1994. Can you guess his reason for getting into dance? You got it! A woman. She was adamant: if he couldn't dance, there'd be no romance. Ronnie became a Country-dancin' fool. He threw himself into classes, private lessons, and competing. After two short years, he turned pro; he and his professional partner, Stephanie McPherson, were the UCWDC Worlds 2001 & 2002 Masters Division Grand Champions. He is currently competing in the Swing and Country circuit with Professional Brandi Tobias.

Brandi Tobias

Brandi Tobias

From San Diego, CA
website: http://www.sweetsideofswing.com/instructors.html

Brandi's classic style is complimented by her creative interpretation of music. Brandi's diversity grew out of an extensive background competing and teaching various forms of dance including salsa, hustle, country and swing. It is from these varied experiences that she draws upon to enrich her teaching and competitive depth.

Benji Schwimmer

Benji Schwimmer

From Redlands, CA
website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benji_Schwimmer

An American professional dancer, choreographer and actor. On August 16, 2006 he was crowned "America's Favorite Dancer", as the winner of the second season of So You Think You Can Dance and has choreographed for both the U.S. and the international versions of the show. Benji artistically directs for LeAnn Rimes and Paula Abdul. He co-starred in the 2010 film Leading Ladies.

Torri Smith

Torri Smith

From Murrieta, CA
website: http://www.examiner.com/article/interview-with-a-dance-pro-torri-smith

Torri fell in love with swing dancing and competed at her first U.S. Open at the age of 7. She has not missed an Open since then. She currently has been honored with winning the Young America Division in 2001 and 2002, and the Young Adult Division in 2006 with her previous partner, Josh Mosier; as well as the team division with her teammates on Jump Start II in 2005.

Myles Munroe

Myles Munroe

From Vancouver, CANADA
website:http://www.canadianswingchampions.com/index.php

Myles is a natural born dancer and teacher who was fortunate to have recognized his talent at a young age and has trained and developed it ever since. He has extensive experience and credits in Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Martial Arts, Country, Latin, Ballroom, and Swing. He is able to draw on multiple sources of training and experience for unique dancing and teaching strategies. Myles has the amazing ability to observe a dance he's never seen and after only 5 minutes be able to replicate it perfectly with the technique and style it normally would take years to develop

Tessa Cunningham

Tessa Cunningham

From Vancouver, CANADA
website: http://www.canadianswingchampions.com/index.php

Tessa has a natural kinesthetic ability and musical sense which she used in her youth through sports and music. She discovered her talent for dance after university and quickly made up for lost time with an intense learning curve. She has 2 Bachelors degrees: one in Human Kinetics which gives her a deep technical understanding of body movement, and one in Education which enables her to breakdown and explain those movements to learners. She has been teaching and coaching physical movement for 20 years, and is the academic force behind their teaching methods.

Benjamin Morris

Benjamin Morris

From Huntington Beach, CA
website: http://benmorrisdance.com/

Both a Champion Lindy Hopper and a Champion West Coast Swing Dancer; Ben Morris began swing dancing at the age of 12 and is now a 2 time World Swing Dance Champion, 3 time U.S. Open Swing Dance Champion, Spirit of Lindy Hop award winner, a California Swing Dance Hall of Fame award winner, and a featured dancer in the movie Love N' Dancing and the Leann Rimes Music Video "Swingin."

Melissa Rutz

Melissa Rutz

From San Francisco, CA
website: http://www.melissarutz.com/

Melissa is known for her versatility as a dancer. She has performed in a variety of solo works on stage as well as on the industrial scene. Melissa had the pleasure of working as Christina Aguilera's dance double in her music video, Candyman. You can also watch Melissa & Arjay dance on the big screen in the movie, Love N' Dancing.

Robert Royston

Robert Royston

website:http://www.roroproductions.com/

Robert Royston began his professional career on the competitive couples dance circuit in 1989, quickly ascending through the ranks and securing the US Open Swing Dance Championship and World Country Dance Championship, titles he held for four consecutive years (1995 to 1998).

Deborah Szekely

Deborah Szekely

From Houston, Texas
website: http://www.szekelydance.com/

Deborah was introduced to West Coast Swing in 1994 and was hooked immediately. Within three years she found her dance partner and became a National west coast swing champion.Deborah continues to travel the world teaching, competing, and spreading her love of west coast swing. She is also a proud, native New Yorker.

Patty Vo

Patty Vo

From Addison, Texas
website: http://www.patty2vo.com/

As one of the most creative and dynamic dancers around, Patty Vo is known for her unique style of dance. She has been dancing for over 15 years and is recognized as one of the top female West Coast Swing Dancers on the sence.

Agnieszka Agnes Maslanka

Agnieszka Agnes  Maslanka

From Clearwater, Florida
website: http://www.agnesdancing.com/

Agnes is one of Florida's finest instructor and dancer. She travels as a competitor and an instructor across the U.S. She is also a certified Swank Dance Fitness instructor and you can see her dance and workout alongside Kellese and Brent Key as well as her dance partner Sheven Kekoolani.

Videos:

With Steven White, 3rd place Jack n Jill Invitational at O-Jam in Orlando

With Jeff Mumford, Advanced TBC 2012

With Brennar Goree, 3rd place- Pro Strictly O-Jam in Orlando