When our good friend and ridiculously talented photographer, Michael George, contacted us to let us know we were to be on the cover of Rangefinder Magazine we were beyond belief! This is a great honor for Michael to have his photo selected as the cover of their summer portrait issue, Rangefinder’s most popular issue of… Read More On the cover of Rangefinder Magazine!
Every day we’re away from NYC we miss our home and our students more and more. We are so thankful that our teacher and mentor Laura Jeffers continued our weekly Lindy Hop group classes and Spring 2015 Performance Class while we are cruising and performing the Broadway show SWING! with Norwegian Cruise Line. Laura led a… Read More Swing Dance Classes in NYC with Guest Instructor Laura Jeffers
On our last Caribbean cruise we had a very small world experience. None other than the lovely Mandi Gould–organizer of literally the biggest Lindy Hop event of the century, Frankie100–was on board! Mandi and Brian met when she produced the Frankie100 show at The Apollo Theater which Brian performed in last year. Mandi signed up… Read More “SWING! the Musical — Then and Now”
We are so very proud of our students back in New York who debuted a new Lindy Hop routine with choreography by Laura Jeffers for two performances at the 92nd Street Y as well as Frim Fram Jam! They worked very hard for two months putting the routine together and their hard work definitely paid… Read More Congratulations to our Spring 2015 Performance Class!
It has been a wild ride here on the Norwegian Pearl! After 20 days of install, we put up three brand new shows for the Pearl! First we put up Pure Variety, a variety show which spans multiple eras and genres including funk, country, and disco. Next, we completed Legends in Concert which includes tribute artists impersonating Madonna,… Read More SWING!, Legends in Concert, and Pure Variety Install Complete on the Norwegian Pearl
It was such an incredible time working on Legends in Concert for Norwegian Cruise Line with the incredible Travis Payne and Stacy Walker. They are both such phenomenal individuals, and we greatly admire how well they work together as team. We very much look up to them for how generous they are in their partnership. What honor it… Read More Legends in Concert with Travis Payne and Stacy Walker for Norwegian Cruise Line
Sign up for our Spring 2015 Performance Class in NYC, with guest choreographer Laura Jeffers! Laura Jeffers is a Lindy Hop all-star, our teacher and mentor, and the director of The Big Apple Lindy Hoppers! You’re going to have a blast with her! >> CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! **NEW DISCOUNTED RATES** Fridays, 8:00-9:30pm (1.5 hours… Read More Spring 2015 Performance Class with Guest Choreographer Laura Jeffers
It’s been a blast these past two weeks learning the Broadway show SWING! It has truly been honor to work with the original Broadway director and choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett, rehearsal directors Kim Craven and Matt Rivera, and our bungee coach Salina Bartunek-Andrews. In just two short weeks we finished learning SWING! for Norwegian Cruise Line,… Read More Update from Florida: SWING! rehearsal complete!
It’s been a week since we’ve arrived in Tampa, Florida for rehearsals for SWING! the Broadway musical on Norwegian Cruise Line, but it’s felt like ages since we’ve seen our home and our swing dance family back in New York City. While we are away rehearsing and performing until the fall of this year, we have… Read More Intermediate Lindy Hop Workshop and Weekly Swing Dance Classes with Guest Instructor Laura Jeffers in NYC
Tonight was our final time dancing at the Rainbow Room on top of Rockefeller Plaza until the fall! It was an epic night dancing with friends Michelle Puskas and Peter Bullen on behalf of Syncopated City Dance Company. When we return to NYC, we very much look forward to providing more Monday night entertainment with great… Read More Our Final Dance at the Rainbow Room until the Fall: with George Gee Swing Orchestra