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The NY Swing Congress is committed to offering you the BEST when it comes to dance instruction. We will be offering over 40 different classes from beginner through the advanced level in virtually eveery hot dance style. The classes will be taught by the very best instrutors today's dance community has to offer. Dance Camp participants must have a daily/weekend admission pass. For the best value, purchase a Gold Pass.
We also offer a Video Pass. Bring your video camera and record the competitions and workshops for just $25.
NOVICE $40 for 4 HRS **** ADVANCED $40 for 4 HRS
Robert & Nicola Royston have an incredible history of contribution to the dance world as instructors, performers, competitors, and choreographers. They both have starred on the stage and big screen.
This intensive is not a pattern based workshop program but rather an introduction on how the pros make the patterns they execute look so good.
Robert and Nicola will share their passion for the dance and their teaching skills are absolutely awesome. You will find this Swing Intensive invaluable and a lot of fun.
Saturday, July 21
Novice Part 1: 10am - 12pm
Advanced Part 1: 2pm - 4pm
Sunday, July 22
Novice Part 2: 10am - 12pm
Advanced Part 2: 2pm - 4pm
She started her career as a NY actor, singer, dancer working with the Oasis Theatre Company in NYC, with appearances on ABC’s “All My Children”, and in National Tours. of Musicals. He started his career as a competitive Country and Swing dancer, winning many World and US Open titles before dancing on Broadway. He is also a UCWDC Hall of Fame member.
Together they compete, teach and judge all over the world and are USA Grand National Cabaret Champions, US National Cabaret Champions, Many Time Showcase Swing Champions, Top 5 NASDE finishers, Div 1 Country Grand Champions, UCWDC Star Award winners, Champion Strictly Swing and Jack n Jill dancers, and 2011 UCWDC World Champions in the Showtime Division.
They have performed on stage’s in NYC like Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Broadway’s Palace Theatre, and Queens Theatre in the Park, on television shows, The Today Show, NY1, ABC’s Country Music Association Awards Show, and on film in “Love n’ Dancing”. They have also worked with artists like Brooks and Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, SugarLand, Taylor Swift and Champion Ice Dancers The Kerr’s.
Robert’s Choreography can also be seen on film in “Crank 2 High Voltage” Starring Jason Statham and Amy Smart, and “Gamer” Starring Gerard Butler and Michael C. Hall, for Taylor Swift’s music video “Love Story”, CMT 2009 Video of the Year, and on her 2009 World Tour, and most recently the opening medley of the Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS.
He has also produced stage, film and TV. Creating commercial work for many other swing and country dancers! But above all Nicola and Robert love being parents!!!
With over 20 years of dance experience, Anthony DeRosa brings a smooth young style of West Coast Swing To the East Coast. He is known for his spinning, light footwork on the dance floor, and combining both classic and modern elements to the dance. Professionally he has competed and performed throughout the country. Anthony excels in teaching his students how to dance on both a social and professional level.
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Hazel and Tybaldt Ulrich teach, choreograph, judge, and compete on the West Coast Swing and Hustle circuits.
With an emphasis on partnering essentials, they bring joy and confidence to your dancing, whether through patterns basic or advanced, complex or elegant, with groove and flow throughout. Together they will help you understand the fundamentals and add a creative edge to your Swing and Hustle dancing.
As Competitors, Hazel and Tybadlt Ulrich are 2 time World Hustle Champions, and have each won Invitational Jack and Jills in WCS and Hustle, Often placing high in WCS Classic, Hustle, Cabaret, and Triple Threat (hustle/salsa/WCS) divisions.
As Performers, Tybaldt and Hazel are known for their versatility, bringing power and subtlety to many dances, and showcasing regional varieties of swing- West Coast Swing, Carolina Shag, Lindy Hop, Texas Whip/Push, and Balboa to convey the richness and depth of American partner dancing.
Erik Novoa is nationally top-ranked competitor, who made it through 3 rounds of auditions to appear on the televised revival of Dance Fever in 2003. He has also appeared on the "Today Show" where he took First Place in a televised hustle contest.
In the past years, Erik has won 1st Place in the Professional Classic division at Mid Atlantic Dance Jam in Baltimore, Pacific Hustle & Salsa Dance Classic in San Francisco and Hustle USA in New Jersey.
In the summer of 2004 and 2009, Erik was the guest teacher for over 500 people at Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center featuring the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. He is the only West Coast Swing instructor in the world to have taught at the prestigious Steps on Broadway (2003) and The Ailey Extension (2012).