West Coast Swing
The official state dance of California, the West Coast Swing originated from the Savoy Style Lindy dance. Brought to Hollywood by Dean Collins, a famous movie dancer and choreographer, this dance soon became popular in California nightclubs during the 1930s and 1940s. The West Coast Swing is known for its “dancing in a slot” appearance where the man dances in place while the woman travels back and forth.
Try A Bit of Ballroom at Our FREE Guest Party, Sept. 13
Try Ballroom Dancing at our FREE Guest Party, Sept. 13 Every day, people tell us that they’ve “always wanted to dance.” Now you have a chance to try ballroom dancing at a special Guest Party on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The party runs from 7-9 p.m. and features hors d’oeuvres, a mini group lesson, […]
Fred Astaire Willoughby In The Spotlight at Gay Games 9
Staff & Students Performed & Volunteered at Gay Games 9, Aug. 9-15 Our students and staff performed, choreographed, volunteered, attended a year’s worth of meetings, danced backup for an *N Sync superstar – and even put together an entire show. The team at Fred Astaire Willoughby did it all for Gay Games […]