NYC master swing dance teachers Tony Fraser and Jaime Shannon are some of the most sought after dance coaches and instructors around the globe. As a partnership they represent an extremely intricate, complex, and hyper-connected jitterbug style. As teachers they are known for bringing up dancers quickly, as well as training champion competitors.
As international swing dance instructors, Tony and Jaime teach all over the US, Canada, and Europe. As performers, they are frequently invited to share their style with such notable theater and dance organizations as Jacob's Pillow, The Group Theatre Too, Jazz Choreography Enterprises, American College Dance Festival, Lincoln Center, and the Hofstra University Department of Drama and Dance.
About Tony Fraser: Tony is a seventeen year veteran of swing dancing, competition, coaching, and teaching. He’s a best-of-breed technical instructor, a specialist in Collegiate Shag, Lindy Hop, Aerials, Tricks, and Partner Charleston. He’s been on television and stage many times, and is an ALHC and US Open champion.
About Jaime Shannon: Jaime is a classically trained dancer having earned her dance degree from Hofstra University. She has worked with several New York City based modern dance, contemporary, and jazz dance companies such as Azul Dance Theatre, Dance Cat-Alyst, Lauren Hale Dance, HalloHallo Inc, Kelley Donovan and Dancers, and the Bronx Opera Company.
Tony and Jaime have teaching and performing together since 2010.