The Teaching Team

We are super excited to have these amazing teachers back to BBB on our return after a year off. We are still working on the full schedule for the festival so watch this space for further updates.     Mike Legenthal Mike is a passionate aficionado of jazz and blues dances, known all over the…

Workshop Schedule

Saturday Open Track Limehouse Town hall 10:00a to 11:00a 11:15a to 12.15p 12.30p to 1.30p 1:30p to 2:30p LUNCH 2:30p to 3:30p 3:45p to 4:45p 5:00p to 6:00p Invitational INVITATIONAL Studio 3 ~ toynbee Studios 11:00a to 2:00p 2:00p to 3:00p LUNCH 3:00p to 6:00p More information on the venues here. Sunday Open Tracks Limehouse…

Mike Legenthal

Mike is a passionate aficionado of jazz and blues dances, known all over the world for her friendliness, teaching skills, beautiful following, and expressive dancing.  She brings both vibrant energy and technical precision to the classroom, and strives to make every social dance the best experience possible.  Mike’s teaching history is extensive; having taught at…

Dan Legenthal

Dan Legenthal lives in Boston, MA, working on as many vernacular jazz and blues dances as he can. His passion extends to both the social floor and competition. When not competing, he teaches at events like Korea Blues Camp (South Korea), Hot Blues In Toulouse (France), and The Blues Experiment (USA). Drawing from his degree…

Shawn Hershey

Shawn Hershey came from an extensive music background, studying classical trumpet performance at the Eastman School of Music, so when he started lindy hopping in 1999 with the Lindybaby studio, he quickly got hooked! He has studied extensively at camps and workshops with nationally renowned instructors, and in 2002, started teaching swing and lindy hop…

Julie Brown

Julie’s expressive dancing and joyful, playful connection are known throughout the country. With a background in performance and solo dance, she is best known for her solo blues, artistic choreography, and seamlessly integrating following with expression. As a teacher… Julie presents material with a caring and often light-hearted tone. She carefully crafts her classes and continuously tailors…

Vicci Moore

Vicci is a professional dancer, specialising in blues dance. There is nothing she loves more in the world than dancing! She has a broad knowledge of dance and the body, training initially as a solo dancer and gaining a 1st class honours degree in Contemporary Dance and Choreography, and a diploma in Anatomy and Physiology….

Adamo Ciarallo

Adamo is dedicated to nurturing, developing, and promoting the blues scene in Europe. Adamo also spreads his love for blues dancing and helps to develop strong blues communities in other local scenes in Europe and beyond. He is the co-founder and organiser of Espanish Blues Festival, Spain’s first ever blues dance festival. Adamo has a…

Display & Play

This year at BBB we have been asking around and attending a few events and have decided to adopt a different structure for our classes. We are going to call this “Display and Play” classes. Like at other events you will get a short demo of what is on offer to learn before you then…