Mosaic Dance is honoured to present a weekend of West Coast Swing with 2 champion level dancers, all the way from the USA - Melissa Rutz and Chuck Brown!

Melissa Rutz is a top champion level dancer, with years of experience in Ballet, Ballroom, Latin and Lindy Hop, but she dropped everything else when she fell in love with West Coast Swing! She currently teaches, competes and judges all over the World, and is known for her versatility as a dancer and her expressive musicality. Melissa has recently been on a tear in the competition circuit, placing high in almost every competition she's been in.

Chuck Brown, a familiar face in Singapore, has over 15 years of experience and is highly respected on the pro WCS circuit as a competitor, instructor and judge. Chuck has won numerous national awards and competitions, placing 4 times at the prestigious U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships. He is known for his musicality, and is considered one of the best-feeling leaders in the industry.

Together, they make a very dynamic couple, with tons of varied experiences to share with the budding local WCS scene. Don't miss the chance to learn from these amazing dancers, coming in all the way from the USA just for you!
Program Schedule
Thur 30 Aug 2012
10:00pm - 1:00am - Welcome Party @ Mosaic Dance (Entry: $5)

Fri 31 Aug 2012
9:30pm - 1:00am - WCS Social @ Jitterbugs Swingapore (Entry: $5)

Sat 01 Sep 2012 @ Jitterbugs Swingapore
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Rockin' Basics (Beg/Int)
3:15pm - 4:15pm - Frame Up! Proper Compression & Extension (Beg/Int)
4:30pm - 5:30pm - Critical Timing: Staying on Beat (Beg/Int)
5:45pm - 6:45pm - The Hourglass Slot (Beg/Int)
9:30pm - 2:00am - West Coast Swing Social @ Jitterbugs Swingapore (Entry: $8)

Sun 02 Sep 2012 @ Jitterbugs Swingapore
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Understanding Music: Phrasing & More (Int/Adv)
3:15pm - 4:15pm - Playing to Music: When, Where & How (Int/Adv)
4:30pm - 5:30pm - Oops... How to Play Off Mistakes (Int/Adv)
5:45pm - 6:45pm - Shape Your Dancing: Action & Reaction (Int/Adv)
9:30pm - 1:00am - West Coast Swing Social @ Mosaic Dance (Entry: $8)

Mon 03 Sep 2012 @ Mosaic Dance
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Transitional Timing (Adv: Audition-only)
9:00pm - 10:00pm - Speed Up & Slow Down (Adv: Audition-only)