Solid Sender: February 2015
Ambassador scholarships are awarded to dancers who will carry on Frank
AND THE SCHOLARSHIPS GO TO…
Adam Milligan, Belfast, Northern Ireland Joshua McLean, Houston Texas Muriel and Brendan Argent, Cape Town, South Africa Rafal Pustelny, New York City and Poland Tamisha Anthony, New York City
In addition to the Herrang Dance Camp, we’re planning to partner with the following events in 2015:
The International Lindy Hop Championships
These are all wonderful events and we thank them for their partnership in helping to make these scholarships to happen.
Here’s recent news from some of our past Ambassadors…
Black History Month
Black History Month, also known as African-American
As lindy hoppers, this is not only an opportunity to recognize the important contribution made to our lives and our culture by black dancers and musicians and people of African descent. This is also a chance to emphasize the benefits of coming together as brothers and sisters regardless of race, religion or national origin. May everywhere that lindy hop is danced, on the dance floors and off, find that people of diverse backgrounds will treat each other with respect and warmth.
Breai Mason-Campbell (Herrang Ambassador, 2014)
Samuel Coleman (Herrang Ambassador , 2011)
Itay Skutelsky (Herrang Ambassador, 2013)
Nando Valoi (Herrang Ambassador, 2012)
Traci Bartlow (Herrang Ambassador, 2011)
Jamin Jackson (Herrang Ambassador, 2011)
Have you seen this video of Frankie Manning dancing with
In addition to Frankie Manning: Ambassador of Lindy Hop by Frankie Manning and Cynthia R. Millman (Temple University Press, 2007), we highly recommend that you make Swingin’ at the Savoy by Norma Miller (Temple University Press, 2001) a part of your home library.
For Dancers Only – This song, performed by the Jimmie Lun
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