Breai Mason-Campbell (Herrang Ambassador, 2014)
Breai has been doing amazing work with her students that began before her scholarship and continues on as a true inspiration. Here’s a video of her 4th grade Big Apple group. Pretty incredible! Please watch and share this fabulous video here.
Samuel Coleman (Herrang Ambassador , 2011)
Samuel is an impeccably dressed New Yorker with a vintage fashion palate – and so much more. He continuously attracts new African-American dancers of all ages into lindy hop through his classes in Harlem and his outreach to dancers at Alvin Ailey School, where he works. Read more about what Samuel is up to here.
Itay Skutelsky (Herrang Ambassador, 2013)
In a few short years, Itay Skutelsky (Herrang Ambassador, 2013) has been instrumental in building a thriving lindy hop scene in Jerusalem. Read more about what Itay is up to here.
Nando Valoi (Herrang Ambassador, 2012)
When Nando came to Herrang, lindy hop was new in Maputo, Mozambique. Nando was the lead dancer and teacher of the group now known as Maputo Afro Swing. This past fall he and his group participated in a remarkable cultural exchange between Mozambique and Sweden, with both groups performing and giving workshops in Maputo and then Stockholm. Read more about what Nando is up to here.
Traci Bartlow (Herrang Ambassador, 2011)
This past summer, New York City youngsters in a Harlem, Queens and Staten Island were wowed by a show called, “B-Love’s Hip Hop Jazzy Groove”, a lecture/demonstration/performance that shows the connection of Hip Hop dance and the dances of the Harlem Renaissance including, of course, lindy hop. This is a piece was written, directed and choreographed by Ambassador Traci Bartlow (Herrang 2011) for Central Parks Summerstage Kids. Read more about what Traci is up to here.
Jamin Jackson (Herrang Ambassador, 2011)
Since becoming an Ambassador four years ago, Jamin Jackson (Herrang Ambassador, 2011) has made great impact at home and abroad. He founded Vintage Swing Movement Tulsa which runs monthly workshops and an annual event, Greenwood Swingout which will take place May 22-24, 2015. Read more about what Jamin is up to here.