Bobby & Annabel

Bobby & Annabel
USA

Bobby White & Annabel Truesdell Quisao (USA)

Bobby teaches vintage swing dances around the world, and holds championship titles and placements in Balboa, Lindy Hop, and Solo Jazz.  In Balboa, he and Annabel Quisao have won almost every major title together, including ILHC, Camp Hollywood, CalBal, NYCBalweek, and they have won ABW three times, the only couple to have done so. Bobby strives to innovate and create a new voice, while still capturing the spirit of the original dancers. He is the author of the popular swing dance blog Swungover*, and the book « Practice Swing. »  As a dancer, he is widely recognized for his floppy hair, and as a teacher, by his sound effects. 

Annabel is known far and wide for her huge grins and prodigious laughter on the dance floor. A student of music all her life, Annabel caught the Lindy Hop bug in 2003 at Colgate University. Addicted to the communication and spontaneity of social dancing, she continued to delve into swing dances while at Penn State where she was introduced to Balboa, Blues dancing, and Collegiate Shag. For the past decade, she has traveled near and far to dance, teach, and compete, taking home top prizes in such events as the International Lindy Hop Championships, All Balboa Weekend, BluesShout, and the California Balboa Classic. Annabel is passionate about fostering a fun and inspiring class environment where students can explore their potential, push their boundaries, and have a good time! Currently, she resides in Washington, DC and is the Education Director at New Columbia Swing

 

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