HOMETOWN: Kirkland, Washington

BEST KNOWN FOR: West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop

Ben Morris is an influential performer and instructor in the swing dance community.   He began dancing swing at age 12 after his family moved to Denver, Colorado.  He was influenced by his mother to take his first swing dance class.  Ben began teaching swing in 2003 and he has traveled internationally teaching, performing, and competing in competitions.  He has won multiple awards and dancing championships including; the World Swing Dance championship, U.S. Open Swing Dance championship,  Spirit of Lindy Hop award at the National Jitterbug Championships, and is in the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame.

 

He appeared with other famous swing dancers (such as Jordan Frisbee, and Tatiana Mollmann-Bennett) in the movie Love N’ Dancing, and in the Leann Rimes music video, “Swingin”.  Ben later performed with Leann at the Country Music Television (CMT) awards. He’s known for his fun dance style, infectious personality, and enjoyable workshops.

For more information on Ben visit: Ben Morris Dance.

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