About Swing Sistah Productions:

Swing Sistah is all about putting together authentic jazz dance events. etc.

Lance Benishek started studying dances of the 1920's in 1974. He began doing Shag in the spring of 1981. He studied with Tom Gallagher who was the choreographer of and a dancer in the Arthur Murray film "Shag." He has also studied, taught and performed with Betty Wood (one of the Big Apple dancers who introduced the Big Apple to New York City in 1937) and many others. He is currently on the dance faculty of the University of Minnesota. He is a dance historian, teacher, and choreographer of American social dance forms of the 20th century. He has taught and continues to teach at national and international dance events.