Sunday, May 11
Join us as we join swing dancers around the
world pay tribute to the most famous swing
dancer of all time. Beloved teacher, dancer,
choreographer, Tony award winner,
Ambassador of lindy hop.
Scroll to see all the photos & info!
|In partnership with Rosendale Theatre,
Got2Lindy Dance Studios presents:
The Marx Brothers'
A DAY AT THE RACES (1937),
featuring the famous dance sequence by
Whitey's Lindy Hoppers.
Followed by a video tribute and Q&A
with special guest, Judy Pritchett,
Frankie's long-time companion and
owner of savoystyle.com
408 Main Street, Rosendale
(all proceeds go to the theatre)
Followed by a Swing Dance Party at the
beautiful Belltower (next door).
4:30-6pm $10 (separate fee)
|WE BROUGHT FRANKIE HERE IN 2006!
Workshop, Dance, Stories! Check it out Below!
|FRANKIE LEADS HIS SHIM SHAM!
|Chester, Cynthia Millman (who
co-authored Frankie's memoir, the
AMBASSADOR OF LINDY HOP), Linda
|Frankie's stories and video presentation.
Frankie Memorial Dedication at Woodlawn with the Jazz Greats.
On left: Linda & Cynthia Millman. Below from left: Judy
Pritchett, Chazz Young (Frankie's son) and Erin Stevens (the
lindy hopper responsible for bringing finding Frankie and asking
him to teach her and Steven Mitchell to dance, which lead to the
the world-wide resurgence...and the reason why all of us swing
dance today.) Ryan Francios, Norma Miller and Dawn Hampton
pictured below, keep scrolling.
|Norma Miller (who performs in a Day at the Races)
on left and Dawn Hampton (whom many of you saw
when we brought her here in 2009) on the right. Man
all the way in the back behind guy with hat is Larry
Schultz who brought Frankie to teach at Sandra
Cameron Dance Studios in the 1980's.
|Ryan Francios of London, considered
along with Steven Mitchell to be Frankie's
direct dance decedent.