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THU 13KICK-OFF DANCE
6:30 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

FRI 14WELCOME DANCE
7:30 pm –1:00 am
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

SAT 15HOEDOWN 2016
7:30 pm –1:00 am
Regency Ballroom
1300 Van Ness Ave.

SUN 16STOMPEDE BALL
5:00 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

DANCE WORKSHOPS
FRI 1:00 – 6:00 pm
SAT 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUN 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

Dance Instructors 2016

We'll post information about our instructors here when it becomes available. More to come!

Jeremy Box
 

Jeremy Box (Long Beach, CA) has taught for 25 years American Smooth & Rhythm, International Standard & Latin, Argentine Tango, West Coast Swing, and Country Two-Step, competing in all styles and receiving numerous awards. He has instructed at the WWLA and debuted at the Stompede 3 years ago. Currently, he teaches West Coast Swing at Oil Can Harry’s in Los Angeles.

Kelly Casanova
 

Kelly Casanova (San Francisco Bay Area), two time US Open Swing Dance Champion, has been teaching West Coast Swing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1981. She has travelled throughout the United States competing, teaching, and judging. In 1999 her ground-breaking swing event, "Spring Break," allowed same-gender couples to compete. Kelly was inducted into the National Swing Dance Hall of Fame in 2004. website

Rick Dominguez
 

Rick Dominguez (Los Angeles) has been a country-western DJ for over 20 years. He has taught and choreographed line dances for the past 20 years in the Los Angeles area, merging pop and country styles into a unique style of dance. Rick is also the founder and lead choreographer for the award-winning line dance troupe, The LA Wranglers, now in its 14th year.

Jim Drew
 

Jim Drew (Seattle) has been dancing country-western since 1990, teaching and choreographing since 1994, and competing since 2005. He is a DJ, instructor, and hoedown co-chair for Rain Country Dance Association in Seattle. He has performed with the San Jose Spurs, the San Francisco Saddletramps, and Seattle's VisQueens and Rain City Rhythm Riders. He is also the current 2015 Washington State Mr. Leather.

Lee Fox
 

Lee Fox (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), IAGLCWDC Dance Competition Director, has been teaching ballroom, latin, and swing dancing for 39 years and CW dancing for over 20 years. He was a finalist in ballroom at the 1998 and 2002 Gay Games and IAGLCWDC champion in 1998. He has judged numerous times internationally. He was a founding member of the 2005 IAGLCWDC champion team Crossfire, and choreographer for the Southern Country South Florida Dream Team, the SunDancers, and Heels On Fire.

Dave Hayes
 

Dave Hayes (San Francisco) came out to country music in 1993 in Orlando Florida. He started teaching line dances in 1994. Dave jumped right into Sundance when he moved to SF in 2002. Dave has served in many capacities over the years, as a board member of the Sundance Association and as the chair of the IAGLCWDC. He is a regular line dance instructor at Sundance Saloon and is the director of the Sundance Stompede.

Troy Inman
 

Troy Inman (San Diego) has performed with Banevolks International, Dance Force, and DanceFx, and he is the co-founder and Artistic Director for Contact Dance Theatre - UNstrictly Ballroom. Troy is an aerialist specializing in the "silks" and also performs in the Theatre Arts/Cabaret style of dance. When not dancing, cross-fitting, or hanging upside-down, Troy directs a global education team for Salesforce.com.

Michael Kaufmann
 

Michael Kaufmann (Los Angeles) has taught couples and line dancing at Sundance Saloon, Charlie’s Chicago, Big Apple Ranch, Oil Can Harry’s, Wrangler Weekend LA and the Mile High Hoedown. He has DJd at Long Beach and LA Pride. He has performed with the Windy City Cowboys and is a choreographer for the L.A. Wranglers. He is currently a DJ and instructor at In Cahoots Fullerton and Oil Can Harry’s in Los Angeles.

Michelle Kinkaid
 

Michelle Kinkaid (San Francisco Bay Area) is a 4-time US Open Swing Dance Champion, among numerous other titles and awards including both the World Swing Dance Council National Hall of Fame and the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame. In addition to running her own studio, Michelle has a line of instructional videos, and is the organizer of the Mountain Magic Swing Dance Convention in Lake Tahoe, NV. website

Jon Lee
 

Jon Lee (New York) is the director/choreographer for the Award Winning Manhattan Prairie Dogs! If you’ve seen them, you love them, if you haven’ t … well get on the stick!! When he is not flicking his heels and twirling his skirt in a Prairie Dog routine he can be found in New York City flicking his heels and twirling his skirt at the Big Apple Ranch. Jon is one of the producers of the Big Apple Ranch, with Susanna Stein and Jonathan Murdock.

Michael Metzger
 

Michael Metzger (San Francisco) has been a passionate country-western dancer for ten years. He has been a featured instructor in Berlin, at many IAGLCWDC events, in San Francisco at Sundance Saloon and Stompede, and at Windy City Line Dance Mania in Chicago. He has choreographed several line dances. His dance "C'mon C'mon" won second place in the choreography competition at the 2014 Line Dance Explosion in Las Vegas.

Rosa Turi
 

Rosa Turi (Long Beach) has been a country music DJ and line dance instructor for over 15 years. Known for her hip-hopish dance style, she teaches and choreographs line dances to all music types. Rosa currently DJs and teaches line dances in Long Beach at Cowboy Country and Hamburger Mary's. This will be her ninth year teaching at the Sundance Stompede. website

Rick Weston
 

Rick Weston (Orlando, FL) has been an avid west coast swing enthusiast since 1993 and has been diligently studying this dance form as a professional since 1997. He has had numerous titles, accolades and student success stories. In 2009 he produced his own swing dance event which came to be known as O-jam. He is also proficient in web development and created a system that handles the scoring and running of dance events.