WELCOME TO SCHWIMMER'S THE DANCE CENTER!
TDC has a well-known reputation for champion and celebrity dancers. It is our priority to train ALL of our students to be star quality dancers, performers, and choreographers of the future.
A little info on the Schwimmer legacy...
Buddy Schwimmer pioneered the art of dance into his dancing family and has created some of the most notable dancers in the movies, music videos and tv shows. So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, Your Chance to Dance, American Graffiti, American Idol, High School Musical, and Strictly Come Dancing, just to name a few! Known throughout the world as the "King of Swing," with his knowledge and love for teaching, Buddy trains young dancers to become star quality performers and choreographers. TDC is a complete dance venue for Ballet to Ballroom to West Coast Swing featuring accomplished instructors.
Laurie Schwimmmer has been teaching dance for 43 years! She has been inducted into the 2011 Swing Hall of Fame, and in 2018 she was inducted into the California Swing Dance Hall of Fame! Teacher, coach, choreographer, judge: these are just a few of the hats Laurie wears in the dance community. In addition to choreographing many successful swing routines, Laurie has choreographed for broadway, movies, and television. Mom to both Benji and Lacey, Laurie always says: "My greatest accomplishment is being the mother to both Benji and Lacey Schwimmer"!
Benji Schwimmer is the undefeated 14 time Showcase Swing Champion! He is also a California Swing Dance Hall of Fame recipient, and was named the winner of Season 2 So You Think You Can Dance -as America's favorite dancer. He has been dancing since age 3, and travels all over the world teaching WCS through classes, intensives and shows. Benji is a choreographer, judge, teacher, coach and dancer. He has choreographed swing routines, projects such as the music video for Christina Aguilera's Candy Man, and has branched out to figure skating choreography, including Adam Rippon's bronze medal routine at the 2018 Winter Olympics. TDC is lucky to have such a talented, well-respected human being at the studio. He is available to teach private lessons by appointment.
Lacey Schwimmer has won many Championships in both Swing and Latin. She was the fourth runner up on Season 3 of So You Think You Can Dance, and was a pro on Dancing With The Stars. Lacey is known for her amazing choreography! She currently works in Las Vegas and travels all over the world, performing and setting choreography. Lacey is in charge of the Competition Teams at TDC. She is available to teach private lessons by appointment.
TDC takes tremendous pride in the achievements of our alumni who are thriving in their careers throughout the artistic/entertainment industry. TDC is a complete dance venue for Ballet to Ballroom to West Coast Swing, and features accomplished instructors!
Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our studio!