Dean Collins Lindy Hoppers

Dean Collins Lindy Hoppers (1983)

Here is a very cool video from 1983 featuring the Dean Collins Lindy Hoppers dance troupe.

Dean Collins was a pivotal figure in bringing Lindy Hop, from it´s place of birth in New York to California back in hey day of the dance.

Dancers: (left to right)
– Lance Shermoen and Mary ann Nunez
– Bobby Hefner and Natalie Gomez
– Dean Collins and Mary Collins
– Tom Boots and Shirley Fietsem
– Bart Bartolo and Kathy Lovelady

Note: Dean Collins passed away just one year after this recording was made.

Check out more information about Dean Collins on Wikipedia here.

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