Vitalia and Taras are known for their passion for the Blues. They are popular as teachers, choreographers and social and show dancers. Both students and spectators love them for combining musicality, leading and following, strong technique and improvisation in their dance. As teachers they focus on dance technique at all the levels and teach the students to…

Fecking Legend

Dan is an embodiment of BBE. Playing and partying all night, smile from ear to ear, warm and welcoming to all and has never missed an early class. A nonliteral vault of information on the blues he can be found regularly in Mississippi and Louisiana playing, researching and truly living the life of a blues man.…

Live Music Coordinator

Along with the ethereally-cute baby Saoirse (Seer-Sha) Meschiya will be coordinating our live music with an iron fist. She’ll spend her time fulfilling ridiculous artist-type requests, packing up stages, hustling musicians and making sure the sound is as perfect as Michael Jacksons second nose. Welcome to the team Meschiya.

Staff Coordinator

We needed someone who could deftly organise an angry bag of feral cats, schedule a workforce with Swiss-clockwork style efficiency, inspire loyalty in his team of hard working (and hard partying) minions, crack the old whip to get things done when needed and do it all while looking like a million dollars. There could only…

Taras and Vitalia are known for their passion for the blues. Popular as teachers, choreographers and social and show dancers they are long time friends of the BBE family. Both students and spectators love them for combining musicality, leading and following, strong technique and improvisation in their dance. As teachers they focus on dance technique at all…

DJ Coordinator

Tracy was recently won the ‘Ravi Shankar’ award for hippie with best musical taste in the world. Our DJ Overlord runs the tightest of ships, will fight for your right to party and would love you to bring her a cup of tea when she’s DJing past 3am. A truly wonderful woman and an integral…

Youngdon is a seasoned veteran of the blues arts. Known as the organiser of BlueSweet (the very first blues workshops in Asia) & Korea Blues Camp (the biggest blues dance event in Asia). He started his dancing life with a Lindy hop background but when he first experienced blues dancing in U.S., he immediately fell…

Teacher

Since 2010 Dawa has been an unstoppable force in the blues scene. She began her teaching career after attended blues events in U.S. to explore and draw more inspiration for an authentic style of blues dance. A true powerhouse of the Korean swing scene she is not only teaching  but organising as well. She loves…

Sound/Stage Technician

How do you begin trying to describe this true rock n roll God in words? This man has single handedly saved BBE from imminent danger more times than we care to recall. A true wizard behind the sound deck, cheek bones that could cut you and one of the greatest men to ever don a…

Photographer

I take the photos. Photography is a learning experience that never ends! I always wants more photos of sharp dressed people partying, sharing a drink and a laugh. “Enough with the dancing photos!” Now, go get your buddies and buy some shots at the bar so I can make the camera happy. Thanks everyone.

Brenda is fulfilling her childhood dream as a professional dancer and instructor. She studies African American street dances from the turn of the century to the present. Brenda travels around the world teaching and training with various coaches and historians. Her strength is breaking down the dances in a way that is accessible for anyone,…