SOME OF PAULETTE'S MOST POPULAR SWING CLASSES
Dancing to the Blues
Syncopations and Breaks
Dancing Lindy to Contemporary Music
Salsa Step By Step
Salsa Meets Swing
West Coast Swing
African Rhythms Meet Swing
Swop/Hip Hop Swing
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Paulette Brockington is currently a freelance performing artist and master teacher for Michigan State University's Michigan Traditional Artist Apprentice Program. She was a Michigan Heritage Award winner in the performing arts for 2012. In 2008 she was ArtServe Michigan's K-12 Arts Educator of the Year. Paulette, winner of the 2004 World Swing Dance Championships West Coast Swing Jack and Jill, 2000 World Fast Dance Championships and 2000 Virginia State Open Swing Dance Championships Open Hustle Jack and Jill competitions to name a few, is a director/choreographer, dancer and actress who has had roles in feature and industrial films, television and radio commercials, and many stage productions.
She has been a member of and/or guest artist with modern dance companies, ballet companies, acting companies and opera companies. She is a versatile performer able to perform in modern dance, ballet, jazz, tap, ballroom, ethnic dance and swing. She has the pleasure of being mentored by Frankie Manning for several years. An active artist-in-residence and workshop teacher, she has choreographed and performed receiving honors/awards and grants for her work. She is well-versed in a variety of swing dance styles and is an active swing dance competitor, coach and judge.
Far better it is, To dare mighty things, To win glorious
triumphs, Even though checkered with failure. then to live in that grey
twilight, that knows neither victory nor defeat. - (apply to dance contests)
I think anybody, anybody that wants to join our military right now
and abide by that code of conduct should be kissed on the mouth and
thanked, including convicts. I say put psychopaths in. Who wouldn't
want Hannibal Lector. I'd take 50,000. Say 'Look over there. That's a
buffet. Have all you can eat....'
Give me a bucket of Chicken and a Count Basie record and I can solve the Palestinian problem. - Norma Miller
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth. - FDR
Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.~ Dr. Martin Luther King
Where will I find Paulette?
World Lindy Hop
Women in the Arts
Warren Con's Night of Stars
American Lindy Hop Championships, Rosemont Hilton O'Hare Hotel
Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion. - Martha Graham
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Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. -
Copyright 1999-2012 Paulette Brockington