John Swick has been dancing and performing for over 40 years in
many different styles. He has studied ballet, jazz, tap, flamenco, and
theatre as well as ballroom. Swick has over eight national dance titles
to his credit, and has trained four United States champions. On the
faculty of Oklahoma City University's School of Dance, he is also a
certified national-level judge, chairman of judges, scrutineer and
examiner. Professional organization memberships include: NDCA
(National Dance Council of America), North American Dance
Teacher's Association, International Dance Council, Actor's Equity
Association, Screen Actors Guild, and American Federation of Radio
and Television Artists.
Beth moved to Oklahoma City from St. Louis 7 years ago where she
lived and was the director of the St. Louis Gateway Dance Festival.
Beth has relocated her UCWDC worlds qualifying dance event to
Oklahoma City and has renamed it the "Oklahoma Dance Rush".
Beth Has been teaching at Harpe's Dance studio for the past 7 years.
She teaches Ballroom, Latin, Swing and Country dancing. Beth also
teaches the Beginning Ballroom group classes and the Beginning and
Intermediate West coast Swing group classes at Harpe's.