Event Director of New Jersey Hustle Congress. Miss Brizzi’s legendary dance events include the "NY Hustle Congress", now in it's 11th year, over 20 years of "Millennium Dance Parties", 4 years of "Millennium Dance Cruises" and most recently, host of the legendary "Hustle Jam" Dance Parties Monday Nights at EPA Dance NYC. Voted "Person of the Year" for 6 years by the readers of DanceTalk, the country's largest newsletter for hustle dancing. She has won numerous dance championships in International Latin, Theater Arts, and Cabaret, and is a 3 time winner of the Zacharay's Dance Contest. She was a featured performer of such prestigious dance companies as American Ballroom Theater and Swing Dance America. She has performed at Lincoln Center, the Rainbow Room, the Copacabana, Latin Quarter, and other NYC night clubs. She has also made numerous TV and movie appearances and was featured for her work in the Hustle community in the documentary "Crime Cutz" which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Kim is a National Hustle Specialist and is THE “go-to” Hustle Dance Instructor in New England.. Kim is also trained in American Style Ballroom Dance with an extensive focus on East Coast Swing, WCS, as well as a strong background in Jazz and Tap dancing and performing. Consistently finishing in the top 3 of all National Hustle Pro Jack and Jill events; Finalist, World Hustle Professional Division, International Hustle and Salsa Competition; 3rd Place, Professional Classic Hustle, Hustle USA; 1st Place, Classic Hustle ProAm Showcase, The Easterns Dancesport Competition; Founding member, original officer and currently the Regional Representative for the IHDA (Interrnational Hustle Dance Association); "Top Teacher Award", Hustle USA; The Arte Phillips Lifetime Achievement Award.
Kelvin & Loriann Roche
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Louie Orlando & Beth Darchi
Louis and Elizabeth have been instructors for dance events: IHSC, Disco America, Tri-State Dance Festival, Canada Salsa and Bachata Congress, LA Hustle Congress, plus more. Louie has been teaching and dancing for many years and is considered one of the best Hustle leaders. Elizabeth has attended Performing Arts High School as a Ballet major. She also has an extensive dance repertoire of Jazz/Theater, Salsa, Ballroom and Hustle. As a choreographer she has touched the realm of show productions and choreographing for major Dance events. Louis and Beth’s workshops are fun and informative where they have a chemistry that will have you wanting more. They strive to introduce their innovative funky/rhythm and creative style in Hustle by utilizing Classic House, Hip-Hop and R&B music. Their diversity has been the hallmark of their career.
Billy Marti started dancing at the age of 18. He has performed with Artie Phillips and Nancy Melius, Jennifer Lopez, Lisa Nunziella, Maria Torres, Nelly Cotto, Billy Farjardo, and more. Billy fondly recalls the counseling and direction given to him by his hero the late and truly great, Eddie Vega. Billy has also become known and recognized as a talented choreographer. He has choreographed for “Eleganza Italiana,” at the Mariiott Marquis in New York City, ”EL BARRIO USA” at Caroline’s comedy club, and for upcoming singing artist like Mari Vazquez of American Idol.
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Jaime has been competing on the national Hustle circuit for the past 22 years holding numerous titles as an amateur and several since becoming a professional. He has been on staff at Disco America, IHSC, World Hustle Dance Championships, New York Hustle Congress, Swing Dance America, Mad Jam and Swing Fling. Jaime believes in using traveling patterns to move around the floor to show footwork and flair.
Veronica is a multitalented pro dancer who has won multiple prestigious hustle & salsa titles across the country for several years. Now, known for her attention to detail and to be one of the most efficient hustle dancers today, her distinguished style has attracted many students desiring to emulate her.
Ron resides in Southern New Jersey and has been dancing in the Hustle scene for over 35 years. He has performed on the nationally syndicated TV show "Dance Fever" and has won over 100 dance contests throughout the United States. Ron has been the Master of Ceremonies at many Hustle conventions and events for the last 20 years including the first Hustle USA, NY Hustle Congress, Disco American Dance Championships. Currently he promotes/organizes dance socials, coaches dance couples and is the editor of the on line newsletter "DanceTalk®" - reaching over 20,000 dancers every week. In efforts to keep the history of the Hustle alive, he helped create, write biographies and design the 'Hustle Hall Of Fame' website. Ron was the recipient of the Icon Award at the 2011 'NY Hustle Congress, Christopher M. Nardone Award, The 'World Hustle Dance Championships' Life Time Achievement Award, and inducted into 'Disco America' Hall Of Fame in 2013. Ron has also promoted and CO-produced events including The PBS televised "Get Down Tonight - The Disco Explosion," and the annual 'Holiday Spectacular'.
Christy is a ballroom, latin, salsa, and hustle pro with over 20 years of teaching experience located in central PA. She first fell in love with partner dancing after a 15 years of intensive ballet training, which formed the foundation of her love of technique and movement. Recently, she has also danced rhythm with Jameson Kilburn, making finals in professional rising star rhythm. Jameson is also her partner for hustle and triple threat (hustle, salsa, and west coast swing), where they have won many titles, most notably winning the first place title in the open professional world hustle championships, professional strictly hustle, and professional triple threat in 2014, making her the current and reigning world hustle champion.
A highly-talented dancer and instructor with a diverse background ranging from freestyle, Country Western, West Coast Swing, ballroom & ballet. Stephen is a devoted Hustle dancer and is wholly dedicated toward the preservation, promotion & growth of Hustle dancing in the SF Bay Area.