It really does take a village to throw a stellar dance event. Seriously, there’s enough talent running this thing to operate a small country, and we’re so honored to have all these amazing people helping to make Lindy Focus XV Happen!

Jaya Gamble (Event Director)
Michael Gamble (Event Director, Bandleader)
Michael Cancienne (Production Director)
Michael Strickland (Sound Engineer)
Rob Moreland (Audio Technician)
Matthew Bergvinson (Audio Technician)
Gerald Wert (Audio Technician)
Diana Smith (Lighting Operator)
Bobby White (MC)
Bruce Bryant (Floor, Audio, and Lighting Director)
Ellen Yong (Floor, Audio, and Lighting)
Brandi Ferrebee (Floor Crew Manager)
Yossef Mendelssohn (Production Setup Technician)
Clara Goodwin (Stage Manager)
Ken Heil, Daphna Harel, 
and Bethany Palma  (Ballroom Managers)
Cari Westbrook (Late Night Manager)
Scott Angelius (Competition Coordinator)
Rebecca Strickland (Competition/Placement Logistics)
Kenny & Jessica Nelson (Track Placement Coordinators)
Beccy Aldrich (Track Placement Logistics)
Nicole Zuckerman (Placement MC, Web Dev Team)
Adam Hitchcock & Carl Nelson (Web Dev Team)
Shannon Lea Watkins (Music Jam Facilitator)
Josie Heart (Coaching Team Leader)
James Pack, Cindy Lyons, Jony Navarro, Teni Lopez-Cardenas (Practice Coaches)
Bethany Potter, Kamaryn Wilson, Lindsay Kelly, Irena Spassova, Shani Brown, Hilary-Lynn McCabe, Mallory Peterson (Registration & Front Desk Team)
Shawna & Mike Westervelt (Security Managers)
Cynthia Finnemore Simonds (Staff Meals Manager)
Sherwood Olin, Yaya Ardis, Travis Simonds, Jacob Beaudry, Ivan Huang (Staff Meals Crew)
Lindsay Longstreth (Staff Liaison & Transportation)
Melanie Farmer (Staff Transportation)
Brett Dahlenburg (Videographer)
Hilary Mercer (Event Photographer)
Braden Nesin, David Mudre, 
and Jessica Southwell (Photo Booth Photographers)
Michelle Morrison (Visual Design & Savoy Shop)
Megan Bowen (Visual Design & Setup)
Michelle Chaff (Vendor Coordinator)
Piper Jay, Kevin Clark (Wellness Classes)
Alicia Vance & AJ Greenberg (Vintage Hair & Makeup)
Marley Hirsch (Safety Liaison)


Chloe Hong
Saint Savoy
Forties Forward
Aris Allen
Ryan Calloway Art
Mary Kay Caricatures
Savoy Shop Dancer Clothing Exchange
Massage with Danielle Knight
Jack & Jill Salon

And of course thank you to all the volunteer crews in setup, floor, door security, staff meals, and more - couldn’t do it without your hard work and dedication!



Jenna Applegarth (& Ops Manager)
Evita Arce
Kelly Arsenault
Nathan Bugh
Ryan Calloway
Mickey Fortanasce
Christian Frommelt
Nina Gilkenson (& Meeting Host)
Jo Hoffberg (& Meeting Host)
Michael Jagger
Laura Keat
Nikki Marvin
Shesha Marvin (& Talent Manager)
Ann Mony
Jeremy Otth
Andy Reid
Jenny Shirar
Kevin St. Laurent
Ramona Staffeld
Jon Tigert (& MC)
Todd Yannacone
... [go to Teachers page]


Albert Alva
Evan Arntzen
Gordon Au
Dan Barrett
Lucian Cobb
Josh Collazo
Chris Dawson
Jason DeCristofaro
Jon Doyle
Noah Hocker
Marquis Howell
Jon-Erik Kellso
Dan Levinson
Ken McGee
Keenan McKenzie
James Posedel
Jonathan Stout (& Bandleader)
Russ Wilson
Laura Windley
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Ryan Swift (Head DJ)
Laura Knight
Mike Marcotte
Helena Martins
Erica Vess
Anna Washenko
Shana Worel

... [go to DJ page]