March 23rd — 26th, 2017

© 2016 — Boston Tea Party

Note: Images are from 2015 event

Boston Newton Marriott — Newton, MA

Boston Newton Marriott — Newton, MA

March 23rd — 26th, 2017

2016 Boston Tea Party Swing Dance staff (Click title for bios)

On behalf of the Boston Tea Party, Nanette & Amy wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to EVERYONE who contributed to making out 20th Anniversary an amazing and memorable experience.


All of the Lindy, Balboa, Blues, WCS, Carolina Shag and MCs Pro staff who tirelessly taught, performed, judged, danced (and jumped in to help out whenever asked), the bands, all the DJ's (who provide the Inspiration for that amazing dancing), plus  Yoga (Sheila, Raya and Lacey Simmons).


Also the event staff:


Dawn Garrish — Chief Judge

Kristen Shaw — Registration

John Fink — Web design and Registration

Dani Mullin Darasz — Competition Co-ord

Barbara Jackson — Volunteer Co-ord

Tania Zatz-Gillman & Billie Burdack — Scoring

Alexis Garrish — Floor Mom

Jason Laska & Frank Sulik — Ballroom Managers

Lorena Melcher — Hospitality

Tony & Aurelie Tye — Lindy Comp Consultants, Sound setup for the Bands

Adam Leibowitz — Video and Live Streaming

Johanna Barnes & Javier Johnson — Camera Operators (Grand Ballroom) and

Christopher Hugo — Camera Operator (Commonwealth Ballroom) & sound.

Brad Whelen — Photography

Jim & Keith Chow — Photography

Megan Elizabeth Smith — Staff Transportation Coordinator

Jun Ogata — Roommate Coordinator

Marysia Chang — Floral Arrangements

Sara Plescia — Graphic Design

Bill Cameron and the Dance Pros Floor Crew — Billy Montgomery, Jean-Luc Martel, Mike Jonas and team.

The Vendors — who offered our attendees everything from dance shoes, to dance DVD's to much needed Massages.


Our table organizers.


ALL the Volunteers who did such an amazing job making this event a success!


Again, thank you!

Lindy Hop Staff:

Andy Reid & Nina Gilkenson

Gaby Cook & Nathan Bugh

Dave Frutos & Kim Clever

Daryl Begin & Jennifer Stout

Nick Williams & Nikki Marvin

Todd Yannacone & Laura Keat

David Rehm

Robert White & Kate Hedin

Adam Speen & Abigail Browning

Blues Staff:

Mike Grosser and Ruth Evelyn

Julie Brown

Masters of ceremonies:

Robert Royston

Mark Kihara

West Coast Swing Staff:

Robert Royston

Ben Morris & Victoria Henk

John Lindo & Jessica Cox

Myles Munroe & Tessa Cunningham Munroe

Arjay Centeno & Tara Trafzer
PJ Turner & Tashina Beckmann

Brent Key & Nikki Kontoulas

John Festa & Blake Hobby

Micheal Kielbasa

Hugo Miguez & Stacy Kay

John Kirkconnell & Alyssa Glanville

Angel Figueroa

Doug & Nicki Silton

Bill Cameron

Boston Tea Party Apparel (click on title)

20th Anniversary T-shirts

Limited quantities still available

2016 Staff

Some of the greatest instructors, DJ's, Bands, Judges and event staff from around the country!


Check throughout the weekend
for the results for this event.


View our 2016 Boston Tea Party Staff.

© 2016 — Boston Tea Party