Beverly Solazzo has been a swing dance instructor since 1992. She is the past Dance Director of Chicago’s Windy City Jitterbug Club and chief architect of that club’s 15 year lesson program including jitterbug, west coast swing, hustle, nightclub 2, cha cha, waltz and country Two Step.
In addition to being a lead instructor for that club, she formulated and teaches the Swing/Ballroom Social Dance classes for Lyons Township High School Adult Education, has taught workshops at national Bop and Swing events and is active on the competitive dance circuit winning and placing in various championships. Bev comes from a community theatre background including dancing, acting, choreographing and directing.
In 2007, Bev and her competition partner joined the National Masters Swing Dance Tour and placed in the Top 10 Master Dance Couples at the U.S. Open. Bev is happy to be a member of the May I Have This Dance Instruction Team.