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Houston Hepcats Performance Team

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Written by Admin Wednesday, 03 June 2009 21:44

The Houston Hepcats are the performance team for the Houston Swing Dance Society. They recreate vintage dances from the Swing Era through performances around town, at public events, fairs, and nonprofit fundraising galas, reaching audiences locally and nationally. The Hepcats have performed at hundreds of galas, fundraisers, dances, corporate events, weddings, parties, school events and more.

Events and organizations that have featured the Hepcats include the Bayou City Art Festival, Dance Houston, Dragon Boat Festival, Houstonia Magazine, Houston Vintage Festival, Life Beyond Pain, the Orange Show, Sugar Plum Cotillion, TedX Sugar Land and USA Dance. They have performed and competed at Swing Dance events including Lindyfest ft. the Lone Star Championships, International Lindy Hop Championships, Dallas Lindy Workshop, American Lindy Hop Championships.

The Hepcats are available for performances, lessons, or just social dancing. We can provide spectacular team and individual performances to wow your guests, including authentic dances form the 1920s-1940s! Our performers can even stick around and encourage your group to get out on the dance floor. We have an ever-expanding repertoire of classic Jazz routines including California, The Big Apple, Tranky Doo, The Shim Sham, Dean Collins Shim Sham, Doin’ the Jive in addition to a number of original choreographies, fantastic social dancing and aerials. We can dance and teach Lindy Hop, Charleston, Blues, and East Coast Swing.

The possibilities are endless!! We are more than happy to work with you to put together a package that works best for your event.


VIDEOS. Check out our YouTube channel for more videos!




Past Team Competition: Houston Hepcats perform The Big Apple at the American Lindy Hop Championships 2002