“Samantha and Brian Lawton take center stage…with impressive steps and tricks requiring a level of trust only a husband-and-wife team could maintain.”
“…sharp, fast, and flawlessly synchronized.”
- Long Island Advance , DC Metro Theater Arts. (2017)
Samantha and Brian's partnered dance knowledge is vast: spanning Ballroom, Latin, and their speciality, Lindy Hop/Swing, and the Jazz Era Vintage Dances. The pair have brought their expertise to performance, instruction, and musical theater.
CHOREOGRAPHERS / DIRECTORS
Balancing power and grace, Samantha and Brian create duet material infused with swing and inspiration from the likes of Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse. Samantha and Brian direct for Norwegian Cruise Line, choreograph and direct musical theater, and have worked in pre-production for Broadway.
Home-based in New York City, Samantha and Brian teach private and group lessons, as well as first dances. This duo has traveled the world from the U.S. to London to India instructing in their favorite styles: Vernacular Jazz, Charleston, and the Lindy Hop.