Paolo LannaCall 212-807-0802 or click here to register for classes or book private lessons!
Paolo, the 1998 American Swing Dance Championship Showcase Winner for Lindy Hop, specializes in Early Social Jazz Dance. He has studied with dance masters who performed at the original Ballrooms in Harlem, such as Frankie Manning, Dawn Hampton, and Dickie Harris. An enthusiastic partner dance specialist, he has been teaching and demonstrating Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Balboa, and Collegiate Shag since 1994 and performs and gives workshops throughout this country and across the globe from Canada to Australia.
His most noteworthy credits include:
- Touring with the Big Band show "Forever Swing" in Winter/Spring 2001
- Appearances on CNBC’s Great Stuff and The David Letterman Show
- Carnegie Hall tribute to Dudley Moore
- Premiere of Ken Burns’ documentary "Jazz"
- Disney World event featuring Bill Cosby
- Mayor’s Party, Gracie Mansion 1999
- For Dancers Only Tour with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Spring 2000
- Swingin’ the Duke Centennial Special with Wynton Marsalis, PBS