Chuck Brown is a current Champion level competitor with over 20 years of experience. He is recognized as a top international instructor, Chief Judge, NASDE Circuit and US Open SDC judge, DJ, event promoter, dance business consultant, community builder and life coach. Chuck has won numerous national competitions and awards, including placing at the U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships several times and making the Champions Division J&J finals at various NASDE events.
As a dance artist, Chuck is known for his musicality, creativity, versatility, and especially, his amazing lead. It has been said by many of the top dance pros, he is one of the best social dancers and leaders in all of West Coast Swing. His dance training includes West Coast Swing, Hip-Hop, House, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Blues, Carolina Shag, Lindy Hop, Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba, Country, African and others. He is a student of dance first; always training to improve his knowledge and skills.
Chuck is one of the most sought after instructors/coaches in WCS. His teaching methods have produced some of the fastest moving and successful dancers in WCS. He has taught in over thirty countries, including Australia, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy,Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA and many more. He is an incredibly passionate and tough technical teacher who cares deeply about his student’s dance goals as well as their friendship; it’s evident in his workshops and private lessons; He pours his heart into his job and many people around the world say that his passion, knowledge, spirit, and love for helping people is one of a kind.
In addition, he is the owner and event director for the San Francisco Dance Sensation, The After Party, and Hawaii Dance Sensation: the most innovative and fun WCS events on the circuit. Chuck is known for ‘pushing his events past the norm.” In addition to his own events, he also consults many other events around the world.
Chuck is on the road most of the year working as a dance artist and bases between Bend, OR; Finland and Singapore (other countries as well).
He has and is significantly impacting the Global West Coast Swing community in a positive manner.