Chuck Brown is a current Champion-level dance competitor with over 25 years of experience. He is recognized as a top international dance instructor/coach, head judge, NASDE Circuit and US Open Certified Primary Judge, DJ, event promoter, community builder and business consultant. Chuck has been the head judge at over 200 events worldwide and has helped train hundreds of judges and competitors.
As a dancer 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, Hustle, 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. His popular “Emotion in Motion” class and retreat are highly sought after and packs entire ballrooms of dancers from different dance backgrounds.
He has taught in over thirty countries, including Austria, Australia, Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA and many more. He is incredibly passionate, emotional and tough technical teacher who cares deeply about his student’s dance and life 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 co-owner and co-event director for The After Party “TAP”; the most innovative and fun WCS event on the circuit. Chuck is known for ‘pushing his events past the norm.” In addition to his own events, he also consults and is involved with 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).
He has and is significantly impacting the Global West Coast Swing community in a positive manner.