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The Savoy Swing Club is a member-supported non-profit organization dedicated to vintage swing dance through outreach education and support of the local dance community. Savoy Swing Club is a non-profit corporation [501(c)3] located in Seattle, WA.
Formed in 1993, SSC is run and managed through community members who volunteer their time and energy to the organization.
The mission of the Savoy Swing Club is to preserve and promote the enjoyment and cultural heritage of Lindy Hop and related dances. To this end, the club offers instruction, gives performances, and sponsors a variety of activities such as workshops, dances and social events to people of all ages. Our goals and values include:
- Supporting the existing dance community
- Promoting and preserving vintage jazz dances
- Bringing the community together
- Community outreach
- Being friendly and welcoming and fun!
- Respect for artists and the arts
- Membership, volunteering, and community participation
- Being a positive influence on the world
Unique characteristics of SSC
- One of longest running non-profit swing organizations in Seattle/Country
- Community based membership
- Diversity of teachers, providing a platform for newer but highly qualified instructors
- Partnerships with other organizations
- One of the longest running performance troupes in the United States
- Our lessons and dance venue are on the north end of Seattle
- Special events! We have ran several different annual events over the many years of SSC, and will continue to do so
- Dance liability insurance for instructors and board members
- Community outreach programs, like Rhythm Seattle