From the Top
About This Show
From the Top is a podcast from IG HOP, a swing dance collective based in Vienna, Austria.
It looks at the big issues in contemporary swing dance culture.
Researched, produced and presented by a dedicated team, it brings you the best expertise and knowledge from around the world.
Feel free to contact us with comments and questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook.
Most Recent Episode
Travel and swing dance
In this our summer-minded episode, we look at something that binds us all together: travel. Man's deep-rooted desire to travel and explore, combined with the increasing globalisation of the swing dance market has produced a generation of dancers, DJs and musicians that is almost constantly on the go. We meet some of them.
Contributors to this episode:
Diana Geisler, Vienna-based dancer, performer and instructor who travels almost every weekend to competitions and events
Simon Bressanelli, British-Italian dancer who travels and teaches full-time
Adrian Cunningham, Australian-born travelling musician and bandleader based in NYC
Meghan Gilmore, Canadian DJ and dancer, head of DJs at Herrang Dance Camp, citizen of the world
Marcus Nutzinger, From the Top co-editor
Produced and presented by Alexei Korolyov
From the Top theme song by Alexander Forstner, Nina Jukić and Alexei Korolyov