Sharon Davis

Lead Historian

Sharon Davis is professional swing dancer and choreographer, based in London. Sharon specialises in authentic swing and jazz age dances, which she has been studying and dancing since 2001. Sharon considers it an honour to have been able to learn these dances with some of their original creators & legends, including Savoy Ballroom legends Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, Sonny Allen and Sugar Sullivan. She has made it her mission to keep the flame of these dances alive and pass on the knowledge and joy she learned from her teachers.

Sharon holds numerous 1st place titles at the most prestigious international swing dance championships, and has taught and performed at dance festivals in over 30 countries. She is also the founder and the director of the European Swing Dance Championships. In 2013, she founded the Jazz Music & Dance Company (affectionately known as JazzMAD) in London to continue her life work of preserving, nurturing and promoting jazz music and its authentic dances.

www.sharonmdavis.com | www.jazzmad.co.uk