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Jo Ann Schneider Farris

The Swing Waltz Is a Fun Figure Skating Social Ice Dance

By October 24, 2012

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Richard Dwyer and Dorothy Ann Nelson Do the Swing Waltz

When I was a teen, I will never forget doing the Swing Waltz during the Broadmoor Ice Revue.  I got to wear a dress that was worn in Ice Follies and I felt so pretty.   My partner wore a matching tuxedo.  My favorite part of the dance was smiling as I bent and swung my free leg at the end of the dance!  The Swing Waltz was a standard in ice shows when I was a kid and also is still done at social ice dance sessions and at ice dance weekends. Ice skating show legend Richard Dwyer did the dance every year in Ice Follies. ...read more

Ice Show Legend Richard Dwyer and Dorothy Ann Nelson Do the Swing Waltz - Photo Courtesy of Ice Follies and The Ice Theatre of New York City

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