Brandi Guild

Shining Star 2022 for West Coast Swing

Dance History: Brandi holds titles in Country/Western, International 10 Dance, and West Coast Swing, however, it is West Coast Swing that has captured her heart. An active competitor, she travels the globe teaching workshops, Intensives, judging, and performing. She is known as one of the top technicians in the world and has the pleasure of sharing her knowledge with dancers of all levels. At age 5 softball was her focus. She received a scholarship to pitch for Marshall University and made the final round of trials for the US Olympic team. She eventually found her way to dance at a country western club she attended with her sister in Las Vegas. She found what she was meant to do. She relocated to Michigan to pursue her first professional dance partnership. Two years later she won her first world championship in country.

WCS accomplishments: She has placed 2nd through 5th several times in the Classic Division. 1st pace at the US Open, Boogie By The Bay ,and Capital Swing with partner Ronnie DeBenedetta. Brandi placed first in numerous champion division WCS J&J and Strictly Swing competitions.┬áBrandi was a choreographer for So YouThink You Can Dance and Lovin’ Dancing and has performed off Broadway.