Parker Dearborn & Melissa Rutz
Parker’s exceptional talent, distinct style, and irresistibly charming showmanship have earned him the most prestigious awards in the world of West Coast Swing. Parker holds the title to every major championship in the nation, including three time US Open Swing Dance Champion and two time Grand National Swing Dance Champion. Parker’s specialty is unique choreography and funky styling with emphasis on music interpretation.
Melissa teaches, competes, and judges all over the world. She is ranked among the top West Coast Swing dancers in the world. Melissa has won numerous champion level competitions including Showcase Swing, Classic Swing, Strictly Swing, Team, and Jack &Jill Competitions.
Melissa is known for her versatility as a dancer. She had the pleasure of working as Christina Aguilera’s dance double in her music video, Candyman. You can also watch Melissa &Arjay dance on the big screen in the movie, Love N’ Dancing.