Born in Kirkland, Washington, Ben Morris began swing dancing at the age of 12 after moving to Denver, Colorado. He now lives in Los Angeles, California, and is a graduate from UCLA with a degree is Business Economics and Accounting. Ben began teaching in 2003, and now travels all over California, as well as nationally and internationally, to teach, compete, judge, and perform. Both a Champion Lindy Hopper and a Champion West Coast Swing Dancer; he is a 2 time World Swing Dance Champion, three time U.S. Open Swing Dance Champion, Spirit of Lindy Hop award winner, a California Swing Dance Hall of Fame nominee, and a featured dancer in the upcoming movie Love N’ Dancing. His current goal is to continue to improve his dancing in both Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing, while also expanding his horizons into other dance forms.
Some of Ben's recent accomplishments include: