Robert Shield has been dancing Lindy Hop since 2005 and founded Swing Dance Leeds in 2011. He is an accomplished performer having choreographed and performed routines for many large events including NHS nurses ball, Jive Aces theatre show as well as various television appearances on programs such as the Peaky Blinders (BBC2) and ZingZillas (CBBC) amongst others.
He is an experienced teacher, often teaching advanced level classes at national Lindy Hop weekends such as The Future Sounds of Swing, DJam, Hullzapoppin and New Years Swing and Blues. As well as advanced workshops Rob is super keen to get everyone up dancing. His enthusiastic and welcoming teaching style is well suited to the many beginner courses and taster classes at events such as birthdays and work parties.