Richard Powers (USA) homepage Richard has been teaching contemporary and historic social dance for over thirty years. He leads workshops around the world and is currently a full-time instructor at Stanford University's Dance Division.
Richard has researched social dances from the past five centuries, with an emphasis on 19th and early 20th century social dance. Richard coined the term "vintage dance" in 1981.
Choreographed and directed the 19th century ballroom dances for the Warner Bros./ABC film North and South (1985). Choreographed the Victorian ballroom dances for the public television film Mrs. Perkins' Ball (1986). Trained the dancers for the Tri-Star film Glory (1989). Choreographed ragtime dance for Faye Dunaway and Richard Widmark in Cold Sassy Tree (1989). Choreographed the dances for the CBS film Spring Awakenings (1994).
Numerous stage choreographies include Bill Irwin's Scapin (off Broadway, 1997), dance historian for the Tony Award-winning musical Titanic (Broadway, 1997), choreographies for Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Mozart's Don Giovanni, Shakespeare's King Henry VIII, Massenet's Cendrillon, Benjamin Britten's Gloriana, Monteverdi's Madrigals of Love and War and Orfeo, Berlioz's Beatrice and Benedict, Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes, and choreographies for the Pacific Northwest Ballet.
History Consultant for Ian Whitcomb's Grammy Award-winning album Titanic and other CDs.

Karin Modigh – (Sweden) dancer, choreographer, and teacher of baroque and renaissance dance.

Ûriy Slončenko – (Ukraine) Honoured Artist of the Ukraine, choreographer and teacher of the Russian Black Sea fleet song and dance ensemble.