Frankie Hagan is a lindy hop and balboa instructor, a certified professional ballroom dance instructor, and a member of the NDTA (National Dance Teacher’s Association), the World Swing Dance Council, the Triangle Swing Dance Society and is familiar with the DVIDA (DanceVision) and Arthur Murray syllabi. Frankie has more than a decade worth of experience as a professional dancer. Frankie Hagan and former dance partner Brooke Katz appear as swing dancers in the motion picture “The Notebook.”
Frankie has previously been an award winning house instructor and deejay for the legendary JB Pivot’s Beach Club, in addition to providing quality dance instruction and entertainment to the Charleston, South Carolina area for several years. As a Raleigh, North Carolina native, Frankie splits his time between being a real estate broker for Fonville Morisey and a professional deejay and emcee. He has been previously associated with local franchised ballroom studios, but now teaches his private lessons at Southern Star Ballroom Center, in Raleigh, NC.
Frankie has been a formative member of the Raleigh, NC Lindy Hop and Balboa community, and is a professional deejay and dance specialist available through Island Sound DJ’s To Go. Frankie Hagan has been a contributing writer for ATOMIC Magazine and Retrospective Magazine.