Since the year 2010, Jesse Lopez has been sharing his passion for partner dancing with the Kansas City dance community. In 2013 he began professionally competing in the cabaret division and through competing found a new love in dance, west coast swing. Now Jesse is the 2015 US Open Rising Star Champion and is actively working to expedite the learning curve for new dancers interested in swing. His unique teaching style delivers powerful tools to unlock swing while still creating a supportive and joyous learning environment. Jesse is thankful for all of the support he receives from his hometown community. He is excited to continue pursing his art by teaching and performing all over the World in order to revolutionize the way West Coast Swing is learned.