Marty Klempner
Balboa Swinging Tigers (Advanced / Masters Balboa Troupe)

Balboa Swinging Monkeys (Intermediate / Advanced Balboa Troupe)

Lindy Lions (Intermediate / Advanced Lindy Hop Troupe)


Marty was one of the world’s busiest Lindy and Balboa instructors, regularly featured at all the most prestigious Balboa weekends in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia & Asia. Marty began teaching and competing full time in the fall of 2002. Since spring of 2011 Marty has focused on building the Balboa Community in Montreal and is now running a fulltime swing studio…MSC.
Marty has a reputation for clear and concise explanations in the classroom. He stresses connection through rhythmic dancing, starting with a baseline of relaxation – regardless of the style of dance.

2004 & 2008 American Lindy Hop Champion
2004 & 2006 Camp Hollywood Balboa Champion
2006 Pro-Lindy, Balboa & Grand Slam Champion at Camp Hollywood
2012 Canadian Balboa Champion


Catherine Campbell-Valois


Catheirne is awesome.

We love her!!!


2017 Finalist All Balboa Weekend Amateur Strictly 
2017 Finalist All Balboa Weekend Amateur Social
2016 All Balboa Weekend Pro-Am 2nd Place 

Beginner Class

Swing 1
Take this class if it’s your first time!

We Love to Dance, Teach and Inspire!!!

Our Misson!

To INSPIRE you about ALL things of the Jazz (Swing) Era by immersing you in the culture of the  1920’s – early 1940’s.

Through dance movements, music and vintage videos & clothing.

A Safe Space!

To create a Safe Space and be inclusive to EVERYONE.  

If you want to lead, then lead.  If you want to follow, then follow.  If you want to change during a dance night, then change.  If you want to change during a song, then change.

Multi-Time American and Canadian Swing Dance Champions

Over 60 years of teaching experience among us!

All Styles of Swing from the 1920’s to the 1940’s!

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Montreal’s Swingin’ Circus

Join us to dance, learn and be inpired!

1331A St. Catherine St. East, 2nd floor
Montreal, QC, H2L 2H4
(514) 617-0248

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