Markus Smith and Tren Veal
Markus Smith is an
accomplished and award winning dance competitor,
choreographer and instructor.
He has been featured on Fox’s “So
You Think You Can Dance”, BET’s “106 and
Park” program, and
the movie Love N’ Dancing. He was a co-host of DC
TEENS, a youth hand dance show that has been seen on
Global Dance TV
and shown on DCTV channel 95 in Washington DC.
the unique styles fused from Hand Dance, Funk and West Coast, Markus is quite
capable of creating a masterpiece on the floor at any moment. Although his
strongest results have come in the Classic Division, Markus is able to adapt
and build a rapport with any partner. His style and charismatic presentation,
along with a snappy dress style all to his own, leaves Markus in a class by
Tren Veal, a native of Louisiana by way of Texas,
has always had a passion for dance.
While living in Texas she began a partner style regional dance called
DFW SwingOut and then in 2005 she discovered West Coast Swing. Over the years she has competed and won many West
Coast Swing Jack & Jill’s and Strictly Swing contests placing in the top 5
in the Champions Division. Her love and passion for the dance shows on the
dance floor with her distinct style of funk, fun flavor, and footwork. As a professional swing dancer, she travels
the world teaching, performing, competing, and judging at many dance
conventions with her dance partner and partner in life Markus Smith. Dancing is not just a passion for Tren it’s a
lifestyle and she enjoys spreading her love of dance through teaching others.