Jacob Thornton

Instructor

Jacob is a 3rd generation dancer. His grandparents were professional dancers and big promoters of social and competitive dancer. His parents are dancers (his dad owns a studio in Wichita KS) so you could day dancing is literally in his blood.

Jacob moved to Louisville to begin his professional dance career in 2019.

Awards and Recognition:
  • 2016 UCWDC World Champion – ProAm Jr Teen Newcomer
  • 2016 UCWDC World Champion – ProAm Jr Teen Division 4
  • 2017 UCWDC World Champion – ProAm Jr Teen Novice
  • 2017 UCWDC World Champion – ProAm Jr Teen Division 3
  • 2018 UCWDC 2nd Place, World Championships 2nd Place – Open Division 3
  • 2018 UCWDC 2nd Place, World Championships –  ProAm Novice
Some Fun Facts About Jacob

What’s your favorite social dance?

West Coast Swing

What’s your competitive dance?

Two Step

What is one food you can’t live without? 

Sushi

Everyone sees you at the studio all the time…what are some things you like to do in your free time?

Play Basketball, Play Guitar, Exploring new cities

Where is one place you’ve always wanted to visit?

Anywhere in Europe

What is your favorite color?

Blue

What is one thing you would tell someone thinking about starting dance…

I can’t only say one thing…

“Get your foot in the door. Just start!”

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