Bio

Sharon Davis is a professional dancer, specialising in Lindy Hop, Charleston, Burlesque and other authentic dances from the 1920s, 30s and 40s.  Originally from Australia, Sharon is now based in London, and travels the world throughout the year performing and teaching her dance. She holds numerous 1st place titles at the most prestigious championships around the world, including the International Lindy Hop Championships, Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown, National Jitterbug Championships, Canadian Swing Championships and the Burlesque Hall of Fame. She has choreographed for stage shows, short film and music videos on four continents. She is the Director of the European Swing Dance Championships.

Sharon’s dance school in London is called The Jazz Music And Dance Co. (affectionately known as JazzMAD). You can find out more about it at www.jazzmad.co.uk

As Bonnie Fox, the international queen of burlesque, she is in demand to perform at festivals, burlesque revues and cabarets around the world. She has captivated audiences internationally with her elegant feather fan dances, glamorous stripteases, riotous 1920s flapper dances, stylish jitterbug routines and sassy showgirl antics. At the 2013 World Burlesque Games she won the coveted International Crown. At the 2014 Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas she won “Most Dazzling” and “Best Debut.” She has appeared in publications around the world, including advertising campaigns for Coca Cola and Virgin Atlantic.

You can find out more about Bonnie Fox and see her upcoming shows at www.bonniefoxburlesque.com


Competition Titles

2014

Sharon Davis (as Bonnie Fox) “Best Debut”, Burlesque Hall of Fame 2014, Las Vegas USA
Sharon Davis (as Bonnie Fox) “Most Dazzling Dancer”, Burlesque Hall of Fame 2014, Las Vegas USA
Sharon Davis “The Lindy Hop Engineer Award”, Lindy Focus, Asheville USA

2014 Official Judge at: Korean Lindy Hop Championships (Seoul Korea)

2013

Sharon Davis (as Bonnie Fox) 1st Place World Burlesque Games, London UK
Sharon Davis & Eran Tobi 2nd Place International Lindy Hop Championships Pro-Am, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis 3rd Place International Lindy Hop Championships Solo Charleston, Washington DC USA

2013 Official Judge at: Collegiate Jitterbug Championships (Des Moines USA), Korean Lindy Hop Championships (Seoul Korea), International Lindy Hop Championships (Washington DC USA), European Swing Dance Championships (London UK)

2012

Sharon Davis 1st Place Lindy Focus Solo Dance-Off, Asheville USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Battle, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Lindy Hop Choreography, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place National Jitterbug Championships (Camp Hollywood), Lindy Hop Classic Choreography, Los Angeles USA
Sharon Davis (as Bonnie Fox) 2nd Place World Burlesque Games, London UK
Sharon Davis & Nick Williams Finalists Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Slow Dance, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Jazz, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Blues, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis 4th Place National Jitterbug Championships (Camp Hollywood), Advanced Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Los Angeles USA

2012 Official Judge at: Korean Lindy Hop Championships (Seoul Korea), European Swing Dance Championships (Barcelona Spain)

2011

Sharon Davis 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Blues, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 2nd Place Camp Jitterbug Lindy Hop Couples, Seattle USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane Finalists Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Battle, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis 3rd Place International Lindy Hop Championships Solo Charleston, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis 3rd Place International Lindy Hop Championships Cabaret Division, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 6th Place International Lindy Hop Championships Lindy Hop Classic, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis & Carl Nelson 6th Place International Lindy Hop Championships All-Star Jack & Jill, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 8th Place International Lindy Hop Championships Strictly Lindy Champions Division, Washington DC USA

2011 Official Judge at: Crazy Rhythm Challenge (Toulouse France), Korean Lindy Hop Championships (Seoul Korea), Canadian Swing Dance Championships (Montreal Canada), European Swing Dance Championships (Barcelona Spain)

2010

Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Battle, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Lindy Hop Couples Showcase, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Kevin St Laurent 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Slow Dance, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis 1st Place Stockholm Jazz Jam Solo Authentic Jazz, Stockholm Sweden
Sharon Davis 2nd Place Lone Star Championships Solo Charleston, Austin USA
Sharon Davis & Max Pitruzzella 2nd Place Lindy Focus Invitational Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Asheville USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Jazz, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Blues, New Orleans USA
Sharon Davis & Davis Thurber Finalists Stockholm Jazz Jam Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Stockholm Sweden
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane Finalists Stockholm Jazz Jam Lindy Hop Couples Division, Stockholm Sweden
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane Finalists Camp Jitterbug Lindy Hop Couples, Seattle USA

2009

The Killer Dillers, 1st Place International Lindy Hop Championships, Team Division, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane Finalists Frankie95 (Frankie Manning’s 95th Birthday Festival) Lindy Hop Hellzapoppin Contest, New York USA
Sharon Davis & Mike Roberts Finalists Frankie95 (Frankie Manning’s 95th Birthday Festival) Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, New York USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 2nd Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament, Lindy Hop Impro Division, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Olivier C. 2nd Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament, Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Andy Spitz 2nd Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Balboa Division, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 3rd Place Camp Jitterbug Lindy Hop Couples Division, Seattle USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Camp Jitterbug Solo Charleston, Seattle USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Grenoble Lindy Tournament Solo Charleston, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis 5th Place International Lindy Hop Championships Solo Charleston, Washington DC USA
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 8th Place International Lindy Hop Championships Strictly Lindy Champions Division, Washington DC USA

2008

Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place International Lindy Hop Championships Open Strictly Lindy Division, Washington USA
Sharon Davis 1st Place National Jitterbug Championships (Camp Hollywood) Lindy Hop Advanced Jack & Jill, Los Angeles USA
Sharon Davis 1st Place Canadian Swing Championships Charleston Battle, Montreal Canada
Sharon Davis 1st Place Canadian Swing Championships Advanced Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Montreal Canada
Sharon Davis 1st Place Canadian Swing Championships Cabaret Showcase Division, Montreal Canada
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Lindy Hop Showcase, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 1st Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Fast Feet Lindy Division, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis 1st Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Solo Charleston, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 2nd Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Lindy Hop Impro Division, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis 3rd Place International Lindy Hop Championships Cabaret Division, Washington USA
Sharon Davis & Olivier Harouard 3rd Place Grenoble Lindy Tournament Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Grenoble France
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 4th Place Boston Tea Party Strictly Lindy Hop Division, Boston USA
Sharon Davis & Francois Bechu Finalists, Goodnight Sweetheart GNSH Lindy Hop Jack & Jill
Sharon Davis Finalist Stockholm Jazz Jam Solo Authentic Jazz, Stockholm Sweden
Sharon Davis & Juan Villafane 5th Place National Jitterbug Championships (Camp Hollywood) Lindy Hop Pro Division, Los Angeles USA

2007

Sharon Davis & Kevin St Laurent 1st Place International Lindy Hop Championships Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Washington USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Blues, Minneapolis USA
Sharon Davis 2nd Place Melbourne Lindy Battle Charleston Challenge, Melbourne Australia

2006

Sharon Davis 1st Place Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Charleston, Minneapolis USA
Sharon Davis Finalist Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Solo Blues, Minneapolis USA
Sharon Davis & Chance Bushman Finalists Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Minneapolis USA