Shannon and Bill Butler are Minnesota dancers and performers specializing in 20th century social dances ­ from the Ragtime ­era through the 1960s fad and party dances.

Nationally, they are known for their versatility, vintage styling, and lightning­ fast feet, dancing, teaching or performing collegiate shag. Their instruction is sought after for their knowledge of 1930s dances as well as rare and uncommon social dance styles.

Locally they are best known for teaching thousands to dance over the years at one of their long-standing dance nights around the Twin Cites.