Eman & Nitz Alderman - Southside Imperial Dance Club
Eman and Nitz are active founding members of the South Side Imperial Dance Club in St. Louis MO. They have served on the Board of Directors and have always offered their services to teach, coach and judge dance competitions. In 1987, Eman and Nitz successfully started a junior dance program in St. Louis that has become a model for many dance clubs and has opened many doors for junior dancers in the swing dance community across the US. Their many awards include the 1990 South Side Members of the Year, the 1993 US Open Humanitarians Award, their 1998 induction into the Midwest Swing Dance Federation Hall of Fame, and the 1999 South Side Presidents Award.