Line Dance Connection:

What's your name? Do you have any dance nicknames that you're known by?

Monica Bizzle:

My name is Monica M. Bizzle and Iím also known as "PRYMETYME".

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

Where are you from and what city do you call home?

Monica Bizzle:

I am from Louisville, KY and itís still my home.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

What do you do in your professional life? Any hobbies outside of dance?

Monica Bizzle:

In my professional life, Iím an Accounting Coordinator.

 

Outside of dance I wear several hats, which I call my hobbies.Iím also an Event Planner, Wedding Coordinator and Caterer.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

So what do they call this dance craze in your home town? Line Dancing, Hustling, Sliding, Other?

Monica Bizzle:

We call it Line Dancing.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

Are you affiliated with any group or groups?

Monica Bizzle:

Yes, Iím the Founder and President of Louisville Slyde.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

How long have you been dancing?

Monica Bizzle:

I have been dancing for 13 years.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

How did you get involved in dancing?

Monica Bizzle:

A lady named Brenda moved to Louisville from Ohio and was teaching line dances at a local night club here in Louisville. I attended the classes frequently, Once she moved, another Lady in Louisville, Helen "HOTTLEGGS" Metcalf continued to teach. Eventually I started teaching. Then I met Ziggy, Page, Shanika, Stephanie & Ali at a dance in Louisville sponsored by Lynn Durrett formerly of Indianapolis, and they gave me information on United We Dance.I was able to convince 6 people from Louisville to attend UWD that year (2005) in Indianapolis, and the rest is dance history.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

After you attended your very first class, how did you feel?

Monica Bizzle:

I felt so enthusiasticÖ.I couldn't wait til the next one.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

How did you get into choreography? ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Monica Bizzle:

After hosting Louisville Slyde monthly meetings in my basement and learning dances from other groupsÖÖthe creative juices started to kick in.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

How many dances have you created and what was the very first dance you created?

Monica Bizzle:

I've only created 5 dances of on my own but I have collaborated on many with Jerome and other Louisville Slyde members.

 

My first dance was "Donít Do It" to "No Parking On The Dance FloorĒ by Midnight Star.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

Of all your dances which one would you say is your favorite?

Monica Bizzle:

My favorite dance and most popular is ďHypnotized" to "Hypnotiq" by Selena Johnson.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

In your own words, what makes dancing special?

Monica Bizzle:

Dancing is special to me because it is a stress reliever.When I'm dancing I'm in my own little world and I set all of my troubles aside.Dancing is also special because you meet some fun & interesting people who have a similar love and passion as you "DANCING"!

 

DANCING IS ALSO A CONFIDENCE BOOSTER AND SELF ESTEEME BUILDER.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

If you could change one thing about dancing, what would it be?

Monica Bizzle:

Honestly, right now ďNO MORE NEW DANCES TO BE CREATED FOR 1 YEAR". LOL Letís get caught up on whatís already out there.

 

 

Line Dance Connection:

Tell me one thing about yourself that the dance community would find surprising.

Monica Bizzle:

I was very shy, quiet and reserved as a young girl, teenager and young lady.Look what dancing has done to me.LOL