Episode 1

Published on:

9th Oct 2018

West Coast Swing Dancer Doug Rousar

For the inaugural episode of Excelsior Journeys, host George Sirois sits down for a lengthy discussion with Douglas Rousar, a multi-award-winning West Coast Swing dancer, instructor, event director, and founder of the Global Online Open. They talk about how each of them found and fell in love with the dance, how Doug rose from the novice ranks to becoming an instructor for many others, his experiences with directing various events, and the journey that led him to creating the Global Online Open.

Have questions for Doug? Send them to georgehsirois@gmail.com.

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Excelsior Journeys
Ever Upward!
Inspired by the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, this weekly interview show puts the spotlight on both up-and-coming and established creative talents who share their journey to success.
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George Sirois

George Sirois is the author of the international bestselling young adult / science-fiction novel Excelsior, its two sequels, and the five-part science-fiction / sports serial From Parts Unknown. He served as President of the Missouri Writers Guild from 2017-2018, and is the host and producer of the podcasts Excelsior Journeys and From Duck Till Dark: Outside the Marvel Studios. He is also an audiobook narrator, lending his voice to books of all genres. A New Yorker since birth, George now lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and daughter. For more information, please visit www.hesgotit.com.