Brian Fortuna

Brian Fortuna is an American professional ballroom dancer, choreographer and instructor. He was born and raised in Philadelphia. Brian’s parents have nationally ranked titles in ballroom and Latin dancing.  He started dancing at the age of four at his mother’s studio. He was the North American Top Teacher in 2004 and 2005, during which time […]

Hayley Holt

Hayley Holt is from Auckland, New Zealand and is a dancer/snowboarder-turned-TV-celebrity. She started learning ballroom and Latin American dancing at the age of seven and competed until the age of 19. Hayley was the 1998 NZ Ballroom Dancing Champion and placed 19th in the Blackpool Rising Star Professional Ballroom Competition, and was sixth in the […]

Darren Bennet

Darren Bennett (born 14 February 1977) is a professional dancer. Him and his wife Lilia Kopylova has a successful career in professional latin dancing, competing nationally and internationally. They give private lessons in their home studio at Sheffield, England. In November 2005 Darren and Lilia won the British Championships for Professional Latin, coming first in […]

Ian Waite

Ian Waite is a professional Latin-American dancer, who started dancing at age 10 and is a former European Youth Latin American Champion. Since 2004 his dance partner has been Camilla Dallerup. He has 12 competition wins between 1998 and 2001. Camilla and Ian were placed 2nd for Latin American at the 2005 UK Closed Championships. […]

Lilia Kopylova

Lilia Andreievna Kopylova (born 18 June 1978) is a professional dancer born in Moscow, Russia. She has been competing as an amateur since July 1997 and as a professional dancer with her husband Darren since May 2003. They both have achieved significant success in the Professional Latin style of dancing, both nationally in the UK […]

Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy is a retired professional Latin American dancer, and is a former international, United Kingdom Open, British National, European and World Masters Champion. She was born in Bournemouth, Dorset. She started dancing at five years old in Bournemouth. She competed in the United States for two years from the age of 18. She has […]

Matthew Cutler

Matthew Cutler (born October 30, 1973) is a successful English dancer, from Chelmsford, Essex. He started dancing at the age of eight, when he was attending the local church hall every Saturday. Matthew is specialised in Latin American dancing, and was the UK Latin Champion from 2000 till 2005. Matthew’s dance partner was his ex-wife […]

Camilla Dallerup

Camilla Dallerup (born 1974) is a Danish ballroom dancer,  who lives in the UK. Camilla has been dancing from the young age of two. Her mother used to take her to dance classes in Aalborg, Denmark. At the age of 12, Camilla won the Danish Junior Championships. After she moved to England, she partnered with […]