List of Famous Dance Teachers People

List of Famous Dance Teachers

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List of famous dance teachers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top dance teachers in the world? This includes the most prominent dance teachers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable dance teachers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic dance teachers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned dance teachers.

The list you're viewing contains people like Alex Da Silva and Cecil de Blaquiere Howard.

From reputable, prominent, and well known dance teachers to the lesser known dance teachers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the dance teacher field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous dance teachers ever?" and "What are the names of famous dance teachers?" then you're in the right place. (13 items)

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    Alex Da Silva is a dancer and choreographer, specializing in Salsa dancing. Da Silva is also known for being a recurring guest choreographer on the Fox TV show So You Think You Can Dance.more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Profession: Choreographer, Dance Teacher
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    Arlene Phillips is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Dance Teachers
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    Arlene Phillips, CBE is an English choreographer, theatre director, talent scout, television judge and presenter and former dancer, who has worked in many fields of entertainment. For many years she was most noted as the choreographer of numerous West End and Broadway musicals, films and television ...more

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    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Prestwich, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Choreographer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Strictly Come Dancing, DanceX, The One Show, Strictly Dance Fever, Britannia High, + more
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    Aleksandra "Ola" Jordan is a professional ballroom dancer. She appears on the British TV show Strictly Come Dancing. After winning a championship event in her native Poland, Ola moved to England and began a new partnership with James Jordan. They married on 12 October 2003. and live near Maidstone in ...more

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    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: Nasielsk, Poland
    • Profession: Ballroom Dancer, Dance Teacher, Dancer
    • Credits: Strictly Come Dancing
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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark, Frederiksberg
    • Profession: Dance Teacher, Business Administration, Dancer
    • Credits: Dancers
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    Corky Ballas

    Mark Alexander "Corky" Ballas, Sr. is a retired competitive ballroom dancer who holds several Latin dance championship titles. His son, Mark Ballas, is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars. His father was George Ballas, who invented the Weed Eater lawn-trimming device.more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Ballroom Dancer, Dance Teacher
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars
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    Cecil de Blaquiere Howard

    Cecil de Blaquiere Howard (1888 - 1956) was a Canadian-born American sculptor and dance teacher.more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1888-1956)
    • Birthplace: Ontario, Canada
    • Profession: Sculptor, Dance Teacher, Artist
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    Elsa Bessant

    Elsa Bessant was a dance teacher and mother of actress Joan Collins.more

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    • Profession: Dance Teacher
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    Tina Douglas

    Tina Douglas is the mother of Ashanti.more

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    • Profession: Dance Teacher
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