Steve Kirvan

Drew Faithful

Steve started teaching for Fred Astaire Dance Studios (FADS) in Durham, NC in 1992. In 2001 he moved to Virginia to teach at the Virginia Beach Fred Astaire. Steve started teaching independently in 2004 to 2008 in several studios in the Hampton Roads area. In September of 2008, Steve opened 7 Cities Ballroom Dance Studio in Williamsburg, VA. Since Steve’s …

Denise Ridley-Johnston

William Melton 2 Comments

Denise is excited to dance with her star Bret Schaller making her 12th appearance in DWTWS! She is Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Instructor Ballroom Dance at William & Mary. She has taught classical ballet for 24 years; modern, jazz, and tap for 18 years; American Style Smooth and Rhythm Ballroom for 10 years; and competed professionally. Denise has partnered …

Adelle Carpenter

Drew Faithful

Adelle is a lifetime resident of Williamsburg. She began her dance training at the age of 10 at the Chamber Ballet, graduated from Walsingham Academy and studied dance at Old Dominion University and has participated in numerous productions of The Nutcracker and other classical ballets for Chamber Ballet and other companies. Adelle attended summer studies at Ballet West and the …

Woody Denmon

Drew Faithful

Woody is an American Ballroom Instructor at Country Bootleggers Dance Studio.

Brad Wanzor

Drew Faithful

Brad Wanzor is from in Virginia Beach, Virginia and is a teacher with  “A Step Above” Ballroom Dance Studio. He is currently teaching both private and group classes in Virginia Beach and Williamsburg. He is a member of the National Dance Council of America (NDCA) and registered as a Pro-Am Instructor and Competition Adjudicator. Brad has trained and received coaching …

Cindy Norge

William Melton

Hello, my name is Cindy Norge and I’m the owner of CB Dance Studios formerly called, Country Bootleggers Dance Studio located in Yorktown, VA. I’m also a native of Yorktown, VA. I feel God has led me to where I am today, along with the support of my parents, husband, family and professional instructors & students. I began dancing at …