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 …

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 …

Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown 9 Comments

Curtis is a 20-year veteran teacher in Newport News where he was born, raised, and educated. He received is Bachelors and Masters of Music from Christopher Newport University. Originally a saxophonist (and still playing today), he picked up singing at an early age. An introvert by nature, when he hits the stage…something happens. A switch is flipped and one of …

Bret Schaller

Bret Schaller 38 Comments

Bret Schaller is a husband, dad, and Physical Therapist extraordinaire. Originally from South Carolina, he attended Clemson University as an undergrad and then completed his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Bret has practiced Physical Therapy for the past 12 years with a 1 ½ year hiatus to be a Domestic Engineer and stay home …

Katy Dean

Katy Dean 16 Comments

Katherine (Katy) Dean grew up in Northeast Ohio and knew from a young age she wanted to be in the medical field. She started out working in local nursng homes at age16. Katy graduated from Kent State University in 1995 with her BSN and relocated to Richmond, Virginia, where she worked at VCU Health System Hospitals in the Cardiac ICU …

Jack Wagner

Jack Wagner 58 Comments

Jack Wagner moved to Ford’s Colony in Williamsburg in 2013 with his wife Suzanne, a retired teacher. Originally from Lockport NY, he graduated from Kenyon College and entered the USAF in the field of Information Technology (IT). At his 1st duty assignment in Sacramento, CA he met & married Suzanne, relocated to Wiesbaden, Germany for 4 years, earned his MBA …

Shawke Soueidan

Shawke Soueidan 34 Comments

Answering the call from Williamsburg Community Hospital in their search for a neurologist, Dr. Shawke Soueidan came to Williamsburg in 1992 looking forward to becoming a community doctor who would see and greet his many patients and their families whenever he would see them in the grocery store or about town. Whether walking for MS and Alzheimer’s, getting arrested for …