Michael Stylianos

CHAIRMAN of Adjudicators

Michael Stylianos has been full time professional since 1965. With his wife Lorna he enjoyed a fruitful competitive career winning and successfully defended all major professional Latin American Championships
After their competitive retirement they continued to appear in cabaret and were much in demand worldwide. They have appeared in front of members of the Royal family on numerous occasions and in 1986 were the first and only Latin American dancers to appear at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

Internationally well known, Michael travels the world teaching, lecturing and adjudicating, He currently coaches the current day Champions and has been responsible for the training of many National, European and World Champions.

He has received awards for his teaching achievements from Slovenia, Greece, the USA and Finland, where he also received the freedom of the City of Oluo.
Michael also received a Carl Alan for the person to do the most for Ballroom Dancing. This was mainly due to his involvement and publicity with the British Ice-Skating Team. He contributed enormously towards the success of Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean, introducing many of the Latin American movements onto the ice.
He holds triple Fellowship qualifications with the prestigious Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and was elected as a Latin American Faculty official. In 1998 Michael was invited to sit on the Grand Council of the ISTD. He is Co Organiser of several International Championship events each year including the Coveted “Carl Alan Awards”
Michael is also Vice President of the European Dance Organisation.

Richard Miller

Compere / Master of Ceremonies

Master of ceremonies Presenter, and TV and Radio commentator
Master of Ceremonies for An Evening with Shirley Ballas tour 2021.
Co-Organiser choreographer and owner of Backlash Ballroom the stage show.
Co owner of Dance House of Norwich Ltd
Partner Miller Dance Centre Norwich. ( Est 1991)

Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly

Sound & Music

• Executive Event Organiser, Coordinator & Compere.
• Professional DJ & Sound Engineer.
• Musical Director for the British, Imperial & World Dance Championships.
• Certified BDC Championship Adjudicator, Chairperson & Scrutineer.
• World, European and UK Professional 10 Dance Finalist.
• United Kingdom 10 Dance Champion x 2
• British Professional Showdance Champion x 2

Anne Gleave

Carol MacRaild

Denise Weavers

John Wood

Karen Hilton MBE

Lorna Lee

Matthew Cutler

Nicola Nordin

Sergey Surkov

World Dance Competitors Commission
IDM International Dancing Minds
Anita Flavina Dance Shoes
DSI London