Welcoming Charlotte Jorgensen

The WDC Education department is proud to announce that Legendary Ballroom expert Charlotte Jorgensen will join the department in our efforts to inspire, stimulate and promote excellence in education for...



Who was Robert (Bobby) M. Medeiros?

Excerpts from Ballroom Icons    © Brigitt Mayer-Karakis England, beset with etiquette tenets and rules of conduct, and the U.S., the land of freedom of expression, each developed completely different Latin...



Who was Josephine Bradley MBE

Excerpts from Ballroom Icons © Brigitt Mayer-Karakis Josephine, “Jo” was affectiontely called the “first lady” of ballroom dancing. Those who were privileged to know her, remember her as one of...



The dance detectives

Alison Gallagher-Hughes hears from Brigitt Mayer-Karakis about the World Dance Council’s attempts to put history at our fingertips. Click the link below, to read the full article. The_Dance_Detectives



Perfect 10: The tango By Nicola Rayner

 This article first appeared in a series called Perfect 10 in Dance Today (www.dance-today.co.uk) In the ballroom, the tango is unmistakable. Even its name – the hardness of the consonants – suggests...