Category: People


Welcoming Jurij Batagelj

The WDC Education Department welcomes Jurij Batagelj as its new Committee Member dancer, choreographer, director, screenwriter, teacher and former latin-american competitor Jurij started his competitive

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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,

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Who was Alex Moore MBE? By Brigitt Mayer-Karakis

Alex Moore possessed talents that made him known as “the Pope of ballroom dancing.” A great communicator with an analytical mind and photographic memory, he used those skills to analyze movement, put his findings on paper and communicate them to the dance-world in his monthly newsletter, Monthly Letter Service (MLS).

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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

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