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Our Instructors

Keri McLean

Professional Dancer:

  • NFL Professional Cheerleader – Washington Redskins
  • Corps de Ballet Member – Northern Virginia Ballet
  • Tap Dancer – Off Broadway Musicals
  • Performed LIVE with such artists as Diamond Rio & Reba McIntyre
  • World Title holder in West Coast Swing – Top 5 placement for 8 years running


  • Choreographer & Featured Hip Hop Dancer – Coyote Ugly Tour India/East Asia
  • Choreographer for DOVE music video award recipients
  • Recipient of Multiple Choreography & Top Teacher awards
  • Successful Studio owner for 20 yrs – State Of The Arts in Denver, Colorado


  • Judge on the Lifetime hit television series “Dance Moms”
  • Judge for Star Dance Alliance – StarPower, Revolution, Believe 



A Sydney boy from a dancing family, he was first involved in dance pre teens, eventually as an adult became serious about dance after competing for many years in various styles decided to make it a profession. He spent 11 years living and perfecting his craft in the USA where he became a nationally renowned instructor teaching, competing & performing across America, UK, Sth America, NZ & Australia. Currently residing in Australia running several dance venues while still teaching and performing throughout the Australia & America.

Shane has had a very successful career competing in the Invitational/Champions & Allstar, Classic & Sophisticated Routine WCS divisions with many “top 5” placements and “top teacher” awards nationally & internationally.


The last 10 years as a couple Keri & Shane have placed 2nd multiple times at THE OPEN the most prestigious west coast swing event. Globally thus they are now one of the most successful dance couples in the world in their division. Now ready to continue sharing their knowledge.

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