Kate Basile – Director
Kate started dancing at a local dance school when she was seven years old and has never looked back. Her first major success came at the age of sixteen when she won the Under 21 (Youth) UK Closed Ballroom Championships. Kate was England’s World Representative, semi-finalist in many major Championships worldwide and British Professional Showdance Champion. Kate toured with the award-winning theatre show “Burn The Floor” for two years and has performed in her own right across Europe, South Africa and the USA. Kate holds a BSc(Hons.) in Sports Science and has over thirteen years experience teaching Ballroom & Latin dancing in many studios around the world. Kate is a qualified adjudicator and teacher with the IDTA and British Dance Council.
Jeremy Basile – Director
Jeremy comes from Australia, where he started Ballroom and Latin dancing at the age of five after seeing the film “Strictly Ballroom” at the cinema. He began entering competitions right away and eventually became Australia’s representative to the World Championships. Jeremy is a former Australian National Champion, Asia-Pacific Champion, World Showdance Finalist and British Professional Showdance Champion. He also performed in the award-winning theatre show “Burn The Floor” for four years, travelling all over world. Jeremy has been teaching since he was sixteen years old and has taught in Australia, the USA and now right here in the UK. Jeremy is a qualified adjudicator and teacher with the IDTA and British Dance Council.