Since Fatcat's is one of the largest and best Ballroom Dance Studios in the Phoenix metro area, we naturally have the largest and best Staff to help you learn and enjoy Ballroom Dancing. This group of full time, part time, and volunteer members is dedicated to making the studio pleasant and professional for it’s customers. Since they’re all dancers themselves, they do their job like they were taking care of their own favorite place – it’s what makes us the BEST!

Instructors and Dance Counselors

Danielle
Ballroom Dance Instructor Danielle started teaching at Fatcat in 2011 and shares her love and enthusiasm for ballroom dancing with
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Donna
Ballroom Dance Instructor Graduate, Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy With her passion for dance and teaching, Donna is one of the
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John
Ballroom Dance Instructor Graduate, Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy John’s dancing career started when he wished to impress a potential date
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Mark C.
Ballroom Dance Instructor New Student Specialist Graduate, Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy Mark has been with Fatcat Ballroom since it was
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Miguel
Instructor DVIDA Certified Competitions: Sunburst, People’s Choice Specialties: Salsa, Bachata, Latin / Rhythm dances Coming to Fatcat’s from Cuuernivaca, Mexico,
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Roseann
Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy Specializes in International Style Roseann was born to dance.  She has had a love for dancing
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Vladi
Ballroom Dance Instructor Vladimir  was born and raised in Bulgaria, Europe. He fell in love with dancing at young age and achieved
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Independent Instructors

Chad and Marie
Chad started as a social dance student while studying Music in college. He eventually changed his major to Dance and
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Chad L
Chad L.
Chad Lakridis is committed to providing the best possible dance experience for our students and all with whom we come
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Cullen
Hip Hop Instructor Ballroom Dance Instructor Cullen has been a professional dancer for 16 years. At the age of 17
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Genadi
Genadi Lulchev is born in Bulgaria. He began dancing at age of seven. Genadi enjoyed a successful career as a
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Helmut
Ballroom Dance Instructor, all styles Specialist in Argentine Tango Helmut started his dance career in New York City where he
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Mila
Mila
Dancing was a part of my life from age 6 when my father bought a dance hall to have Mexican
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Mona
Instructor Specialties: West Coast Swing, Country Dancing Mona Brandt, a full time dance instructor in the Phoenix metro area, has
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Roy and Sharon
Country Dance Instructors UCWDC sanctioned competitors Roy and Sharon have been teaching and competing on the United Country Western Dance
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Susan
Susan is  a Native to Phoenix AZ   and has Always had a fascination with dance. Her first interest was in the
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Administrative Staff

Helen
Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy student “Go To Gal” Fatcat’s photographer Helen has been a Fatcat dancer since the day Terry
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Gene
“Go To Guy” Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy graduate Gene started ballroom dancing a few years ago, and has been part
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Brandon
Administrative Assistant Fatcat “GO TO” guy A part of Fatcat’s since shortly after opening in 2008, Brandon is the “Go
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Roseann
Arizona Ballroom Teachers Academy Specializes in International Style Roseann was born to dance.  She has had a love for dancing
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