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Independent Instructors & Visiting Coaches


Peter Eggleton

Thank you to the Boston studios for arranging Mr. Eggleton's visit to the area. 

After leaving the army, the culmination of eleven years as an amateur competition dancer was the achievement of a World Championship title. Upon turning professional in 1959, Peter took an Associate examination with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, the beginning of many years of service to the Society on the Ballroom Faculty, Executive Council and, ultimately, Grand Council, a position which he still holds. As a professional competitor he enjoyed, with Miss Brenda Winslade, great success winning among many titles, 8 International, 6 United Kingdom, 6 European, 3 British Open and 3 World Professional Championships. A career as a teacher, lecturer and adjudicator followed, and Peter counts himself fortunate on still being in demand for these services all over the world, working with all levels of dance from World Champion to Novice with great success, something he hopes to continue doing for many years to come. Peter's first studies in dance were at the Bush Davies School in Romford, Essex, where his teachers were, none other than Joyce Percy and Daphne Peterson. He was keen to go on the stage at the time, but school studies dictated otherwise. After that, at 18 and a day, the army took over conscription for three years, and the opportunity was gone. Hence, rather than waste the training entirely, he began an interest in Ballroom dancing, which turned out to be fortuitous!




Stephanie Frey




Kimberly Harris

Kimberly, who is originally from Rhode Island, began dancing at age 3. She has studied ballet, jazz, tap and modern for 20 years. She was a principal dancer with the Southern Rhode Island Youth Ballet Company. She is a graduate and scholarship awardee of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston. For the past 12 years Kimberly has taught various styles of dance to every age group from young children to adults on both the east and west coast. She began her ballroom and latin training with Randy Deats and almost immediately began competing in International style Latin. She continues to compete in the United States and Europe.




Christine Harvey




Russell Jackson

Russell Lee Jackson, a native of Manchester, England, was groomed to be a renowned ballroom dancer since training and traveling to dance competitions beginning at the age of five with his father, John Jackson - a prominent British dance figure who later established United Kingdom heats for IDO Showdance Championships.  Brought up among a long line of ballroom dancers, Russell's highly successful dance career is both rich in its variety and solid in its fundamentals - starting from international style Latin & Standard dance competitions & expanding to pioneering IDO Showdance performances.

In 1996, Russell came to the United States & immediately adopted dance styles such as Lindy Hop, Salsa, Hip Hop, & Argentine Tango - training the United States Lindy Hop Champions.  He also trained many collegiate ballroom teams - including Harvard University, MIT, Boston University, & Brandeis University.  He coached the Brandeis Ballroom Dance team for two years, establishing them as the most prominent club within the University. 

Russell is qualified to teach International Latin, Standard & American Rhythm & Smooth.  He is a member of the United Kingdom Alliance of Teachers of Dance (UKA), the National Dance Council of America (NDCA), and is a qualified Adjudicator.  Russell is known for his choreography & has produced professional shows at prestigious competitions across the United States.  He is currently training social & competitive dance couples, amateur formation & showdance teams, & working with & alongside predominant dance studios within the United States & England.  He worked at Fred Astaire Dance Studio &  co-founded Supershag Productions.

Russell Lee Jackson's career highlights include:
  •  Youth Latin Finalist & Junior United Kingdom Formation Champion
  • Performed in the Royal Variety Show for Princess Margaret & Prince Henry
  • Performed in numerous United Kingdom TV shows, including "Come Dancing"
  • United Kingdom, European & World Showdance Finalist
  • Trained the United Kingdom, European & World Showdance couples and Formation Champions



Russell Monk




Ferenc Nemeth




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