We are home to some of Australia’s best dance talents and we are proud to have such an amazing array of experienced instructors on hand for you to learn from.
Connor is a Queensland dancer, teacher and performer. Extensively trained in a variety of styles from Ballroom and Latin American to Ballet, Tap and Jazz he's always got another point of view to bring to his teachings. Being an employee with the Arthur Murray Franchise for over 4 years has given him the opportunity to teach and perform with students of all ages around the world. He is currently the Australasian Rhythm Latin Champion with fellow teacher Paola Calderon. Being an energetic teacher whose always ready to have a fun lesson he's excited to jump on the floor with you, and in his own words would say, "Let's have a boogie!"
Nicola has been dancing since the age of 13 in her hometown of Liverpool, UK. Throughout high school and college she studied Performing Arts, and went on to gain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance back in 2009. Since graduating, Nicola pursued a professional career on stage performing in numerous productions including Little Shop of Horrors, Fame, Bugsy Malone, Snow White, Cinderella and many more. Since moving to Australia 5 years ago, Nicola has continued to push her professional development and immerse herself into the Arthur Murray world of Rhythm & Smooth. Her passion for dance is second to her love of teaching, having over 14 years experience in this industry.
Daniel is the Senior Instructor at Arthur Murray Parramatta studio. Daniel has been dancing Latin and Ballroom since the age of five. When asked at the age of eight what he wanted to be when he grew up he proudly announced “I’m going to be a professional Ballroom Dancer”. After winning several Championship titles Daniel turned professional in 1995 and has since taught both American and International dance styles. When not running the studio Daniel is also an active social dancer and loves dancing Lindy Hop, Salsa, West Coast Swing, and Argentine Tango.
Nunzio is an Italian born instructor who joined the Arthur Murray family in late 2018. He started dancing street Latin in 2008 and turned professional in 2014. He has since excelled in teaching, competing and performing in the street Latin industry. Having emigrated to Australia and joining the Arthur Murray team, he has devoted himself to becoming a ballroom and latin professional. Throughout his career, Nunzio has consistently viewed dance as a way to enrich students lives and believes his obligation as a dance teacher is to encourage students to pursue their own creative expression. He is an enthusiastic and magnetic instructor and is well placed to use his professional experiences, skills and beliefs to educate new dancers in the techniques and benefits of dancing.
Born and raised in Peru, Paola started dancing at the age of 15 in the styles of Street Latin and Peruvian traditional dances. At the age of 20 Paola moved to Sydney and joined Latin Motion Dance Academy, training in Salsa, Mambo, Bachata, Cha Cha, Zouk, Kizomba, Rueda de Casino, dance technique, Ballet, choreography and teacher training. A World Salsa Champion, Paola has taught and continues teaching, performing and competing as a soloist in professional partnerships and teams both nationally and internationally.