Featured Staff (& Judges)

Featured Instructors

Classes at Dance Mardi Gras will be amazing!

  • Mario Robau
  • Brian B & Ms Megan
  • Satu Ketellapper & Mike Wagner
  • Glenn Ball
  • Byron Bellew & Tammy Clark
  • Bryan Jordan & Janie Craft Deroche
  • Eric Nava & Rachael Mercedes
  • Brittney Valdez
  • John Burns & Suzanne Mosley
  • more coming soon…

Royal Court 2024

Honoring their commitment to Dance Mardi Gras

  • Greg Thrash (King)
  • Laura Thrash (Queen)
  • Rachael Champion (Captian)
  • Brittney Valdez (Maid)

Outgoing Royal Court 2023

Honoring their commitment to Dance Mardi Gras

  • Todd Longsworth (King)
  • Jamie Hoyt (Queen)
  • Eric Nava (Captian)
  • Rachael Mercedes (Maid)
  • Amiee Allen (Maid)
  • Nicole Wardel (Miad)

UCWDC Judges

We’ve got some of the most respected judges for you:

  • Tony Lee (Contest Coordinator)
  • Bill Robinson (not confirmed)
  • Satu Ketellapper
  • David Appell 
  • Richard McMurrich
  • Sherry Tovell
  • Antoinette Santoro
  • Sherry Reynolds 
  • Shari Huggett Milton 
  • Lee Harpe
  • Marcy Harpe
  • Bob Wheatley

Country DJ’s

Playing your Country tunes

  • Mona Broussard
  • Louis St George
  • Jonathan Baumeister (not confirmed)
  • Ron Moose (not confirmed)

Swing Judges

UCWDC & WSDC Competition

  • TBA (Head Judge)
  • Matt Auclair
  • Julie Auclair
  • PJ Turner
  • David Appel 
  • Bryan Jordan
  • Byron Bellew
  • Tammy Clark Duke

 Your MC’s

Here are the voices of Dance Mardi Gras 2023

  • Mario Robau (country)
  • Dean Garrish (country)
  • Glen Ball (swing)

Swing DJ’s

Playing your WCS tunes

  • TBA
  • Tim Johnson
  • John Lindo
  • Louis St George

Social Dancing:

  • 30min of social dancing between each workshop
  • Evening dancing starts at 10pm each evening
  • Music mix of 50% Country & 50% Swing
  • WCS, Two Step, Nightclub, Triple Two, Hustle, ECS