Scott Todd - Director
Mr. Scott Todd was born in Manchester, England, which is considered by many to be the heart of Ballroom and Latin American dancing due to the amount of amazing dancers and teachers which have come from this city. Since the age of 4, he has decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and train to be a competitor and teacher of the highest world class caliber. He started taking lessons with his father and the most respected world famous teachers that were based in England. During his early years, Scott took 26 examinations in both styles with the most respected professional organization of examiners in the world. Throughout all the grades of exams, he consistently achieved results of 98% and above, with over half of them being 100% for which he was presented the highest mark results title for 3 years running.
At the age of 6, Scott embarked on his competitive career, he started to train with the world champions in both dance styles and soon became the medalist champion of the year in a competition which had over a hundred couples all competing for this most prestigious title and trophy. Scott then competed in many closed and international competitions in Great Britain and throughout the world, often achieving 1st place in had fought events. At 11, Scott was already an assistant, teaching dance to many of the local competitors. By 13, Scott had already been invited to dance in countries such as France, Germany, Spain, Malta, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark and other countries throughout the world. At 14, Scott and his partner were chosen at of thousands of couples to dance on the world famous television program ‘Come Dancing’, which featured many of the world’s greatest dancers which was broadcast in the UK and many other countries throughout Europe. Scott and his partner were chosen along with 3 other couples to represent England in the most prestigious competition of all, Blackpool, at the glorious tower ballroom competing against countries from all over the world. That year team England were victorious and became the Blackpool open to the world champions. Many invitations of dance performance soon followed from schools in UK.
At 16, Scott continued to take dance examinations and soon achieved the highest recognized qualification for a professional of teaching Ballroom and Latin American dance. Many invitations of Job opportunities soon followed from reputable schools both in UK and overseas. After training for a local Icelandic girl for 3 months and danced with her in the Open to the world Icelandic championships, they became the champions in all 10 dances. He also joined the Icelandic folk dance competition and achieved the 1st place, becoming the first non Icelandic dancer to ever win the champion of this section, and beating many couples who trained in this form of dance for over 10 years. After winning this Scott soon became a hot favorite with a teaching schedule of 10 lessons per day. Due to the huge demand for his lessons, Scott had to focus his energy on training all his dancers for local and international competitions.