Monday Workshop – Tickets can now only be purchased on the day at the venue

Join our workshop on Monday, October 28, for some post-comp inspiration.

This year’s workshop in Porirua covers all three styles with Steven Grinbergs and Rachelle Plaass presenting on
Standard, Stefano Olivieri and Jessica Prince New Vogue and Sigurdur Thor Sigurdsson and Annalisa Zoanetti presenting  on Latin American.

Whether you’re an amateur or professional, you’ll get something out of this workshop. Run in three sessions, you can attend just one or all three – the choice is yours.  

About our guest professionals

Steven and Rachelle -Australia

Steven and Rachelle have been dancing together for 16 years, since they were 14 and 12 respectively.

In addition to a long list of Australian titles as amateurs, they have been Australian Professional Ballroom Champions for the past three years, British Rising Star Professional Ballroom finalists and British Professional Ballroom quarter-finalists.

They spend a good part of the year away from Australia competing and learning from leading teachers throughout the world.

Steven and Rachelle are an exciting young couple who are on the rise internationally.  We are so lucky to have them with us this weekend.  They are a couple with a great sense of humour and a lot of knowledge.  We know you’re going to enjoy their show and their workshop.

Stefano and Jessica – Australia

Stefano and Jessica are the current Australian Professional New Vogue Champions.

Stefano is well known in New Zealand as a past two-time winner of and past judge of Dancing with The Stars New Zealand.  In addition he has been an  Australian Professional Dancesport Champion no less than 11 times and in 2004 was crowned IDSF World Champion for New Vogue.

They are an exciting couple with an inspiring floorshow.  The workshop will be reflective of their years of knowledge and learning. We know you’re going to love it.

Sigi and Anna – Iceland

Sigurdur Thor Sigurdsson, and Annalisa Zoanetti have been dancing together for five-and-a-half  years and have be the leading Latin couple in Australia since their first National Championship together in Australia in 2013.

They are the reigning Australian Professional Latin Champions. They were crowned the Closed Australian Champions in 2016. They then went on to successfully defend this title in 2017 & 2018.

In 2017 they made the semifinal of both the International and UK Open Championships and were ranked in the top 48 in the world in the Open Professional category.  The same year they made the final of the Blackpool Professional Rising Star Latin, placing 4th.

Sigi and Anna are a charismatic couple who now represent Iceland.  They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from years spent with top international teachers. Their personalities are larger than life and we look forward to their show and their workshop.

Workshop programme

9.30am: Doors open

10am-11am: Session 1 – Ballroom with Steven and Rachelle

11.15am-12.15pm: Session 2 – New Vogue with Stefano and Jessica

12.30pm-1.30pm: Session 3 – Latin American with Siggi and Anna

Cost

$20 per session or $45 for all three. Click here to purchase tickets.