Artists & Judges


Colin James


Colin James was born in Portsmouth England. He started to dance at age seven and by age eight he was winning all the local age group and area competitions.

Colin met his perfect partner in 1979 and eventually went on to marry Lene Mikkelsen in 1986 in 1993 their twin daughters Tara and Zia were born in London.

During his dance career Colin became a Grand Slam winner, World, European, UK Open, British and International Champion.

Colin and Lene danced competitively from 1979 till 1991 and even before retiring in 1991 Colin's teaching career began to take off.

Today with over 30 years experience and winner of the Teacher of the Year award Colin is teacher, trainer, coach and choreographer to Amateur and Professional champions and dancers around the world.

Colin's two daughters have both followed in their parent's footsteps and Zia with her partner Petar Dasklov currently hold the British National Championship title.


Fausto Felix


Fausto Felix is a dancer, choreographer, director, instructor, and model. Born to Dominican parents, Fausto is the product of New York’s Boogie Down Bronx. He holds many World Championship titles in Salsa and Bachata, including 4 time team Champion. Fausto has danced alongside World famous artists Luis Vargas and Maite Perroni, and has performed on stages from the World Salsa Championships, to Madison Square Gardens.