Mickey Fortanasce & Kelly Arsenault
Mickey Fortanasce and Kelly Arsenault have been dancing and competing together for the
past five years. During this time their innovation and showmanship coupled with their love
of both dance history and theory have led them to become internationally recognized teachers
and competitors in both Lindy Hop and Balboa.
Mickey and Kelly have three victories at the Balboa Rendezvous' International Balboa
Championship (2006, 2007 and 2010) as well as All Balboa Weekend's American Classic Balboa
Championship (2008). Other recent winnings include first place in the Balboa divisions at
both the International Lindy Hop Championships (2010) and the
European Swing Dance Championship (2011).
Mickey and Kelly have taught extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, Korea and Australia.
They have been featured in Time Out New York, The New York Sun, Good Day New York, and
www.priceless.com. They have also been interviewed and
filmed for a story on Balboa aired on HDTV.
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