Meet Our Staff

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About Bill Krumenauer…

photo_BillK Bill started his dancing career working for a nationally franchised studio and had been a NDCA certified dance teacher for the past 27 years. He has twice been awarded a national Top Teacher Gold Level Award, for his teaching style. Bill and his professional partner spent seven years on the competition dance floor. An ankle injury forced Bill to leave the competitive world behind. He now specializes in teaching social style dancing and the art of the lead and follow. Bill believes very strongly that dancing should be fun and available to all who desire to try. He strives to make each student he works with feel confident in their abilities and grow to their full potential. His humorous style puts his students quickly at ease. Bill Krumenauer is a native Wisconsinite who was born and raised in Eau Claire. Seventeen years ago, he and his wife, Rachel, moved to “historic downtown Cedarburg.” They have two children. Katie is 15 and Ryan is 8. Private Lesson rate: $70 per 50 minutes. Email Bill or call (262)375-8520 Visit Bill on his website for all the lastest: www.dancingkrum.com
“Dance like no one is watching and have fun.”
-Bill Krumenauer

About Suzana Gossett…

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DanceSport Coach & Choreographer

  Suzana, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a Professional Ballroom Dance Coach and Performer of 25 years. She began her ballroom dance training while in high school. While studying ballroom dance, Suzana competed in American Rhythm and American Smooth in the Junior Division (under 18) for one year. The thrill of success and the love of dance motivated Suzana to continue her dance training to become a Dancesport Professional, certified as an instructor and professional competitor.   As a Professional Competitor registered with the National Dance Council of America, Suzana has competed in numerous dance events across the country, obtaining several Regional and National Championship Awards. Suzana is nationally certified in both American and International Styles of dance. Her field of expertise encompasses coaching competitive dance teams in the proficiency of technique and styling, as well as creating customized choreography for competition and show events for Ballroom and Latin dancers across the U.S. Private Lesson rate: $85 per 55 minutes E-mail Suzana: dancesuzana @yahoo.com (please note copy and paste sometimes adds a space before the @ symbol the e-mail address)
“Dance is a dream to be lived and shared” – Suzana Gossett

About Kelly Robbins…   photo_KellyKelly is a professional Ballroom dance trainer, competitor, and performer. She specializes in American-style Smooth and Rhythm. She has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in music education. Kelly has certification in bronze, silver and gold levels of Ballroom and Latin dance, entitling her to an Associate position in the Ballroom dance community. Kelly and her professional partner won many local, regional and Midwest titles. They were National finalists at such prestigious competitions as Miami, Las Vegas, and Ohio. While competing in many styles such as American Rhythm, International Standard, and Cabaret divisions, American Smooth has always been her favorite. Upon retiring from the competition circle Kelly continued to be seen as a featured performer with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as well as Guy Lombardo’s Royal Canadians, the Pabst Theatre and as WOKY’s Ballroom and Latin representative. Kelly’s teaching abilities have earned her an award as Top Female Teacher at the national level. One of Kelly’s most rewarding teaching experiences was sharing her abilities with the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Badger Association. Kelly has a talent for being able to work with people of all ages and at all different levels of dance. She is happy to customize her teaching to suit your needs whether it is a special event, a social dance, a competition, or a wedding.   Private Lesson rate: $70 per 50 minutes E-Mail: kellyrobbins2104 @gmail.com (please note copy and paste sometimes adds a space before the @ symbol the e-mail address)
“If music is the food of the soul, then dancing lets the soul take flight.”
-Kelly Robbins

About Mark Webster…

  photo_MarkMark, a native of Wauwatosa, was exposed to a variety of dance styles during high school. This inspired him to seek his dream. Mark left Freshman year of college to pursue a career as a Ballroom & Latin dancer. He was partnered and groomed by one of the nation’s largest franchise studios. After achieving top teacher awards, Midwest Regional Dance Champion & US Rhythm finalist status, Mark left to pursue his art and craft independently. Enjoying his new found freedom to teach and study dance, Mark established Milwaukee’s own “Champion Ballroom Showcase & Competition”. The Marcus Center of the Performing Arts provided an ideal venue to feature the World’s leading Ballroom & Latin dancers. These productions were enjoyed by dancers & audiences for 11 years. Mark returned to finish college and then found himself taking over the ownership of an established dance studio in Glendale, WI. He renamed the studio, North Shore Ballroom, and it had a successful 3 year run. Mark seized the opportunity to sell the business to return to the enjoyment of teaching without the encumbrance of dealing with the business aspects of owning a studio. He now instructs at DanceSport Studios of Cedarburg where he is also was the studio manager for over a decade. Mark continues to explore and update his craft through training and coaching and he enjoys performing and competing with his students that seek those opportunities. He is currently ranked in the top 10 teachers for the United States in the DanceSport Series and Dancers Cup Tour. His diverse experience enables him to share his knowledge with beginners as well as advanced dancers. Private Lesson rate: $75 per 50 minutes. E-Mail Mark: webstermrk @aol.com (please note copy and paste sometimes adds a space before the @ symbol the e-mail address)
“After so many years in the dance business it is great to still be living my dream and helping others attain their dancing goals.”
-Mark Webster

About Susan Alby…

  photo_SueSusan Alby has been sharing her joy of music and dance with people of all ages for over 25 years. Playing the piano throughout her childhood led her to the study of dance in her young adult years. Finding this was her true pursuit, she began teaching ballet, tap, and jazz in the local community. She eventually discovered the magic and fun of Ballroom and Latin dancing, and immediately knew it would play a vital part in her program of instruction. At Northern Michigan University, Susan, earned a BA in Art & Design with a minor in Music. While working on her degree she enjoyed teaching basic social Ballroom and Latin dance classes for Adult Continuing Education in Marquette. Upon returning to Wisconsin her interst in Ballroom and Latin led her to instruction with a champion dancer at one of the nation’s largest franchise studios. It was here that Susan was able to incorporate her knowledge of techniques in classical dance. In 2006 Susan founded her business Chance2Dance in order to teach social style dancing at various locations in the Sheboygan area. Her main goal is to share the wonderful worls of dance with others. In Sheboygan she is presently teaching at the internationally renowned John Micheal Kohler Arts Center. She continues to study with the very talented teachers at DanceSport Studios of Cedarburg. Susan enjoys dance at every level – studying, teaching, performing, and most of all having lots of fun. Private Lesson rate: $60 per 50 minutes E-Mail Sue: sue.alby @hotmail.com (please note copy and paste sometimes adds a space before the @ symbol the e-mail address)

About Rob Salli…

Rob Salli Rob began his dancing career in 1995 with Arthur Murray International in Minneapolis (Edina), Minnesota. There he studied the pre-bronze social standard level for one year before transferring to the Arthur Murray Studio in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He completed the full bronze standard in social dancing in May of 1998. After that he left the Arthur Murray Franchise, and Eau Claire, and moved to the Madison area where he worked, taught dancing part-time, and social danced in the Milwaukee area. He has been social dancing and instructing part-time in the Milwaukee area since relocating here in 2003.