DANCE PROFESSIONALS FROM 2019
- United States Ballroom Championship Regional Series Top Teacher Grand Finalist
- United States Pro-Am Rhythm Champion and Smooth, Standard, and Latin Finalist
- Six-Times First Coast Classic Top Teacher Recipient and Sixteen-Times Finalist
- Four-Times The Dancer’s Cup Circuit Top Teacher Finalist
- World Master Pro-Am Smooth, Rhythm, Latin, Standard, 9 & 10-Dance Champion
- American Rhythm Rising Star Champion First Coast Ballroom Dancesport Championships
- United States Ballroom Championship Top Standard Teacher Finalist
- Choreographer – Local production of “Six Dance Lesson In Six Weeks“
A lover of several different dance styles, Sean has also trained and performed in Latin dances, Argentine tango, west coast swing, rueda de casino and dancehall.
Outside of dance, Sean earned his bachelor degree in Finance and graduate degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Miami and has also spent several years working with local organizations to improve the quality of the Florida public school system.
Very dedicated to competition and performances, Nino is able to blend the strong, athletic side of ballroom, with the more delicate and artistic aspect of it.
In 2015, Nino moved to the US from Italy, starting a brand new journey with his life partner Lauren, with the goal of changing people’s lives by sharing what has changed his own life: the Art of Movement.
Carolyn is the owner of Monarch Ballroom Ponte Vedra, specializing in ballroom and latin instruction in St Johns County, where she lives with her family. Having danced since childhood, her training includes classical ballet, tap, jazz and contemporary as well as ballroom and latin styles. Performing live has always been a joy, with opportunities including performing with the Australian Opera Company and for Sydney based companies in Japan and Thailand before sailing the Caribbean with Carnival Cruise Lines. Carolyn has placed in both American Rhythm, and American Smooth styles since focusing on ballroom dancing, as well as competing Pro-Am with her students. With many years of teaching and performance experience, Carolyn is pleased to be able to participate in First Coast Dancing With The Stars supporting Beaches Fine Arts Series.
Monarch Ballroom & Dance Studio Ponte Vedra
Vincent began training as a professional dancer in Fort Walton Beach. For the next six years he studied and became proficient in a variety of dance styles to include American Rhythm and American Smooth. While maintaining a competitive dance career, Vincent also maintained teaching an active student body of over 50 clients to continue fostering his own personal growth and development.
Vincent is currently competing and teaching at Monarch Ballroom and Dance Studio in Jacksonville, Florida. Over the years, in support of fundraising for charity he has had the opportunity to perform and share the stage with superstar names of the ballroom world such as Toni Dovolani, Lacey Schwimmer, Mark Ballas, the Maks & Val Chmerkovskiy, Emma Slater, and Sasha Farber, to name a few. He is both honored and proud to be participating in the First Coast Dancing with the Stars event to continue this tradition of giving back to the community.