Born in the UK and trained on the east coast, Darren has been teaching, competing, coaching, and consulting for 17 years. He has worked for some of the top chains in the country and trained with some of the professionals you see on “Dancing with the Stars”. He has won a number of teaching awards and dance awards over the years and worked on the promotion of the motion pictures, “Shall we Dance”, “Dance with Me”, and “Dirty Dancing- Havana Nights”. Darren’s Ballroom was also chosen to promote the Liz Claiborne perfume Mambo during its launch and performed as part of Madonnas “Emmy nominated” halftime show at the Super Bowl 2012. Darren recently choreographed Legally Blonde: The Musical for the Carmel rep theater and played the principle role of Emmett. He will be shooting the independent movie “Dracula Now” filming this summer, he will be playing the role of Dracula. He is excited about sharing his love of dance and performance with the Indianapolis area.
Kim’s love of Ballroom dance began at a young age while watching Fred Astaire musicals with her father. She has been dancing for 8 years and teaching for Darren’s Ballroom for the past 2 years. She runs the studios kids department and teaches adult students both beginner and advanced, her passion for dance is infectious and with many stage and musical productions and television as well as dance competitions under her belt she is excited to be kicking up her heels at Darren’s Ballroom.