Neil and Lesley Marshall qualified as dance teachers in 1977 and started competing in the Inventive Dance Competitions in 1978 and won their first inventive in 1979. Having now had over 50 prize winning dances, including the very popular Rumba Loui Ann, Kennies Waltz and Key Quickstep they continue to compete at all the major events.
Neil and Lesley have danced since a very early age, both coming from dancing families, and met in 1974 at the Blackpool Dance Festival.
Neil trained with Jack & Joyce Briggs and danced open competitions. He joined their formation team at the age of 15 to 28 and the team won the Carl Alan Award and appeared on Come Dancing for many years.
Neil and Lesley run regular sequence dances throughout the week in the Grenoside and Stannington areas of Sheffield and provide children’s dance classes each Saturday.
They also teach new dances at the ISDC Humberside area one Sunday each month, which they have done for the last 25 years. They are also guest MC’s at major events in the year.
Both are adjudicators, qualified in all three branches and are qualified scrutineers. To find out more about Neil and Lesley’s sequence dances telephone 0114 2337290