Both Michael and Nicole Stavola have been teaching in
Connecticut for over 35 years. They are joined by a talented
group of dance instructors who make up the Ballroom
Dancesport staff.

Michael Stavola

Michael Stavola, the founder and director of Ballroom DanceSport with two studios in Weston and Milford, Connecticut, is a certified dance professional who has been dancing and teaching ballroom dancing for over 30 years. Michael has competed both professionally and as a pro-amateur teacher in countless dance competitions where he has been awarded Top Teacher Awards. He is currently involved with the City of Bridgeport Lighthouse Project, imparting his love of dance to the children of the public schools in Bridgeport, teaching in-school dance classes and holding semi-annual dance competitions for them to perform what they have learned.

Nicole Stavola

Nicole Stavola, co-director of Ballroom DanceSport is a professionally trained, certified dance instructor. And as such, has received Top Teacher Awards in many regional and national competitions. Nicole has instructed students in dance at St. Gabriel’s Grade School in Milford , CT and has made appearances on local cable stations as well as performing at regional festivals. She specializes in beginner through advanced technique and styling.