Instructors

 
Nora Venne

Nora can be reached at: nora@havetodance.com or 860.444.6787

  Nora has been dancing and teaching dance for over 20 years.  If you have not seen Nora on the dance floor, just look for the crazy person having the most fun.  She teaches the basics in most partner dances (West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Country Two Step, Cha Cha, Night Club Two Step, Hustle, Waltz, Foxtrot, etc.) but specializes in West Coast Swing and general dance lead/follow technique, concepts and connection for all dances.  She also teaches some popular line and partner pattern dances.  Nora’s dance training started in 1st grade with tap and ballet.  In later years, there was formal partner dance training in both leading and following, at Arthur Murray’s; and for over last 20 yrs with various dance pros from across the country where she received a Professional Dance Instructor Certification in Feb. 2007.

Nora is the past President of Shoreline Swing (9/97-12/00) and has taught at a multitude of venues around CT, MA, RI and beyond including the former Cinedrome Night Club at Foxwoods Casino, Norwegian Majesty cruise ship, the Coast Guard academy, various swing clubs, parks and recs, adult eds, specialty groups and individuals.

Nora also DJs.  She started out for a few years at WCNI in New London in 1997 and has continued to the present to DJ for various swing venues in CT and MA.

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